PMO Conference 2018: Video Diary

Girl's Guide to PM

On 13 June 2018 I went to the PMO Conference in London. It’s one of the few conferences that is specifically focused on PMO practices, process, tools and people. I don’t think of myself as really a PMO person so I wasn’t sure what I would get out of it.

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The PMO Conference 2018

Arras People

The PMO Conference is back in June this year, now in its fourth year, it’s THE conference for people who work, manage and lead PMO functions. The conference takes place on the 13th June in London and the full programme plus a new set of PMO Classes make up a three-day PMO fest. Here’s an overview of what you can expect to enjoy when you sign up for the summer of PMO event. The post The PMO Conference 2018 appeared first on arraspeople.

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Professional Development for the PMO Professional

Arras People

Plus you never really got or understood the bigger picture about what a PMO was about, what it could be, and what was possible with the job. For many years the PMO was stuck in the project administration doldrums, and the lack of professional development was part of that problem.

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Build A PMO You Can Be Proud Of

Project Risk Coach

So, how can you build a PMO you can be proud of, one that thrives? No one intends to build an impotent PMO, but it happens. The PMO lacks power and effectiveness. Therefore, people see the PMO as a hindrance, not an enabler. PMO Sponsorship. How to Jump-Start a PMO.

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The PMO is Dead… Long Live the PMO!

Arras People

In this guest post from Christopher Worsley at CITI he looks at one of my favourite subjects, the PMO. For those of you who have worked in this field I’m sure you’ll recognise some of the scenarios that can lead to the demise of a PMO. You may or may not agree with his thoughts around the PMO, ” it is a function not a department” or indeed that PMOs are binned because they become stakeholders. What is a PMO anyway? The PMO gets disbanded.

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The 7 Best Blog Posts on Project Management in 2018

ProjectManager.com

You’ll also learn about the people who make up the various parts of the profession, what a PMO and EPMO is and their benefits. The post The 7 Best Blog Posts on Project Management in 2018 appeared first on ProjectManager.com. Project management is thriving. People are coming to realize that most everything they do can be considered a project, no matter how big or small.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Would you like to make 2018 a successful year for your projects? I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2018 to make 2018 their most successful year ever? What will you be doing in 2018 to have your most successful year ever? He has 20+ years as a project manager and PMO leader.

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PMO Symposium 2018 Recap

Keyedin

PMO Symposium 2018 brought 600+ executives, PMO leaders and decision makers together for 4 days of executive level sessions, cutting edge keynotes from global experts, interactive workshops and a sponsor lounge that featured today’s innovative software solutions and services providers for project management offices. The theme for this year’s PMO Symposium was “Where Leaders Meet.” Lack of strategic vision within the PMO.

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PMO Symposium 2018 Recap

Keyedin

PMO Symposium 2018 brought 600+ executives, PMO leaders and decision makers together for 4 days of executive level sessions, cutting edge keynotes from global experts, interactive workshops and a sponsor lounge that featured today’s innovative software solutions and services providers for project management offices. The theme for this year’s PMO Symposium was “Where Leaders Meet.” Lack of strategic vision within the PMO.

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Does your PMO hinder or help your agile transformation?

Kiron Bondale

So what can a PMO do to actively support an agile transformation? An agile transformation provides the leadership of a PMO with a good opportunity to review their charter and service catalog – are these still relevant, and if not, what can be changed to ensure that the PMO is not identified as common impediment by agile teams! An agile project management office might sound to some like an oxymoron, right?

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Combining Waterfall and Agile in SAFe

Arras People

What should be shared across the two methodologies – the Agile focused PMO. First, we recognize that the existing PMO can provide governance across both the Waterfall and the Agile programs. A key aspect of the PMO is that is should adopt an overall methodology that performs the same core functions of a traditional PMO like Strategy and Investment Funding, Program Management, and Governance, but does so with Agile in mind.

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Success in Disruptive Times: PMI’s 2018 Pulse of the Profession

Online PM Courses

The PMI has titled its 2018 Pulse of the Profession report: Success in Disruptive Times. PMI: Success in Disruptive Times – 2018. But there is one chart in the 2018 report that does so. What are Your Thoughts about The PMI Pulse of the Profession 2018 Report?

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2018 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 2018 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. If you are looking to attend a project management conference in 2018, chances are there is something happening near you that will be fun and meet your professional goals. January to March 2018. Open PM² Conference 2018: Brussels, Belgium, 1-2 February 2018. RICS Project Leadership Conference: London, UK, 21 February 2018.

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PPM Benefits for the Project Management Office

Arras People

One key role player in that scenario is the project management office (PMO) for many larger and more established organizations and project management infrastructures. That usually means the PMO director, leader or some senior project manager generally charged with overseeing this unit.

