Top Project Management Conferences of 2019

ProjectManager.com

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. So, as you start to plan your calendar for the year, we’ve offered a rundown of the best project management conferences in 2019. RICS Valuation Conference 2019. Change Management 2019. deliver:Agile 2019. Future PMO. PMO Symposium.

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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. Here are just a few from the 2019 PMBR to highlight what I mean: Identified Practitioner Group. PMO Analyst. PMO Co-ordinator/Administrator. PMO Manager. Head of PMO.

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Three Ways to Transform Your PMO Into a Strategic Powerhouse

Keyedin

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. Once your PMO machine is in order, its performance issues fixed—that’s when executives learn to trust you with all of their strategic priorities.

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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. Lindsay Scott is the director of Manchester, UK-based PMO Learning Limited which is dedicated to helping PMO professionals get the most out of their careers with training and organizational development opportunities. Project management is an increasingly diverse field.

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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. Welcome everybody, should have my opening title screen out here of Best of Microsoft Inspire 2019. All right, and then the engine behind a lot of that is the CDS, the common data service.

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Three Ways to Transform Your PMO Into a Strategic Powerhouse

Keyedin

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. Once your PMO machine is in order, its performance issues fixed—that’s when executives learn to trust you with all of their strategic priorities.

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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

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. Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019.

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The World of Work is Changing—Here’s How You Can Embrace It

Planview

For example, a global manufacturing company leverages their R&D organization to track engineering projects work, innovation programs, as well as status and progress of portfolios. These efforts coincide with the PMO and the business using PPM for lean portfolio management, while still keeping track of meeting regulatory and compliance requirements. Has your organization evolved in terms of how work gets done?

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

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. Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019.

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

LiquidPlanner

Be ready (and sometimes a bit sneaky—you can engineer bumping into them coming out of a regular meeting where you’ll know they will be, for example). Talk to your PMO first and then make plans to transition the project to another sponsor. Dear Elizabeth: We have quite an established project management office, and we use a standard methodology and tools. My team is good, they have experience, and we work well together. My problem is with the levels above me.

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Someone says 'calculus' and you think.

Musings on Project Management

Calculus doesn't belong in the PMO I took it in high school. Project Management system engineeringSomeone says 'calculus' and you think. Yikes! Get me out of here! enough already! Actually, some things are simpler than they appear: Speedometers and directionYou're driving. Got a smooth curve to go along (which could also be a straight line)? Want to find out which direction you're going at a particular point? Or, if you.

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Is Your PMO Counting the Right Things

Bridge the Gap Consulting

So, a group of mathematicians and engineers were called for a study. bullet holes per square foot close to the engine. Instead, more protection was needed where the bullet holes weren’t, that is, around the engines. It also gave the PMO a black eye.”

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Lessons Learned from Pilots … for Safe and Successful Projects

MPUG

One common check for me is to have an alternative runway planned in case of engine (or other serious) failure occurs within the course of my project. I suggest that every project manager explore this view on successfully handling command and control, and that they apply those lessons within your PMO. In my experience, flocks of emails, Twitter strikes, and slack sloth during periods of intense activity is not productive, and even worse, can result in an all-engine project flameout.

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

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The emergence of projects as the economic engine of our times may have been silent, but it is incredibly disruptive and powerful. Indeed ‘The Project Canvas’ (Chapter 5) underlines that documents such as the PMBOK (Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (6 th edition 2017) are complex, having their origins in engineering, and may mean little to most people other than advanced project managers.

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The Gantt Chart – The MVP of Project Portfolio Management

Meisterplan

How the Gantt Chart Got its Start The earliest form of what we know as the Gantt chart was first designed in 1 896 by Polish engineer, Karol Adamiecki , who called it a? The Gantt chart that we know and use today was created around 1910 by Henry Gantt , an American mechanical engineer and management consultant. Give it a try!” – Dennis Riedel, PMO (Central Unit Sales & Services), TRUMPF.

2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

2021 is going to be full of both online and offline events for project managers engaged in different areas of business: construction and engineering, IT, healthcare, and many others. June 14-15, London, UK — PMO 2021 Conference is the largest UK’s conference for PMO practitioners.

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Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

Project Management Office (PMO) . is an instrument of transforming the client’s requirements (Voice of the customer) into engineering characteristics to create a final product. . If you’re engaged in project management or your occupation is somehow related to it, you should have an eye for project management terms. On the other hand, it’s quite difficult to retain all the definitions in memory and a good PM dictionary would be a lifesaver. .

