What did the Project Managers ever do for us?

The Lazy Project Manager

Reports such as PMI’s Pulse of the Profession™ The High Cost of Low Performance can really help here. And the PMI Pulse report concludes with a sobering statement ‘Organizations that have poor project success rates may be forced to manage their projects reactively by tightening deadlines and cutting budgets to achieve their intended results’ and this will only mean less projects, less success, less change delivered, and fewer strategic achievements.

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PMI Are some more equal than others?

The Lazy Project Manager

And the declaration is I am challenging all of the project management organisations and publications around the world (you may have seen a series of articles from 2015 at the same time as the PMI EMEA Congress in London and this year I am back again just before the PMI EMEA Congress in Barcelona but that is because it is at this time of the year I reflect on what I am doing, and look at the project community around me – and so, to be very clear I am not just attacking PMI ).

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How good is your ability to build trust?

Susanne Madsen

PMI’s Pulse Report, The High Cost of Low Performance , reveals that poor communication is indeed a major factor in half of all projects that fail. One of the most important prerequisites for building great professional relationships with team members and stakeholders is trust. Without trust it’s impossible for a project to function effectively as people are unlikely to open up, collaborate and follow someone who they feel they can’t rely on.

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#PMSELFIE

The Lazy Project Manager

Uncategorized # 2015 assess hashtag lazy project manager peter taylor PMI pmp project project author project management project manager project speaker review self selfieOh you know what is coming, it is the season of goodwill and great cheer, and selfies and hashtags for sure are going to be part of this (#RESISTANCEISFUTILE), and that is fine of course.

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Number of PMI Certified Project Managers: Total Number of PMP credential holders: 607,128. # PMI Agile Certified Practitioner holders: 5,265. [14]. Project Management Institute: Pulse of the Profession 2015: Capturing the Value of Project Management 2015. Capterra Project Management User Research Report 2015. The post Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015 appeared first on Blog Wrike.

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The PMI Talent Triangle: A Guide [for members and non-members]

Online PM Courses

The PMI Talent Triangle is a simple tool that reminds us all about the value of a broad range of professional skills. The most succinct – and possibly best known – articulation of that full range of capabilities is the PMI’s Project Management Talent Triangle. Just a Moment… Who or What is the PMI? If you don’t know who or what the Project Management Institute (PMI) is, take a look at this video before reading on.

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PMI Global Congress Wrap-up

Zen Project Management

I'm at the Orlando airport, departing from this year's PMI North America Global Congress. I know PMI spent more time preparing the speakers and working with them on the presentations, so I would think this would have had to helped the quality of the presentations I've attended at least part of every North America congress since 1999, and even a few of the ones in Europe. While I did enjoy it, this year's was definitely not among my favorites.

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PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) Exam Study Material [Updated for 2015]

Deep Fried Brain

Updated for PMI-ACP Exam 2015: I wrote this blog post in Oct 2013 when I was preparing for the PMI-ACP exam. Agile Contact Hours PMI-ACP Sample QuestionsAs I was going through process, I was collecting and documenting the list of study.

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Peanut Butter, Jelly and Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

project management apm challenges ipma lazy project manager peter taylor PMI pmo pmp Process project project author project manager project speakerOne of the first things Marissa Mayer did on becoming Yahoo’s CEO and being tasked with rescuing the once mighty company was to launch an assault on unnecessary bureaucracy with the creation of ‘PB&J’ A play on the ‘peanut butter and jelly’ much loved in the U.S;

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How PMOs can balance time, cost and quality

Moira Alexander

Furthermore, in a report titled “The High Cost of Low Performance,” the Project Management Institute (PMI) states 61 percent of firms acknowledge they often struggle to bridge the gap between strategy and day-to-day implementation. If 88 percent of C-suite executives agree that project alignment with strategy is vital to organizational success, why are only 56 percent of projects meeting strategic objectives?

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5 practical project management certifications

Moira Alexander

A few of the more well-known project management associations are the Project Management Institute (PMI), the International Project Management Association (IPMA), the American Society for Advanced Project Management (ASAPM), the International Association of Project and Program Management (IAPPM) and the American Academy of Project Management (AAPM). “ Do you have what it takes to be a project manager? looked at the pros and cons of project management as a career choice.

