15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

Being surrounded by so much positive energy and so many amazing speakers is a great opportunity for me and it always leaves me feeling so happy about the line of work I have chosen. 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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Zombie Projects and How to Kill Them

Girl's Guide to PM

Government PMO,” says Derek Huether, an enterprise Agile coach and trainer. “It was a traditional PMO, filled with certified professionals doing very good work in very specific areas of expertise. ” He might have been able to forgive the long timescales if this PMO was managing projects committed to the construction of battleships or the next generation of an interstate highway system.

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Five Highlights of the 2020 PMI Job Report

Arras People

The report pulls out four industry sectors that deserve special mention as potential opportunity areas for jobs – these include telecoms and 5G; financial services technology (fintech); renewable energy and healthcare. Project Management PMO report

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PPM without Getting Fired? Step 5: Clear Your Calendar

WorkOtter

The reason you are going through this entire process of selecting a new tool and reworking your process is because your PMO team spends the entire month producing reports no one reads, maintaining portfolio information that lacks accuracy, and following a process that is clearly broken. Still think you will have the time (and energy) to do everything you are trying to improve AND implement the tools and best practices you need so your company can grow?

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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. Through centralizing key elements of portfolio operations by utilizing new, different operational functions such as an Agile PMO, and Lean-Agile Centers of Excellence (LACE). Didn’t we just say that a centralized PMO undermined LPM? Lean and Agile PMO

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

February 19-21, Sydney — The Seventh PMO Leadership Forum gathers PM experts of different levels to learn successful case studies on determining, evaluating, and broadcasting your PMO value, as well as examine strategies to improve your project delivery and PM processes in general, embrace digital transformation journey, and more. Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020?

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How to futureproof your PPM software selection process

EasyProjects

An effective goal-setting system starts with disciplined thinking at the top, with leaders who invest the time and energy to choose what counts.”. ? Orient your organization towards continuous improvement by harvesting months and years of data to give you trends you were not aware of (sort of help you see your “blind spots” as a head of PMO in the future). If you’ve ever bought any kind of technical solution for your organization, you know that it’s not that easy.

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

February 19-21, Sydney — The Seventh PMO Leadership Forum gathers PM experts of different levels to learn successful case studies on determining, evaluating, and broadcasting your PMO value, as well as examine strategies to improve your project delivery and PM processes in general, embrace digital transformation journey, and more. Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020?

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Cultivating an Adaptive Mindset

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

It takes energy and resilience to have a high ambiguity threshold. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. Carol Dweck, author of ‘ Mindset ’ and Professor at Stanford University writes about two mindsets; a “fixed mindset, where you believe your qualities are carved in stone,” and a “growth mindset, where you believe that your basic qualities are things you can cultivate and build on through your efforts.”.

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Top Tips for Realistic Project Estimations

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

This was a bit of a blow because we had put so much energy into getting it right. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. Poor estimation is a major cause of project failure. According to the PMI, inaccurate cost estimates is a contributing factor in 28% of projects that fail. Many project professionals have first-hand experience in how devastating it can be to underestimate a project. Perhaps you have too.

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. These energy, and oil and gas, some of the largest in Latin America no that also bring in offices here. That white paper you can Bing, search for it up there and pull it down every detail at every level but at the highest level you have the enterprise PMO or a PMO where portfolios get aligned with strategy, budget, resources and your projects and that all of project management exists.

The Business Analyst

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Successful change requires focused energy. This interaction and reiteration of changes help reinforce focused energy. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. 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 Project Management Gatherings

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

30 is a party and starts to bring a different kind of energy but too big for single conversations. There is no need to be mediocre when it doesn’t take much to provide a different environment; a different approach; bringing different energy that can be infectious and ultimately productive. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. There is a popular phrase that sums up project management, the four Ps – product, process, projects and of course people.

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