Top Project Management Conferences of 2019

ProjectManager.com

New year, new opportunities to advance your project management career. There’s always room to better oneself, make connections and get a picture of the industry: all good reasons to take time to visit one of the many project management conferences held in 2019. Future PMO.

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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? Now 2019 is here, I think that’s’s a cop-out.

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PMO: The Gap Closers

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In a new report from Strategy Execution, 86% of organisations which are delivering change through programmes and projects struggle to prioritise work streams and resources. Back then, changing the business accounted for 10% of the organisation’s workforce and resources.

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Overcoming Resistance to Change with Change Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Change management is one of the most challenging components of a project’s success, but having acceptance for the changes a project brings will help realise the benefits of the project. Resistance to Change. Returning to the purpose of the change and the overall vision.

2019 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management conferences are a fantastic way to meet new people and improve your skills. 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.

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Is Joining a PMO the Right Career Move for You?

LiquidPlanner

In your project management career, you’ll have multiple opportunities to perform different project management roles ranging from a project analyst to a program manager. A typical project manager career path takes this progression: Project Coordinator. Project Manager.

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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. We recently hosted a webinar titled “ Modern Capacity Planning – Putting the Strategy into Resource Management ” in which many attendees cited this problem as paramount in their organizations.

Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management conferences are a fantastic way to meet new people and improve your skills. If you are looking to attend a project management conference in 2020, chances are there is something happening near you that will be fun and meet your professional goals.

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Why PMOs Fail: 5 Shocking PMO Statistics

Keyedin

In a recent webinar we explored some of the most shocking statistics and reasons why Program Management Offices fail. 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. 50% of project management offices close within 3 years (Association for Project Mgmt). Since 2008, the correlated PMO implementation failure rate is over 50% (Gartner Project Manager 2014).

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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. We recently hosted a webinar titled “ Modern Capacity Planning – Putting the Strategy into Resource Management ” in which many attendees cited this problem as paramount in their organizations.

Our Top 10 Project Trends for 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The most effective leaders will be those that work to complement their traditional project management tools with an advanced skill set, centred on adaptive thinking. Here are our 10 project predictions to watch out for in 2019: Disruptive Technologies Will Continue Their Trajectory.

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3 Ways Your PMO Can Drive Business Transformation

Keyedin

We recently worked with two experts, Christopher Eskilson from Project Management Update and Peter Taylor, author of the book, The Lazy Project Manager who agree that many PMOs are working too hard for too little results. In our most recent webinar, Realign Your Vision—3 Ways the PMO Can Drive a Successful Business Transformation , Peter goes into detail. There’s nowhere else besides the PMO that large scale collaboration can take place on that level.

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

Girl's Guide to PM

They can then use this as a reference while you are away and update it with anything that changes. Remind your manager and/or project sponsor. If in doubt, put your manager as your out of office contact as he or she should be able to direct enquirers to the right person on your behalf.

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5 Ways to Become Agile: A Summary

Planview

Throughout this series, we’ve discussed the five ways to become agile, addressed the primary issues and roadblocks, as well as the critical steps required to transform the PMO, all based on the whitepaper, The Agile PMO: 5 Steps to Driving Agility at Scale. This must change.

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How to “Brexit Proof” Your Project Strategy

Arras People

The speaker line-up included Rohit Talwar who was a keynote Futurologist speaker at the Association of Project Management Conference 2018 as well as Stuart Easton, CEO of Transparent Choice. Project Management Books Project Management Project management Skills business strategy brexit ebook

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

Taskque

The momentum at which project management is evolving is making it tough for project managers to keep pace with it. New project management methodologies , tools, best practices and trends replace old ones. 10 Project Management Conferences For 2020. PMO Conference.

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Ask A PM: How to Convince My Team to Use Time Tracking

LiquidPlanner

The most difficult aspect is changing people’s perception and getting buy in to do the timesheets. In the past, managing and reporting time was never required, but our company has moved on in project management maturity and in the work we do.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? The list of international events presented in this paper involves the ones covering not only project and portfolio management challenges but also relevant topics of construction, engineering, product development, and more.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? The list of international events presented in this paper involves the ones covering not only project and portfolio management challenges but also relevant topics of construction, engineering, product development, and more.

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Critical Project Management Skillsets for the Future

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In 2019, Strategy Execution conducted a global survey among project execution professionals across the world to better understand the skill and capability gaps preventing organisations from executing successfully on their most critical strategic priorities.

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Top Features to Look for in Project Management Software

MavenLink

When most people think of project management software, they think of a centralized to-do list that organizes tasks and responsibilities. However, project management is about so much more than just task management. What are the Best Project Management Software Features?

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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. Vendor Management and Outsourcing is Growing.

The Top Five Skills for Project Leaders

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Business leaders and corporate executives need to find the optimal way to achieve growth while at the same time, manage the risks. Managing expectations of those who have a stake in the project outcome. Risk management. Change management.