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7 tips to transform difficult stakeholders into project partners

Moira Alexander

According to a report by the Project Management Institute (PMI), Managing Change in Organizations: A Practice Guide , “Trust is identified as particularly important in obtaining support for and participation in change efforts. Executives and employees see change differently: (a) senior managers typically see change as an opportunity for both the business and themselves; and (B) employees typically see change as disruptive, intrusive, and likely to involve loss.

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Video Diary: PMI EMEA Global Congress 2016

Girl's Guide to PM

Here’s my video diary of PMI EMEA Global Congress in Barcelona. You'll also like: Video Diary: PMI Global Congress EMEA Day 2 This is the video diary from Day 2 at PMI’s Global Congress EMEA in Dublin. Video Diary: PMI Global Congress EMEA Day 3 This is my final video diary from the PMI Global Congress EMEA 2011 in Dublin. PMI Global Congress EMEA [Video Diary, Day 1] This is my video diary for 10 May 2015 from the PMI Global Congress EMEA in London.

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PMI Netherlands Summit

The Tao of Project Management

I was lucky enough to be invited to attend and speak at the successful PMI Netherlands Summit in 2015. It was an excellent event and now the PMI Netherlands Chapter with CKC Seminars are preparing for the fifth edition on September 15th 2016 in Conference Center Spant! Just Visiting If you're not submitting a paper, but interested in attending the PMI Netherlands Summit, then e arly bird bookings will receive a €50 discount!

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4 Keys to Getting Successful Project Sponsorship

Wrike

PMI, Executive Sponsor Engagement: Top Driver of Project and Program Success. PMI, The High Cost of Low Performance. Good sponsorship is the #1 driver of project success.[1] 1] Yet fewer than 2 in 3 projects have actively engaged project sponsors.[2] 2] With fewer than 40% of all projects successfully being completed on time, within budget, and to specification/requirements,[3] good project sponsors are needed more than ever. How to Get Effective Project Sponsor Support.

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Free Online Project Management Guide for New Project Managers

Wrike

In the guide, we break down the basics of project management into different sections: a basic glossary of terms ; a discussion on project management methodologies ; tips on team management, collaboration, risk, stakeholders, and more ; even a section on the PMI and PMBOK. If you’re taking your first steps as a project manager and feel like you’re in way over your head with all the terms, acronyms, and best practices, we’ve put together something that can help.

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What’s Changing on the PMP Examination This November 2015?

Wrike

See the full announcement on the PMI website. Those aspiring to get their Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, take note: there will be changes to the PMP examination which will go into effect this November 2015. After that date, the new PMP exam will be instated and you’ll have to upgrade to the new Exam Content Outline ( dated June 2015 ). To view all the changes in detail, see the latest Exam Content Outline (June 2015).

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PMP Exam Changes in 2021: Are You Ready?

MPUG

PMI will start conducting the exam based on a new pattern as of January 2, 2021. From January 2, 2021 on, PMI will administer a new version of the exam. The exam was supposed to change on July 1, 2020, but PMI postponed it by six months because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Golden Threads, and Ruby Slippers

EarthPM

Now, out comes the latest PMI “Pulse of the Profession” report, entitled “Capturing the Value of Project Management Through Decision Making”. Here, strengthened by the data in this excellent PMI study , we re-issue that challenge. Uncategorized decision-making golden thread long-term PMI portfolio pulse of the profession ruby slippers sustainability

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The PMP® Exam is Changing: Here’s What You Need to Know

International Institute for Learning

In June 2019, the Project Management Institute (PMI) ® announced that significant changes are coming to the Project Management Professional (PMP) ® Exam. Remember, if you file online (and most folks do), PMI ® has five calendar days to review your application and notify you if you’re eligible to sit for the exam. Many folks ask, why does PMI have to change the exam? PMI also identified forty-two tasks across all five domains that competent project managers perform.

