Writing a Great PMO CV

Arras People

We started off down a path to finding a great PMO role, so far we’ve looked at what it is you’re actually selling in the employment market and then we’ve started with the background prep we need to do before starting to write a CV. Writing a Great PMO CV.

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Getting Started With Your PMO CV

Arras People

When you’re looking for a new role in PMO, we never start with the thinking that we’re looking for an average job, something that will do. It’s about putting our best selves forward so we can find and secure a great PMO job. PMO PMO CV PMO Learning PMO job

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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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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 Need for an Innovative PMO

MPUG

Traditionally, the department managing the flow of projects, including innovation initiatives, is the Project or Portfolio Management Office (the PMO). According to the Project Management Institute, 71% of companies have a PMO, a steady rise over the past ten years.

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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2019 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are looking to attend a project management conference in 2019, chances are there is something happening near you that will be fun and meet your professional goals. Use this quick link menu below (on the main full article page) to jump to the relevant portion of the year.

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5 Ingredients for PMO Success

Brad Egeland

Often times at the heart of a successful project management practice is a project management office, or PMO, that has been structured to create a path of success for company projects and the project managers who lead them. From my experience, there are five key ingredients to a successful 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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Is Joining a PMO the Right Career Move for You?

LiquidPlanner

Project managers wonder where the PMO fits in their career as many project managers are rewarded with more projects and higher complexity and scope—not detours into process, methodology, and compliance. Is joining a PMO a good career move? Will I be stuck if I go into the PMO?

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Why PMOs Fail: 5 Shocking PMO Statistics

Keyedin

As you can see from the quotes below, there is much to be concerned about as you set up your PMO and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) strategy. Since 2008, the correlated PMO implementation failure rate is over 50% (Gartner Project Manager 2014).

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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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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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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. His articles are short and insightful.

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5 Key Reasons Why You Need a PMO

Keyedin

Well a PMO is a great place to start, helping you to standardize processes and drive up project success rates. Here are the top 5 reasons why you need a PMO. You can find out more about the benefits and uses of PPM and the PMO in our recent whitepaper and webinar

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PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

Convert your executive sponsors and leaders to staunch supporters of your PMO. If your leadership team does not understand your PMO capacity and corresponding strategy, they may have a difficult time trusting you with their most crucial business goals. Not in the way leadership might characterize it, but because you’re not spending time developing your own PMs or PMO leaders to communicate well, in the right way, to executive stakeholders and sponsors.

The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

The 2019 incarnation of the summit will be in Orlando, Florida from October 20-22. Related: Top Project Management Conferences of 2019. He has also written articles for a wide variety of print publications and websites. Project management is an increasingly diverse field.

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PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

Convert your executive sponsors and leaders to staunch supporters of your PMO. If your leadership team does not understand your PMO capacity and corresponding strategy, they may have a difficult time trusting you with their most crucial business goals. Not in the way leadership might characterize it, but because you’re not spending time developing your own PMs or PMO leaders to communicate well, in the right way, to executive stakeholders and sponsors.

5 Key Reasons Why You Need a PMO

Keyedin

Well a PMO is a great place to start, helping you to standardize processes and drive up project success rates. Here are the top 5 reasons why you need a PMO. Ever wondered what it takes to build a great project organization?

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10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

edu project management template” and you’ll find quite a lot of universities have a PMO that makes templates available for general use. Note: These sources were reliable and correct as at 28 June 2019. You’ve got responsibility for a project.

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The Ultimate Guide to Easy Dashboards for Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article we’ll look at how you can make the best use of dashboards on your project to track metrics and project health, and help with status reporting. A project portfolio dashboard would be a good solution for a PMO, as it can show you the status on multiple projects at the same time.

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Capacity Planning: The Secret to Successful Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Not that long ago, a project manager – who, for the purposes of this article has asked to remain anonymous – was planning out Phase 2 of her project. A project coordinator, or an admin resource from the PMO would be the perfect extra pair of hands.