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Cure Your Zombie PMO

Planview

Breaking news update: as I previously reported in the blog, “ Symptoms of the Zombie PMO ,” zombification is still proliferating in businesses throughout the world. In this updated report, I will expound upon the cures discussed by experts in the on-demand webinar, “ Avoiding the Pitfalls of a Zombie PMO.”. It is now more imperative than ever to be able to self-diagnose your PMO. Turn your PMO into an enlightened liaison. PMO Webcast

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Project Management Trends: 2018 Topics to Watch

LiquidPlanner

Here are five trends that project managers should be watching out for in 2018. It does take a while for practice to catch up with guidance, so expect to see some changes in your PMO soon; we can expect more flexibility with how to apply project management best practice. If you work in an agency or on web and digital projects, 2018 could be a breakthrough year for you. peer to peer support is going to be even more important in 2018.

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How to develop a PMO strategic plan

Moira Alexander

Having a solid company-wide strategic plan provides the blueprint that all PMO initiatives should align with and be measured against. Given the likelihood of project failure , organizations are under increasing pressure to develop a PMO strategic plan. Strategic-level (PMOs), also known as enterprise project management offices , are essential in developing, maintaining and communicating effective project, program and portfolio practices.

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5 Characteristics of A Successful PMO Leader

Planview

Maybe you’re part of a newly-minted project management office (PMO). Or perhaps you’re a tenured PMO leader and looking to refine your skills. This is a collection of tips to help you advance your skills, mitigate risk, and address challenges head-on to advance your newly created PMO.

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Surviving the Zombie PMO Apocalypse

Planview

The PMO is under fire … but why? Perhaps the business is evolving and the focus of the PMO has shifted. Can the PMO handle it, or is it dangerously slow in responding to change and delivering business value? The Zombie PMO pandemic is upon us. Zombie-PMO Symptoms.

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How to develop a PMO strategic plan

Moira Alexander

Having a solid company-wide strategic plan provides the blueprint that all PMO initiatives should align with and be measured against. Given the likelihood of project failure , organizations are under increasing pressure to develop a PMO strategic plan. Strategic-level (PMOs), also known as enterprise project management offices , are essential in developing, maintaining and communicating effective project, program and portfolio practices.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

Another alternative is a PMO – portfolio manager position that holds the responsibility of choosing and prioritizing future projects according to an organization’s rules and strategy. The post Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018 appeared first on Paymo. Are you preparing to become a project manager but you don’t know where to start?

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IT PMO - KPI Dashboard for PMO

Techno-PM

PMO KPI Dashboard - Excel While more and more IT organizations have a project management office (PMO) in place nowadays, the percentage of IT PMOs which are terminated after just a brief period of time is far from encouraging. Work just with metrics your PMO can influence or action.

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Project Management Governance Model Template and Governance PMO

WorkOtter

The post Project Management Governance Model Template and Governance PMO appeared first on SaaS Resource & Project Management Software | WorkOtter.

2019 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

This year’s theme is “Change the Game” It will bring reflect on the breakthroughs of CommGames 2018 as well as showcasing the latest thinking in project management. PMO Conference UK: London, UK, 13 June 2019. Completely focused on all things PMO, this one day event features expert speakers, an exhibition with PMO products and services, plus the change to connect with other professionals in the industry. Agile 2018: Washington, D.C.,

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Symptoms of the Zombie PMO

Planview

There is an outbreak infecting businesses across the world, creating a condition termed the “Zombie PMO.” Experts Jason Morio, director of product management, Planview – PPM Pro and Projectplace and AJ Shavell, solutions consultant, have banded together to discuss the symptoms of a zombie PMO and present several cures. Essentially a “zombie PMO” is one that focuses on easy tasks, adheres to siloed systems, and has a rigid approach to consistency—you may say they’re stuck in a rut.

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PMO Kick Off Meeting Template

Techno-PM

Project Kick Off You have defined the strategy and objectives of your Project Management Office (PMO). You even wrote a PMO Charter. You have plenty of work to do, would love start issuing nice monthly portfolio dashboards right away and seeing stuff happen in your PMO.

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A Real-World Success Story: Hallmark Cards Saves 1,000 Man Hours a Year by Streamlining PMO Projects and Agile Execution

Planview

Translating caring and creativity into action is not lost on the Hallmark PMO, who is responsible for maximizing the company’s investments while reducing its risk. Equally inefficient were many of the PMO’s team meetings to discuss roadblocks and progress, turnarounds, and standard work.