How to Create a Proven Project Management Framework

Workamajig

It doesn’t matter whether you’re running an agency, a construction firm, or leading an engineering team, a well-formulated framework will help you develop best practices, create structure, and get organized. In PMBOK, for example, the project initiation stage involves developing a business case, undertaking a feasibility study, and setting up a PMO. A well-defined project management framework will bring much-needed order to your projects.

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How to Carry Out a Schedule Risk Assessment

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Although internal peer review (by PMO using subject matter experts from another team) had always been carried out, the company typically found itself unable to deliver on time. In this case, the pre-sales engineer had done a reasonable job, but, perhaps due to pressure, had been very optimistic. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. One of the key roles in any project core-team is an expert planner and scheduler.

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Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

Project Management Office (PMO) . is an instrument of transforming the client’s requirements (Voice of the customer) into engineering characteristics to create a final product. . If you’re engaged in project management or your occupation is somehow related to it, you should have an eye for project management terms. On the other hand, it’s quite difficult to retain all the definitions in memory and a good PM dictionary would be a lifesaver. .

5 Impacts the PM Evolution has on Resource Management

Keyedin

Increased business focus: Once the benefit-driven PMO team gains resource management transparency, they will be able to allocate resources to only the most strategic efforts. What’s more, a software engineer or business analyst slot might not be fulfilled by the same person during the same project so resource use becomes more adaptive and less rigid. Expert uncovers shocking truths about Resource Management in high-performing companies.

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5 Impacts the PM Evolution has on Resource Management

Keyedin

Increased business focus: Once the benefit-driven PMO team gains resource management transparency, they will be able to allocate resources to only the most strategic efforts. What’s more, a software engineer or business analyst slot might not be fulfilled by the same person during the same project so resource use becomes more adaptive and less rigid. Expert uncovers shocking truths about Resource Management in high-performing companies.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 2 – Agile Features & Capabilities in MS Project / Project PPM

MPUG

If you understand how the engineering Teams are structured, there’s a lot more fluidity between say dynamics and some of the things that are happening there, and the things called common data service. The other part about Agile remember is that it’s also about protecting the team from distractions, so that in many cases the technical resources or the field resources are the engineers that are coming in aren’t being overwhelmed with a lot of dialogue or constant change.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 3 – Best Practices & Real World Use of Agile with MS Project / Project PPM

MPUG

So we talk about interfaces, but we talk about that one version of the truth, or touch the data once so that my team members are progressing it, my project managers are updating and forecasting, my PMO manager is looking out and creating prioritization, steering committee reports. And so there’s native content packs that the Microsoft engineering team has made available. And he really is sitting in charge of kind of the PMO.

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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. 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. This can be from the task, the project managers to the ongoing folks that roll up to the PMO.

25 Practical Project Team Development Practices

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Social – Monday breakfast, charity events, JCB day out (if it’s engineers then they like nothing better than seeing big machines ??), This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. Project managers don’t usually have a specific budget for team development, and yet, as the PMBoK says, teamwork is a critical factor for project success, and developing effective project tea ms is one of the primary responsibilities of the project manager.

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Can you use Slack for project management?

Girl's Guide to PM

Create a channel for that group, workstream or sub-team # Testing: create a channel for your project testing group, including core project team members and user acceptance or user group participants # Project Managers: create a community for your project delivery professionals and the PMO within Slack. Slack has a powerful search engine, so I’ve never had a problem finding anything again. The short answer is no. At least, not by itself.

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Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Project Portfolio Management August 19

Keyedin

We’re Excited to be Named an August 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Project Portfolio Management! Senior Electrical Engineer in the Miscellaneous Industry. PMO Managerin the Retail Industry. PMO Lead in the Miscellaneous Industry. All of us here at KeyedIn are deeply proud to be honored as an August 2019 Customers’ Choice recipient for Project Portfolio Management and we look forward to continuing the partnership.

PM Experts on Why Projects Fail – Epicflow Research Part 1

Epicflow Blog

Nicholas Harrison , a Staff Agile Transformer at GE Oil & Gas, highlights that the issue is poor requirements: “You can have the best engineers in the world, but if you don’t have a clear idea of what you’re building, it’s already over.”. Eigen Halpin , a PMO Manager at Cisco, emphasizes the importance of proper organization, which presupposes clear roles and responsibilities across teams. Why do so many projects still fail?

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Guess what my tip would be for 2019? During 2018 I will be launching an update to my online PMO course, The PMO Lifecycle: Building, Running, and Shutting Down , I have brand new webinars in the works with materials never been shared before all based off of my Project Management Communication Tools book, and my PMO Lifecycle book. Joe Pusz is President of The PMO Squad , a project management consulting firm. He has 20+ years as a project manager and PMO leader.

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