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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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Would you like to make 2019 a successful year for your projects? I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2019 to make 2019 their most successful year ever? What will you be doing in 2019 to have your most successful year ever?

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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 for the PMO. Digital PMO.

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The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019- By Role

Arras People

In a recent blog The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019 , we explored the results from the 2019 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report) dataset to identify the take-up (or not) of PM certifications in the UK.

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PMO Best Practices: 7 Steps for Better Schedule Management

MPUG

A few years ago, I was hired as a Project Management Office (PMO) consultant for a software products company. My assignment was to setup their PMO, implement best practices, and oversee projects for twelve months before handing over the setup to the client.

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Business Analysis for Internet of Things (IoT) Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Once Upon Another Time , Business Analysis was only performed in large companies, with large mainframes and even larger teams that spanned IT, marketing and finance. Business analysis involves principally two things:-. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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Project Prioritization as a Savvy PMO

Planview

Regardless of whether you’re still learning how to prioritize projects or you’re a seasoned veteran, you can walk away from this blog knowing how to become a Savvy PMO. It may require a little experimenting to find the right method to match the needs of your PMO and organization.

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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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The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019

Online PM Courses

So, it’s time to refresh our list and put up a new one, in good time for 2019. So, here then is our list of the 52 best Project Management Blogs for 2019. So, it’s time to see my best project management blogs for 2019. I hope in early 2019, it will be much more.

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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.

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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. Lean and Agile PMO

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15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

A community of interest can take many forms, from your professional community of project managers at work, perhaps organised by your PMO, an online community or an industry group or professional body that you are part of – one that has regular meet ups.

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Why the PMO Must Use Communication to Reduce the Impact of Change

Keyedin

If data is the lifeblood of the PMO, communicating that data to keep project and program stakeholders engaged and confident is the body through which that lifeblood travels.

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Why the PMO Must Use Communication to Reduce the Impact of Change

Keyedin

If PMO software is the lifeblood of the PMO, communicating that data to keep project and program stakeholders engaged and confident is the body through which that lifeblood travels.

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Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

Plus, according to their product roadmap that I've discussed with them, they will be strengthening this even more in their upcoming 2nd gen agile planning and controlling component in their next major release 19 due later in 2019.

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Shifting from Projects to a Product-Centric Approach

Planview

In my last blog, “ Agile Transformation: The PMO’s New Paradigm ” we covered the significance of embracing different types of work and the role that continuous planning plays in becoming an Agile PMO—but that’s only the beginning. Project schedules can no longer be the PMO’s core focus.

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

Planview

As organizations adapt to new work methodologies, new approaches to planning, funding, and analysis will develop, shifting to ‘just enough’ governance and a more lean approach to portfolio management. Has your organization evolved in terms of how work gets done?

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Project Prioritization with Strategic Work Intake

Planview

There are a lot of meetings that have to happen, discussions, documentation, and market analysis. Planview recently held a webinar with Michael Havison, Portfolio Director at Parkview Health where the focus was on project prioritization with strategic work intake.

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The Business Analyst

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Through requirements analysis and traceability, BAs can help tie the changes back to a specific organisational objective so staff can make the connection. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. Business Analysis

Remembering and Using Your Project Management Training

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Training Needs Analysis. You can get as formal as you need to with training needs analysis. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. You attend a training course, how do you make sure you’re doing everything you can to get the most out of what you are learning?

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. June 2-3, London — PMO Conference London is an event focused on portfolio, program, and project offices, suggests you to discover innovative approaches to your work. Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020?

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. June 2-3, London — PMO Conference London is an event focused on portfolio, program, and project offices, suggests you to discover innovative approaches to your work. Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020?

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Top Features to Look for in Project Management Software

MavenLink

Portfolio Analysis Platform. A project management software that provides detailed reports with useful data can elevate the business intelligence in your PMO.

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Start Viewing Your IT Department as a Strategic Partner to the Organization

Planview

This combination of product development release tracking, product maturity tracking, and market analysis can help an organization gain the visibility needed to make better strategic and staffing decisions around products and projects. PMO Vision and Trends

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. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

Why You Should Align Strategy, Financials, and Execution

Planview

In this way, strategic planning and investment analysis are no longer separate functions, but are linked. PMO Vision and Trends

The Top Five Skills for Project Leaders

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

This analysis also provides deeper knowledge and insight with which to compare different projects’ returns. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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Strategic Portfolio Management 101

Keyedin

“I was told there would be no math” If agility is now a prerequisite for firms to continuously execute on their digital strategy, then PMO leaders need to double down on linking product outcomes to this particular business strategy.

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

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Ngrams – the incidence of the word ‘project’ in media was determined by use of Google ngram analysis, analysing the total incidence of the word in a vast body of media indexed by Google. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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Is It Possible To Have Too Much Data?

Meisterplan

You may even utilize a consulting firm to perform a detailed analysis of your workflows and identify ways to be more productive. At the center of the Lean PPM framework is the Portfolio Board which typically includes senior management and PMO members.

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Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

Assumption Analysis . is completing all activities, gathering all project records and their further analysis. Float Analysis . Project Management Office (PMO) . Qualitative Risk Analysis. Reserve Analysis . Swot Analysis . Trend Analysis .

Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

Assumption Analysis . is completing all activities, gathering all project records and their further analysis. Float Analysis . Project Management Office (PMO) . Qualitative Risk Analysis. Reserve Analysis . Swot Analysis . Trend Analysis .

Cultivating an Adaptive Mindset

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

They have medium-high certainty and predictability, multiple cause and effect relationships, and require expert analysis and diagnosis. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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5 Things Your CEO Should Know About Cybersecurity

Brad Egeland

The paralysis of analysis won’t serve you well. Build it into your project management processes and methodology and educate your PMO director and project managers on the importance of risk management and cyber security.

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PM Experts on Why Projects Fail – Epicflow Research Part 1

Epicflow Blog

Shailendra Medhi , a Scrum Master at Mastek, talks about the impact of bad planning : “Insufficient analysis before starting a project and agreement on the scope of the project also many times ends up in failure. Sri Velamakanni , a Delivery Manager at Astute Payroll, highlights the importance of powerful risk management: “Risk strategies – proper analysis of risks and their tolerances – define the limitations of a project and its result. Why do so many projects still fail?

Five Steps to Rapid Recovery of Failing Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

As the team monitors the execution of each inch stone, it will conduct variance analysis at the end of each week. This analysis can only be accomplished if, on a daily basis, the ART is recording the inch stones completed and the daily labour hours recorded by task, skill and person.

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Analogous Estimation Vs Parametric Estimation

iZenBridge

Regression Analysis: It is a project management technique that helps in establishing statistically relationship between project parameters. But we should also consider that if we get any risk like painter is not available then time to resolve those risks should be considered and this can impact total duration (this is done through regression analysis). Proper Regression Analysis is done.

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.

Five Best Practices for Allocating Resources

Keyedin

PMO leaders, like Game of Thrones, it’s “allocate or die” The highest-rated fantasy TV show ever is about to start its eighth and final season. In that spirit, we offer five best practices and their corresponding pain points to help you gain the transparency and control you need to prioritize your people and experience more success in your resource-centric program management office (PMO).

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