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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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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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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PMO Health Check 101

Brad Egeland

Do you have a healthy PMO? If you are a project-centric organization, then a project management office (PMO) that is run effectively, efficiently, productively and focused on delivering great projects from great leaders is what it's all about. PMO health is all about.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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.

10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are looking for a starting point for a Gantt chart, GanttPRO has a bunch of templates you can use covering product launches, event planning, maintenance schedule, marketing, retail, creating a course/education programme, and more. You’ve got responsibility for a project.

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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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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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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

Dashboards are a fast way of identifying where a project is going off track so you can spend more time on course correction and less on trying to work out where the problems are. How do you get a quick overview of what is happening on your project?

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What You Need for a Great Project Charter

Project Risk Coach

Ask your PMO or project management group if a project charter template is available. Online Course: The What, Why, & How of Powerful Project Charters One of the best ways to reduce communication risks early in your projects is by writing project charters.

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Zombie Projects and How to Kill Them

Girl's Guide to PM

One of the first things that project managers learn on training courses is that a project has a start, a middle and an end. Government PMO,” says Derek Huether, an enterprise Agile coach and trainer. It is because, of course, these were zombie projects.”

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15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

As a project manager, you might take a short course to learn more about capacity planning. 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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Three Ways to Transform Your PMO Into a Strategic Powerhouse

Keyedin

Here’s why: Transformed Alignment: Of course, you know I believe that KeyedIn Projects solutions enable alignment like never before. Transformed Performance: Let’s face it—when you’re prey to overruns and drastically hobbled by poor resource deployment, your PMO isn’t performing the way it should. Our solution allows you to clearly see your PMO metrics for the first time. There are so many ways PMO software can help you become more strategic.

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Free Project Status Report Template

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are setting up a PMO for example, you’ll want your project managers to use something more formal. Get my short online course about project reporting. If you are involved in any kind of project, you’ll know that project sponsors want to see regular reports.

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Three Ways to Transform Your PMO Into a Strategic Powerhouse

Keyedin

Here’s why: Transformed Alignment: Of course, you know I believe that KeyedIn Projects solutions enable alignment like never before. Transformed Performance: Let’s face it—when you’re prey to overruns and drastically hobbled by poor resource deployment, your PMO isn’t performing the way it should. Our solution allows you to clearly see your PMO metrics for the first time.

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

November December 2019 January. How To Get The Most Out of Conferences This free email mini-course tells you exactly what to do before, during and after a conference to maximise your attendance and get the most out of your conference fees! PMO Conference UK: London, UK, 2-3 June 2020.

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Answer The #1 PMO Question In Less Than One Second

Proggio

Of course, it doesn’t have to be this way. And while this takes place, the Portfolio view updates itself in real time, gathering all the data that senior management, or a PMO, would need to see. The post Answer The #1 PMO Question In Less Than One Second appeared first on Proggio.

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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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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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Project Management Statistics: 45 Stats You Can't Ignore

Workamajig

As we step into 2019, what project management statistics should you be aware of? Project Management Office (PMO) Statistics. As we wrote earlier, creating a project management office (PMO) can drastically improve productivity and bring greater clarity to your PM processes.

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Lean Portfolio Management: Lean Budgets and Investment Funding

Planview

Business units present their ideas to the PMO in an annual planning meeting. In traditional organizations, this power resides with the PMO. By the time the PMO receives the plan, it might already be out of date. Lean and Agile PMO

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How to Be a Mentor

Girl's Guide to PM

Of course, just because you give advice don’t expect them to take it! 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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The Ultimate Guide to Project Dependencies and Constraints

Girl's Guide to PM

Set up a dependency/constraint log using an existing template from your PMO or by designing your own. Of course, for those dependencies and constraints that have made it on to the risk log, your risk management processes from the basis of how you will review and manage them.

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Remembering and Using Your Project Management Training

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

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? If organisations are spending money on employee training, of course, they want to see a return on that. First of all, is it the right course for you?

Project Prioritization with Strategic Work Intake

Planview

We look at two planes of geometry, one is risk and the other, of course, is reward. 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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Types of Planning Crucial to Delivering on Strategy

Planview

They lack systematic feedback and processes to course-correct when necessary. Lean and Agile PMO Product InnovationToday’s world of work is fraught with complexity and an ever-increasing need for speed. This is simply a reality organizations must come to realize.

Ask a PM: How to Juggle Everything without Overloading Your Brain

LiquidPlanner

Whether you’re in an Agile or predictive environment, your business most likely expects you to be spinning multiple plates, and your project management theory from training courses is presented as if you have all the time in the world to focus on one thing.

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

LiquidPlanner

Of course, you need to spend time with someone if you are going to have any kind of conversation at all. Talk to your PMO first and then make plans to transition the project to another sponsor.

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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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How Much Time is Required For PMP Exam Preparation?

Taskque

Now, in 2019, things have gotten quite tricky. We again asked around for the average preparation time of PMP exam now in 2019 and got quite interesting answers. There are a few online courses that train you for this PDUs and there are classroom courses.

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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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