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How to futureproof your PPM software selection process

EasyProjects

Effective Change Management. When you have to upgrade your solution, When you have to slow down operations to upgrade your project management solution, it can cause some disruptions due to retraining, changes in processes, and technical adjustments. Demand management.

Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

If you’re engaged in project management or your occupation is somehow related to it, you should have an eye for project management terms. We’ve compiled a glossary of essential and the most frequently used project management terms that can be a good assistant for you in your work. .

Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

If you’re engaged in project management or your occupation is somehow related to it, you should have an eye for project management terms. We’ve compiled a glossary of essential and the most frequently used project management terms that can be a good assistant for you in your work. .

5 Takeaways: Strategic PPM Management for Products, not Projects

Keyedin

The Gartner PPM Summit is the annual event that brings together top project and portfolio management leaders from all over the world. Hearing from analysts with dozens of years of experience working with PPM leaders, learning from companies that are at the forefront of change, and being a part of the solution that drives that change was invigorating. That means enabling teams to manage risk better and respond promptly to the demands of strategic change.

Agile, Waterfall and Hybrid: Managing the Multiple-Methodology Portfolio

Keyedin

Recent research from the Project Management Institute is clear: Almost fifty percent of projects managed in PMOs are agile or hybrid based. Agile projects are structured for iterative planning, forecasting and reporting, and can look very different and come at a much quicker cadence than traditional project management (PM). The financial, ERP and IT service management systems need to be pulled in, as well, to effectively manage resources or costs across disparate projects.

Agile, Waterfall and Hybrid: Managing the Multiple-Methodology Portfolio

Keyedin

Recent research from the Project Management Institute is clear: Almost fifty percent of projects managed in PMOs are agile or hybrid based. Agile projects are structured for iterative planning, forecasting and reporting, and can look very different and come at a much quicker cadence than traditional project management (PM). The financial, ERP and IT service management systems need to be pulled in, as well, to effectively manage resources or costs across disparate projects.

Selecting a Project Management Tool IS a Project

Bridge the Gap Consulting

Recently, I have seen a more online posts asking questions about what project management tool(s) a company should buy: What tool does everyone recommend? My company would like a project management tool? I’d like your opinion on a project management tool that is cloud-based and easy to use. First, let me stress that researching, finding and implementing a project management software tool IS A PROJECT! Selecting a project management tool is a project.

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Is Your Strategic Project at Risk Due to Poor Implementation of Proven Project Management Practices?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Although 93% of organisations report that they use standardised project management practices , only 23% say that these practices are used throughout the organisation. When standardised project management practices aren’t used, it should come as no surprise that projects are failing.

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Top 10 Project Management Conferences for 2020

Appfluence

Top 10 Project Management Conferences for 2020. Project management is a constantly developing role within companies and between projects. Conferences are a key asset for staying updated on the most effective project management tools and strategies and networking with your peers in the project management field. Take advantage of the vibrant project management community by planning to attend one or more of these conferences throughout the year.

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Calculating the Return from your Project Portfolio Management Investment

Keyedin

Whether implementing a Project Portfolio Management tool across IT, Professional Services or your PMO the investment can be significant. One key benefit of Project Portfolio Management software is a single version of the truth, derived through greater visibility and control over people, projects, financials, deliverables, and benefits. Common project and program management activities, streamlined by PPM software include: Reduce Project Status Reporting.

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

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Prosperi’s Easily Capture and Manage Ideas/Demands with MS Project Online Integration showcase session being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. A lot of what you see here is we’ve got change going on everywhere.

The Business Analyst

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The most successful organisations can identify opportunities for self-improvement and conceive of changes that can make them more efficient, more successful and better equipped to achieve their goals. The fact is, change scares people. Some of those changes may even be easily accepted.

Calculating the Return from your Project Portfolio Management Investment

Keyedin

Whether implementing Project Portfolio Management software across IT, Professional Services or your PMO the investment can be significant. One key benefit of Project Portfolio Management software is a single version of the truth, derived through greater visibility and control over people, projects, financials, deliverables, and benefits. Common project and program management activities, streamlined by PPM software include: Reduce Project Status Reporting.

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5 Common Project Portfolio Management Adoption Hurdles and How to Avoid Them

Keyedin

Explore the 5 most common Project Portfolio Management Adoption Hurdles and How to Avoid Them. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) software is designed to provide clarity and accountability to your entire project management and project delivery process. The Project Portfolio Management implementation itself will bring about change and just like any other change management project, it will likely be met with some degree of resistance.

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5 Common Project Portfolio Management Adoption Hurdles and How to Avoid Them

Keyedin

Explore the 5 most common Project Portfolio Management Adoption Hurdles and How to Avoid Them. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) software is designed to provide clarity and accountability to your entire project management and project delivery process. The Project Portfolio Management implementation itself will bring about change and just like any other change management project, it will likely be met with some degree of resistance.

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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Project management is no different. The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a nonprofit organization for those working in project management across the globe. The Project Management Institute also sets the standard for ethics in the field. Ethics in Project Management.

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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. 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?

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