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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PMO: The Gap Closers

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The PMO: Gap Closer. Reading the report and the call to actions – one thing struck me – who in the organisation is responsible for ensuring the gaps get closed. It’s the PMO. The only entity that exists today that can support that is the PMO.

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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. January to March 2019. PMI Sweden Passion for Projects: Stockholm, Sweden 11-12 March 2019. IRNOP 2019: TBA.

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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. 50% of project management offices close within 3 years (Association for Project Mgmt).

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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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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. Project management is an increasingly diverse field.

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Tackling Project Management Job Titles

Arras People

Looking through the data from the 2019 Arras People Project Management Benchmark Report (2019 PMBR) it really reinforces the fact that project management is so richly diverse when viewed across the many organisations and industries where these important skills are used. PMO Analyst.

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10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

And yet… somehow the organisation doesn’t have the documentation you need to get it started, keep it on track and close it down successfully. edu project management template” and you’ll find quite a lot of universities have a PMO that makes templates available for general use.

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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. How close are you to these competencies?

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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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9 Essential Project Documents (With Templates)

Girl's Guide to PM

More recently, my projects have been operating under a formal PMO structure, and much of what goes in a project management plan is basically repeating the formal processes. Formal reporting to the PMO.

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The Ultimate Guide to Easy Dashboards for Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Your dashboard widget can show you open issues and total issues, letting you drill down into the current problems so you can help get them resolved and closed. How do you get a quick overview of what is happening on your project?

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Zombie Projects and How to Kill Them

Girl's Guide to PM

If these projects can’t be rescued and turned into something useful, they should be closed down. Government PMO,” says Derek Huether, an enterprise Agile coach and trainer. “But this PMO was managing software applications, both in development and in operation.

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15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

Let it all out on to paper, then close the notebook and let your subconscious work on how you are going to achieve the changes you’ve thought about. You want to get some professional development time on your calendar. But the budget is tight.

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

November December 2019 January. PMO Conference UK: London, UK, 2-3 June 2020. Completely focused on all things PMO, this two day event features expert speakers, an exhibition with PMO products and services, plus the chance to connect with other professionals in the industry.

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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.

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6 Reasons Why Projects are Late

Planview

Project managers need to work closely with resource managers to ensure resource commitment. PMO Vision and TrendsThe following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 2,” written by Jerry Manas.

Is Your PMO Counting the Right Things

Bridge the Gap Consulting

bullet holes per square foot close to the engine. So, you may be asking; what does a WWII project have to do with PMO’s? Well, how many PMO’s have you seen or heard of take off and all of the sudden, they’re gone! It also gave the PMO a black eye.”

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Project Prioritization with Strategic Work Intake

Planview

Once it’s closed and it’s done, it’s going to create some type of product or service, but the bottom line is that it needs to create some kind of return-on-investment (ROI). Then, a project is initiated, planning takes place, project execution happens, and the project is then closed out.

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Project Estimation Methods

Planview

Without a closed-loop system like PPM that captures and stores the information—who did what, how long it took, what value it delivered, and at what cost—you’re often relying on memory. PMO Vision and Trends

Ask a PM: What to Do When Your Sponsor Is Too Busy

LiquidPlanner

Your sponsor isn’t close enough to the action to have a clue about what is going on, so she would need support to get her up to speed. Talk to your PMO first and then make plans to transition the project to another sponsor.

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

Planview

To close out this series, we’re going to examine how IT departments are strategic partners to the organization and how they can change the business for the better. PMO Vision and Trends

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. June 8-11, Amsterdam — GOTO Amsterdam invites you to participate in an annual software development event organized for those whose life is closely connected with software development.

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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. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

The core components of IT Portfolio Management

Keyedin

One of the core criteria on which projects get funded is how closely a project meets the company’s strategic objectives for the upcoming year. #3 Many businesses use a centralized Program Management Office (PMO) to get financial work progress updates from project leaders.

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. June 8-11, Amsterdam — GOTO Amsterdam invites you to participate in an annual software development event organized for those whose life is closely connected with software development.

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Is DevOps Possible Without Agile?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

DevOps looks at measurements (the M in CAMS – Culture-Automation-Measure-Share) very closely because it is only through clear metrics you can control and improve a process. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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

Meisterplan

We had to close down part of the hospital during the project, but this allowed us to regroup and clearly define our basic pillars such as our medical architecture. . The PMO must not be the trash can of the organization.

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

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In ‘My Project Life’ (Chapter 2), Mr Nieto-Rodriguez explains his experience and journey leading to the instigation of the Brightline Initiative, under the auspices of the PMI (of which he was Chairman), the global coalition closing the gap in project management awareness.

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Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

Close Project or Phase Process . Project Management Office (PMO) . is an indicator of the project’s completeness closeness to the schedule. If you’re engaged in project management or your occupation is somehow related to it, you should have an eye for project management terms.

Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

Close Project or Phase Process . Project Management Office (PMO) . is an indicator of the project’s completeness closeness to the schedule. If you’re engaged in project management or your occupation is somehow related to it, you should have an eye for project management terms.

The core components of IT Portfolio Management

Keyedin

One of the core criteria on which projects get funded is how closely a project meets the company’s strategic objectives for the upcoming year. #3 3 Prioritize and categorize: The prioritization process allows the business to fund the projects that most closely align with your company’s strategic objectives. Many businesses use a centralized Program Management Office (PMO) to get financial work progress updates from project leaders.

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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Leveraging Agile Principles for Portfolio Management – Guiding Principle #1

Keyedin

However, if Agile is the best way to approach portfolio management, is there also a “best way” to approach implementing Agile Portfolio Management in your PMO? After all, isn’t it the job of a PMO to deliver projects? You find a realtor, secure funding, create a list of basic wants, house hunt, complete inspections and appraisals, close on the loan and accept the keys.

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Cultivating an Adaptive Mindset

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Good at creating close connections with customers to garner direct feedback. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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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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Overcoming Resistance to Change with Change Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Effective change management is not just about designing and then telling people about it after the fact – it’s about involving them closely in the transition process itself. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

Handling Project Manager Responsibilities and Roles through Project Management Software

Paymo App

Collaborate with sponsors and the project management office (PMO). This is really the project manager’s main responsibility from the moment they sign a contract with a client to closing the project and going into any updates or fixes that need to be done periodically.

Project Governance: Establishing an Effective Steering Committee

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

A close relationship between PM and sponsor is required for the project manager to be empowered in this way, On one of the strategic projects I was leading it was my role to chair the weekly working group meeting as I also organised and set the agenda for the monthly steering committee.

How to Restart a Stalled Project

Brad Egeland

Let’s examine these five steps in detail… Step 1 – Get knowledge transfer from the account manager The first step to a successful project restart must start where the project likely originated – with the account manager or sales person that closed the deal with the customer.

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