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Where to Start in Finding a Great PMO Job

Arras People

You’re looking for a new job in PMO, you don’t just want any job, you want a great job. In this article we start by taking a look at the most important component when it comes to finding a new PMO job. So for example, the PMO context. PMO Skills. PMO Experience.

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Top Ten PMO Themes 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Last week it was the fifth PMO Conference in London. With over 400 PMO practitioners from around the globe and over 20 sessions to choose from, there’s a lot to learn about where PMO is heading right now. Agile. Agile for the PMO. Digital PMO.

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5 More Advanced Training Options for the PMO

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Back in 2015, we took a look at the five advanced training options for people working in PMO. Four years on and a few things have changed in the PMO field. The AIPMO has introduced deeper learning for PMO practitioners – for practitioners at different stages of their career.

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The Journey Towards Embracing Agile: A Holistic Approach for the PMO

Planview

The past four blogs in our series are based on the whitepaper, The Agile PMO: 5 Steps to Driving Agility at Scale and have centered around how the PMO can guide the enterprise towards greater agility. It requires that the PMO start embracing agile.

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5 Ways to Become Agile: A Summary

Planview

As we finalize our six-part blog series on how to become agile, let’s take a look back at the previous five blogs and provide you with a brief summary of their key points. Part 1: Driving Agile at Scale: The Agile PMO. Agility, however, turns this hierarchy on its head.

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Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas

Planview

A healthcare PMO today must have a strong constitution. These include realizing Agile-at-scale, embracing the changing world of work, and creating an innovation culture. This is where the healthcare PMO comes in, but the group agreed that it’s presenting challenges.

Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach

Planview

Traditional approaches, which are typically more lengthy and linear in fashion, may inhibit the flow of innovation and value through your organization, and as such, making it challenging to undergo a Lean-Agile transformation without transforming your organization’s approach to portfolio management.

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How Do You Prioritize Your Work as a Savvy PMO?

Planview

First, let’s acknowledge that it’s not easy to establish an effective prioritization process when your PMO and teams are in high demand. This disconnect points to the struggle PMO directors face to identify and enact an effective prioritization process. How do you prioritize your work?

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Key Themes at IPM Day 2019

International Institute of Learning

On November 7, 2019, IIL will celebrate the 16 th anniversary of International Project Management Day, also known as IPM Day. In this article, we outline the key themes that emerge at IIL’s IPM Day 2019. There is a reason that this statement is the theme of IPM Day 2019.

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Enterprise Agility in Financial Services: Learnings from the 2019 Planview Horizons Customer Conference

Planview

We facilitated a roundtable discussion of our customers at the 2019 Planview Horizons Customer Conference where enterprise agility in financial services organizations was discussed. Challenges arise when senior leadership has yet to adopt an Agile mindset, even if their teams have.

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The Importance of Training in Earnest

Arras People

At Execview we ensure that your project, programme managers and PMO staff are all fully trained to use our PPM tool by providing a full training package for all users and ongoing support. This level of training ensures that consistency and governance are maintained and auditable.

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Action! Four Ways to Build a Customer-Obsessed PMO

Keyedin

Get rolling on a new maturity plotline for your PMO, with four competencies that script a strategic change. Fall movie season is upon us and like your favorite new flick, your PMO might be undergoing a plot-twist as the year wraps up. Hopefully you don’t turn your PMO into a horror movie along the way, but you might be able to create a thrilling ride as you focus on customer outcomes and prepare for the changes ahead. Governance.

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Webinar Recap: Best of Microsoft Inspire 2019

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Leonardo Nogueira and Larry Mead’s Best of Microsoft Inspire 2019 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG Webinar, the best of Microsoft Inspire 2019.

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Zombie Projects and How to Kill Them

Girl's Guide to PM

lack of governance. Government PMO,” says Derek Huether, an enterprise Agile coach and trainer. “It was a traditional PMO, filled with certified professionals doing very good work in very specific areas of expertise.

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3 Ways Your PMO Can Drive Business Transformation

Keyedin

In our most recent webinar, Realign Your Vision—3 Ways the PMO Can Drive a Successful Business Transformation , Peter goes into detail. I totally recommend listening in on the whole webinar-especially because attendees (over 300 of them, all PMs or PMO leaders) ask some laser-sharp questions. The PMO can drive business transformation because much of it is agile, responding to digital dynamics among customers and in the marketplace.

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How to “Brexit Proof” Your Project Strategy

Arras People

Held at the prestigious IoD (Institute of Directors) the speakers looked at how Project Leaders could apply Agile PMO, risk management, project governance, procurement, and change management to the range of project controls and management challenges Brexit will pose.

Lean Portfolio Management: Lean Budgets and Investment Funding

Planview

When implementing Lean-Agile practices at scale, organizations quickly realize that their push for agility conflicts with traditional budgeting and cost accounting practices. It’s not possible to truly achieve organizational agility without evolving these practices.