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How One Global PMO Team Member Solved the Spreadsheet Challenge

Planview

As a global PMO team member for the world’s leading aviation trade organization, his work days are often extremely stressful. Having finally had enough of the spreadsheet chaos within his PMO and the larger organization, Giorgos decided to make a change. Lean and Agile PMO

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Survey - How Certified is Your PMO and How Effective is the PMO Leadership?

Brad Egeland

1) How certified is your PMO or PM infrastructure? 2) Who's leading your PMO and how effective is that leadership and the PMO in general? How Certified and is Your PMO or PM Infrastructure and How Effective is the Leadership? Indicates required field #1 - How many project managers (approximately) are there in your PMO or PM infrastructure total? * #2 - How many (approximately) are PMP certified? * #3 - Who is leading your PMO or PM infrastructure?

PMO Lifecycles: Interview with Bill Dow [Video]

Girl's Guide to PM

At the PMO Conference on 13 June 2018, Bill Dow gave a presentation about PMO maturity, reporting and building credibility as a PMO team through the use of the right metrics. You did a one-day workshop for the PMO Conference, didn’t you?

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Challenges of Gender in Project Management

Arras People

During our Project Management Benchmark 2018 Report and in previous years we took the opportunity to ask Project Management Practitioners about gender equality and the potential challenges for both men and women. There are however big differences in pay between the genders in roles like Change Manager and PMO Manager. Project Management Career PM Work / Life Balance PM Workplace Issues PMO workplace challenges project management gender Women in PMO

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Top 7 Project Management Conferences That Will Make You a Successful Project Manager In 2018

Taskque

To help project managers decide on the best conferences that they should attend to boost their skill sets, we have compiled a list of top project management conferences that will help you become a successful project manager in 2018: 1. Change Management Conference 2018. This change management conference, that is scheduled to be held from March 25-28 2018 in Las Vegas , will alter your perspective about change management so you can manage change effectively.

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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

In 2007, PMP was accredited by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and as of July 2018 over 876,000 people hold this certification. The PMO Symposium is a place to exchange best practices and new insights into the strategies and practices in project management. There are also awards for projects, such as the PMI Project of the Year, PMI Project Excellence Award and the PMO of the Year Award.

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IT PMO - KPI Dashboard for PMO's to Deliver Best Value

Techno-PM

PMO KPI Dashboard - Excel While more and more IT organizations have a project management office (PMO) in place nowadays, the percentage of IT PMOs which are terminated after just a brief period of time is far from encouraging. Work just with metrics your PMO can influence or action.

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Understanding the Steps to Developing Your Project Management Career

Arras People

At Project Challenge in October 2018 Novare Consulting co-founders and directors Sian Ferguson and Chris Ferguson provided us with a guide to: The qualifications on offer and what you should consider when choosing them.

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Keeping the PMO Relevant in Times of Change

Planview

During the event, I had the opportunity during one of the keynotes to present some of the views of 451 Research on how to embrace change and keep the PMO relevant. For the PMO and project management professionals, this new manifesto for modern work execution has a number of implications. Unlike traditional PMO-centric work, WorkOps also places growing emphasis on tooling the decentralization of work everyone essentially becomes a project manager.

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Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year

Girl's Guide to PM

The PMO Lifecycle. Audience: People involved in building, running of shutting down a PMO. If you’re just starting out in a PMO role, or have a bit more experience but want a quick, proven way to get your next PMO off the ground in record speed, this is a great course for you. Produced by expert author Bill Dow, and based on material from two of his books, this is a very practical guide to getting a PMO set up and working in a speedy fashion.

Give Your Organization the PMO Edge – Become a Certified PMO Developer

Brad Egeland

An organization can certainly operate a PM infrastructure with a dedicated project management office (PMO). the ones truly dedicated to the success of their project managers and the projects they lead are the organizations that have invested time and money and effort into creating a viable PMO. that can help you get on the fast track to creating an center of excellence for your PMO by training you to become a Certified PMO Developer.

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Fuel Decisions with Data by Making the PMO a Strategic Partner

Planview

But data shouldn’t be a burden, and the PMO has the opportunity to bring it to life. Three methods to fuel decisions with data and make the PMO a strategic partner. February 1, 2018. PMO Vision and Trends

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THE FIRST THING TO DO WHEN SETTING UP A PMO

The Squad Report

Setting up a Project Management Office (PMO) can appear to be daunting. Identify why a PMO is needed in your organization / department. If you want your PMO to be accepted by your organization, and get its permission to exist, you must focus on determining why your PMO is really needed. It’s not enough what you were told when you were hired or promoted for the top PMO role. In other words, you’re identifying your PMO’s stakeholders.

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