What You Need for a Great Project Charter

Project Risk Coach

In this article, let's explore what you need for a great project charter. Ask your PMO or project management group if a project charter template is available.

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15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article I’ll share 15 easy ways to develop professionally. Whether you join the Project Management Café group on Facebook, the PMO Flashmob , or the discussion groups on LinkedIn, you’ll learn something if you chip into the discussion and meet new people.

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10 Simple Ways to Prepare a Holiday Handover at work (with email templates)

Girl's Guide to PM

A shorter version of this article first appeared on the PMO Perspectives blog. We’re approaching the summer holidays – yes, really! –

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Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

What I've compiled here is what I hope – my time permitting – is the beginning of a series of articles to introduce different software tools and services that help get project leaders and planners and PM infrastructures themselves on the right track and headed in the right direction.

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Lessons Learned from Pilots … for Safe and Successful Projects

MPUG

I suggest that every project manager explore this view on successfully handling command and control, and that they apply those lessons within your PMO. In fact, the NY Times recently published an article entitled, Will Robots Take our Children’s Jobs? Wheels up!

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Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach

Planview

Traditionally, in an effort to maintain alignment and consistency across the portfolio, organizations have dedicated a centralized Program Management Office (PMO) to planning, program management, and solution definition. Didn’t we just say that a centralized PMO undermined LPM?

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Project Management Statistics: 45 Stats You Can't Ignore

Workamajig

As we step into 2019, what project management statistics should you be aware of? We've compiled all the latest data in this article. Project Management Office (PMO) Statistics. PMO and EPMO: 80% of high-performance organizations - Champions - have a PMO.

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How to Be a Mentor

Girl's Guide to PM

A version of this article first appeared on the PMO Perspectives blog in 2014. It’s a great honour to be asked to mentor someone, and whether that arrangement comes about as a result of an informal discussion or a formal corporate scheme, you should take the commitment to be a mentor seriously.

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5 Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

What I've compiled here is what I hope – my time permitting – is the beginning of a series of articles to introduce different software tools and services that help get project leaders and planners and PM infrastructures themselves on the right track and headed in the right direction.

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Control partners should have skin in the game!

Kiron Bondale

I finally completed reading Nassim Taleb ‘s book Skin in the Game which I had written about in a recent article. For example, in some companies, project management standards are set by a centralized department such as a PMO.

The Ultimate Guide to Project Dependencies and Constraints

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article we’ll look at everything you need to know about project dependencies and constraints. Set up a dependency/constraint log using an existing template from your PMO or by designing your own. No project happens in a vacuum.

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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.

Remembering and Using Your Project Management Training

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In this article, we focus on you, an individual who is looking to getting the most out of the education opportunity you’ve been given. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

Top 10 Project Management Conferences You Can Not Afford to Miss in 2020

Taskque

We’ll update this article once the date and venue get finalized. PMO Conference. With more than 600 PMO professionals in attendance, it is one of the largest PMO conferences in the world.

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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. This can be from the task, the project managers to the ongoing folks that roll up to the PMO. Articles

Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 3 – Best Practices & Real World Use of Agile with MS Project / Project PPM

MPUG

” So want to continue to do that, and again, for those of you that are on the MPUG membership, there are other articles, videos and things that we’ve been doing over the last few years. So we talk about interfaces, but we talk about that one version of the truth, or touch the data once so that my team members are progressing it, my project managers are updating and forecasting, my PMO manager is looking out and creating prioritization, steering committee reports.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 2 – Agile Features & Capabilities in MS Project / Project PPM

MPUG

Gardener just came out with a report, it was published July 30th of 2019 so if you’re watching this 10 years from now, it’s still a good report. We can flag it as a high priority and then I also have to report to the PMO and the compliance team on this activity because we’re talking about process mapping. Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tim Runcie’s Agile Series Part 2 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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