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Step 6: Portfolio Management Deployment

The Tao of Project Management

These can be based on off-the-shelf standards such as the PMI's Standard for Portfolio Management, OGC's Management of Portfolios or a good book on the subject (such as my own Project Program and Portfolio Management in easy steps). The final step in the deployment of best practices is the big one, portfolio management. Not many organisations have yet achieved this, so this is the area that can deliver real competitive advantage to any business.

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Take Control of Your Career: Episode 77

PM for the Masses

We talk about PMI Salary Survey and the best way to take control of your career. We talk about PMI Salary Survey and the best way to take control of your career. On this episode I speak with career coach Dev Ramcharan. The post Take Control of Your Career: Episode 77 appeared first on Project Management for the Masses. On this episode I speak with career coach Dev Ramcharan. Podcast

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How to Earn 60 PDUs for Free and Maintain Your PMP®Certification

iZenBridge

After Dec 2015 CCR changes, the ways of earning PMP® PDUs became easy and flexible. Here are a few key points you should understand about the PMI PDU process-. According to the PMI’s CCR, you need to earn at least 35 PDUs under Education category. Blogs on earning Technical , Strategic , and Leadership PDUs will help you to get a few ideas of books to assist in earning PMI PDUs. PMI-ACP® Certification. PMI-PBA® Certification.

PMP Exam Changes in 2021: Are You Ready?

MPUG

PMI will start conducting the exam based on a new pattern as of January 2, 2021. From January 2, 2021 on, PMI will administer a new version of the exam. The exam was supposed to change on July 1, 2020, but PMI postponed it by six months because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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SPM 024 | Meet Aspiring Project Manager Jared Coffin

SensiblePM

In 2013 PMI published a report Industry Growth Forecast , which projects that 15.7 This is the first in what is anticipated will be a long running series where the Sensible Project Manager mentors an aspiring project manager. Today you will meet Jared Coffin, who we will get to know during the coming months as he shares his journey into project management. During the Podcast. Meeting Jared Coffin.

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Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

The Lazy Project Manager

And there are communities you can connect to – on LinkedIn, through the project management bodies such as PMI and APM, etc. The ESI report from 2015, The Global State of the PMO, identified that some 72 per cent of respondents reported that the value of their PMO was questioned by key stakeholders – usually senior management – over the last 12 months. Extracted from Delivering Successful PMOs , Peter Taylor and Ray Mead, 2015, Gower Publishing, Farnham.

New Resources Pt 3- Interview with Samad Aidane

Stepping Into Project Management

He is also a featured speaker at Project Management Institute Congresses, local PMI Chapters, and at organizations such as J.P Samad Aidane is a cross-cultural leadership and Project Management Consultant and Coach with over two decades of experience in information technology change initiatives. Morgan, HP, and T-Mobile.

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Five Immutable Principles of Project Success , PMI Spring Seminar, 2021, Austin TX. Five Principles of Project Success , PMI, Northern Utah Chapter, Professional Development Day, 2012. Applying Deliverables Based Planning ® To Increase Our Probability of Success , PMI Fort Worth, Chapter Meeting, 15 July 2010. Creating Credible Plans, Integrated Reporting and Control Systems - Part 1 , College of Performance Management, IPM Workshop, 2015. IV, Issue VIII, August 2015.

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The Social Project Manager

The Lazy Project Manager

The Social Project Manager, Balancing Collaboration with Centralised Control in a Project Driven World Dec 2015, Gower (Peter Taylor). Uncategorized apm author book ipma keynote lazy management Manager peter PMI pmp project social speaker taylorThe Social Project Manager. Balancing Collaboration with Centralised Control in a Project Driven World. We human beings are social beings. We come into the world as the result of others’ actions. We survive here in dependence on others.

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Bringing a whole new meaning to ‘Business Casual’

The Lazy Project Manager

Occasionally you have to follow process, there is a time and a place for casualness, and occasionally even I have to wear a tie (November 2015 was the last time I believe) but mostly you don’t and life, the business you work for, and you, are all the better for it. project management apm business casual ipma lazy project manager peter taylor PMI pmp project project author project manager project speaker projects

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My Top 10 Project Risk Management Blog Posts of 2019

Project Risk Coach

Year Visitors 2019 220,856 2018 113,206 2017 57,560 2016 42,000 2015 33,000 One of my 2019 goals was to help 180,000 website visitors. My aim has been to make project risk management easy to understand and practical to apply, putting you in the driver's seat of your projects." - Harry Hall, PMP, PMI-RMP -. I also plan to speak and conduct more project risk management workshops for PMI Chapters in 2020. Furthermore, I've recently started the PMI-RMP for U.S.

