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.

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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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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. You want to get some professional development time on your calendar. But the budget is tight.

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PPM without Getting Fired? Step 5: Clear Your Calendar


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.

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Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach


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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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. April 1-3, Amsterdam — The Global Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Project Management Forum is a significant global event for leaders working in energy, oil and gas industries.

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How to futureproof your PPM software selection process


An effective goal-setting system starts with disciplined thinking at the top, with leaders who invest the time and energy to choose what counts.”. ? If you’ve ever bought any kind of technical solution for your organization, you know that it’s not that easy.

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.

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5 Takeaways: Strategic PPM Management for Products, not Projects


One of the hottest topics in this area was the democratizing of portfolio reporting and analytics – while not having your blood run cold thinking about rogue project teams running PMO-level reports and releasing them without your knowledge to business partners! The Gartner PPM Summit is the annual event that brings together top project and portfolio management leaders from all over the world.

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.

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.

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


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.

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. 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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