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Just What The Doctor Ordered: Reinventing How A Hospital Operates With Agile Project Portfolio Management

Meisterplan

The strict adherence to traditional project management makes it difficult for hospitals to even consider other types of project management, particularly the Agile method and Agile project portfolio management. So how do hospitals even begin to adopt more Agile methods? .

Leveraging Agile Principles for Portfolio Management – Guiding Principle #1

Keyedin

Agile work methodologies have reshaped the way that project management offices (PMOs) deliver results to their organizations. With that track record, it’s no surprise that the next great frontier for many businesses is how to apply those Agile principles at the portfolio level, to enhance strategic decision-making, improve overall performance and deliver greater value both internally and externally. After all, isn’t it the job of a PMO to deliver projects?

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Portfolio and Resource Management Tips to Gift Your PMO This Holiday Season

Planview

The best gift for your PMO: Portfolio and Resource Management tips. Your PMO @ Hyper-speed Workshops [Webinar]. Hyper-speed Revisited: The Role of the PMO in the Agile Enterprise [Webinar]. The Agile PMO: 5 Steps to Driving Agility at Scale [Whitepaper].

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SoundNotes Live at Agile 2019: Day Two

Leading Agile

A few weeks ago, the biggest conference in the Agile industry took place in Washington DC at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. The Evolution of Business Agility w/Dean Leffingwell . What’s Unique About Enterprise Agile Transformation?

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The Zombie PMO Outbreak [Infographic]

Planview

The Zombie-PMO apocalypse is here. PMOs can no longer focus on standardization, governance, or control when the business needs agility, flexibility, and innovation. ” PMOWarning! Executives are expecting more from PMOs than ever.

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The World of Work is Changing—Here’s How You Can Embrace It

Planview

This method uses a hybrid approach to include shorter work periods (sprints) and agility to be more responsive to change as work progresses. Today’s PMOs are challenged to let go of rigid-highly controlled governance in place of flexibility and agility.

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The Insights Behind the Project Management Trends

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Strategy Execution released the top ten trends for 2019 a few weeks ago and my first thoughts were; we’re seeing a lot of them in the PMO community which is both exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. Programme Management is Maturing within Federal Government.

5 Takeaways: Strategic PPM Management for Products, not Projects

Keyedin

Hot Topic: All About “AgileAgile Portfolio Management was the hottest topic, hands down, and from what we learned after the Summit, and from what we had talked about on the floor, agile still means different things to different people. Once upon a time, the word “agile” connoted software developers testing and adjusting for product release. In a product role myself, I have a lot of experience with Agile processes and working with agile teams.

The Project Revolution: How to Succeed in a Project Driven World

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Labelling something like a ‘project’, (when it may in fact be an initiative of low value or low complexity) may even have negative consequences in terms of additional governance and control costs that may not be necessary, as well as creating prioritisation problems.

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Going from Project Completion to Product Delivery – What every project manager should know

Keyedin

As project management office (PMO) leaders become less focused on activities and more driven by outcomes, it has changed some of the fundamental ways we execute on projects. For PMO staff, those three items have been the trifecta of governance and a key indicator that they’re doing their jobs properly. The Agile product delivery methodology was developed by the software industry, where timing and innovation are essential to success.

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Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success

MPUG

Is it your PMO, individual project managers, or others? 55% PMO, and 45% individual project managers. Tad: Well good, clearly it is the PMO that is landing much of this, but it’s actually the innovation or strategy groups that start much of this activity. The PMO has a much higher percentage of actual traction, but the chief innovation office is new. Tad: Then specifically as a PMO, we can go back and talk about what’s the success rate of your PMO.

Showcase Recap: Easily Capture and Manage Ideas/Demands with MS Project Online Integration

MPUG

Then a focus if you have it, a PMO or a EPMO, where you can focus on capacity and best practices. ” Those things have been addressed and there’s been a reasoning now where unless it’s a government facility that’s out the door.

5 Impacts the PM Evolution has on Resource Management

Keyedin

Increased business focus: Once the benefit-driven PMO team gains resource management transparency, they will be able to allocate resources to only the most strategic efforts. Templated project intake and intelligent, built-in governance practices help. Rising numbers of smaller projects: Resource managers will have to become adaptive planning experts based on the proliferation of smaller, agile projects.

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5 Impacts the PM Evolution has on Resource Management

Keyedin

Increased business focus: Once the benefit-driven PMO team gains resource management transparency, they will be able to allocate resources to only the most strategic efforts. Templated project intake and intelligent, built-in governance practices help. Rising numbers of smaller projects: Resource managers will have to become adaptive planning experts based on the proliferation of smaller, agile projects.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s a lot to read, so here are some spoilers drawn from common themes I heard time and time again in the interviews: Agile – if you don’t know enough about it, you need to start learning. John is the co-author of Agile Project Management for Mobile Application Development.

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Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

Online PM Courses

The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019. That is, the two things that really matter are getting the job done, and good governance. Is Agile still a trend? What is Agile? A surprising number of Project Managers still haven't engaged with Agile principle or methods.

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