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My Top 10 Project Risk Management Articles of 2019

Project Risk Coach

Year Visitors 2019 220,856 2018 113,206 2017 57,560 2016 42,000 2015 33,000 One of my 2019 goals was to have 180,000 website visitors. I also plan to speak and conduct more project risk management workshops for PMI Chapters in 2020. Oh, what a year! Thank you for being a part of the Project Risk Coach Community. In this article, I'm sharing my most popular project risk management posts of 2019. So, just how many of you came to the Project Risk Coach website in 2019?

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Certification Proliferation and Confusion

Leading Answers

Within the PMI community, people know the CAPM® is a foundational credential and the PfMP® is more advanced. However, outside the PMI the situation is complex and rapidly evolving. Project Management Certification Benchmarking Research: 2015 Update - Dr. Paul D. Agile Project Management Certification PMI-ACPLike TV channels, the choice of project management credentials has exploded recently.

Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

But each method needs to be based on 5 Immutable principles to be successful, no matter the domain or context, PMI Spring Seminar , 2012, Austin TX. Integrated Program Management Essential Views - College of Performance Management , EVM World 2015. Five Immutable Principles of Digital Transformation Project Success - PMI San Diego Chapter , 11 July 2018. PMI Lakeshore Ontario Chapter , 27 October 2018. PMI EVM Community of Practice, EVM World , May 16-18 2011.

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My Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2018

Project Risk Coach

Year Visitors 2018 113,206 2017 57,560 2016 42,000 2015 33,000 2014 21,000 One of my 2018 goals was to have 75,000 people visit the Project Risk Coach website. In 2019, I will be creating more online courses with a focus on project risk management and helping individuals prepare for the PMI-RMP Exam. I also plan to speak and conduct workshops at a few PMI Chapters in 2019 I see my primary audience as practicing project managers in the United States with a college education.

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5 Days to PMP Certification Explained

Brad Egeland

When you register for Cheetah, Exam Prep, they will help them complete PMI’s eligibility action and once approved, BEFORE your Cheetah class starts you schedule your PMP exam for the Friday the week of your Cheetah class. Cheetah has also been teaching the exact same program as a virtual live course since 2015 which is how they are teaching it now with COVID-19.

2019 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

PMI Sweden Passion for Projects: Stockholm, Sweden 11-12 March 2019. The PMI Sweden is an event with inspiring speakers, professional colleagues, and companies in different sectors gathered with the goal of sharing their knowledge and experience in project, portfolio, and programme management. Elizabeth Harrin speaking at EVA 2015. PMI EMEA Global Congress: Dublin, Ireland, 13-15 May 2019. PMI Australia: Gold Coast, Australia, 27-28 May 2019.

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7 Must Read Books on Stakeholder Management

Girl's Guide to PM

William Dow & Bruce Taylor, Dow Publishing, 2015. Follows PMI practice and aligns with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Phil Simon, Wiley, 2015. Jake Holloway, David Bryde & Roger Joby , Gower, 2015. This article, 7 Must Read Books on Stakeholder Management , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. There are thousands of project management books, many of which focus on the difficult issues of managing stakeholders.

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Chess and Business Strategy

International Institute for Learning

In 2018, he was a speaker at the Project Management Institute (PMI)® EMEA Congress to discuss the complexity of the aircraft-industry market, with particular emphasis on the relationship between the product and customer needs. By Luigi Morsa, Ph.D.

How good is project sponsorship in your company?

Ron Rosenhead

Read the PMI Pulse of the Profession Report 2015. If its zero (as suggested to me recently by a senior manager) then do read PMI’s 2015 Pulse of the Profession – Capturing the Value of Project Management. I have given a series of presentations in 2015 and some of the suggestions are include below. I was talking with a prospective client (let’s call him Bob) on the telephone and he asked me what I thought was the biggest problem for project sponsors?

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