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. RICS Valuation Conference 2019. Change Management 2019. deliver:Agile 2019.

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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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Three Key Takeaways from PMO Symposium 2019

Keyedin

PMO Symposium 2019 was held earlier this month in Denver, CO. This intense four-day event was packed with insights on building an adaptive, future-ready PMO. With the PMO currently under attack, the way a company must operate in the digital marketplace is by being more agile and open to consistent change. In doing so, your PMO can become the company’s ally in transforming itself into an adaptive, fast, flexible and competitive industry leader.

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2019 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management conferences are a fantastic way to meet new people and improve your skills. 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.

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4 Ways to Supercharge Your PMO

Brad Egeland

I was reading a survey indicating that almost 90% of organizations now have some form of project management office (PMO). 58% of respondents indicated that they did not feel their PMO was effective. Do we really need a PPM tool to do the PMO right?

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The Kick-off Meetings: Checklist for a Motivating Project Start

Inloox

Although a kick-off meeting is not absolutely necessary for this, it is a good means to provide the necessary motivational boost for everyone involved. In this article we will give you a detailed insight into the topic of kick-off meetings in project management.

2019 163

Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas

Planview

A healthcare PMO today must have a strong constitution. Healthcare PMO’s should ensure that the organization has the right portfolio mix to accomplish its goals and be able to pivot and re-prioritize as needed. See Cambia’s presentation at the Ignite 2019 conference here.

The 5 Most Important Business Benefits of a Successful PMO

Keyedin

The program management office (PMO) can demystify project management processes and ensure both a strategic and tactical approach that is holistic and gets the most value from your projects. As business partners, your PMO teams will need to exhibit strategically-impactful results.

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PMO Symposium 2018 Recap

Keyedin

PMO Symposium 2018 brought 600+ executives, PMO leaders and decision makers together for 4 days of executive level sessions, cutting edge keynotes from global experts, interactive workshops and a sponsor lounge that featured today’s innovative software solutions and services providers for project management offices. The theme for this year’s PMO Symposium was “Where Leaders Meet.” Lack of strategic vision within the PMO.

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PMO Symposium 2018 Recap

Keyedin

PMO Symposium 2018 brought 600+ executives, PMO leaders and decision makers together for 4 days of executive level sessions, cutting edge keynotes from global experts, interactive workshops and a sponsor lounge that featured today’s innovative software solutions and services providers for project management offices. The theme for this year’s PMO Symposium was “Where Leaders Meet.” Lack of strategic vision within the PMO.

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5 Key Reasons Why You Need a PMO

Keyedin

Well a PMO is a great place to start, helping you to standardize processes and drive up project success rates. Here are the top 5 reasons why you need a PMO. Projects often come in late or over budget and fail to meet the objectives.

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5 Major Benefits of Adopting an Effective Project Portfolio Management and PMO Initiative

Keyedin

In this post we explore the five major types of benefits to be gained by adopting an effective Project Portfolio Management/PMO strategy. Proving the value of the PMO to important stakeholders – in terms that are important to them.

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

” Mr. Harned founded the Digital PM Summit as a place for digital project management professionals across industries to meet once a year to discuss big ideas and developments relevant to the project management world. Related: Top Project Management Conferences of 2019.

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See You at PMO Symposium!

Keyedin

PMO Symposium 2018 is the annual event where PMO leaders meet to discuss how to develop new capabilities and incorporate tools to leverage and adapt to the latest project management methodologies and technology to achieve new levels of success. With over 600 PMO leaders attending the event this year, attendees will be able to build valuable connections and network with other project leaders to gain practical solutions to common PMO challenges.

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See You at PMO Symposium!

Keyedin

PMO Symposium 2018 is the annual event where PMO leaders meet to discuss how to develop new capabilities and incorporate tools to leverage and adapt to the latest project management methodologies and technology to achieve new levels of success. With over 600 PMO leaders attending the event this year, attendees will be able to build valuable connections and network with other project leaders to gain practical solutions to common PMO challenges.

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5 Key Reasons Why You Need a PMO

Keyedin

Well a PMO is a great place to start, helping you to standardize processes and drive up project success rates. Here are the top 5 reasons why you need a PMO. Projects often come in late or over budget and fail to meet the objectives.

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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.

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Crystal-Clear Reporting Enables Your PMO to Deliver Value

Keyedin

Effective reporting—the intel from the field that gets distilled into cogent parcels for the right internal audience—is the lifeblood of a PMO. The organization is counting on the PMO to provide a level of company-wide visibility that didn’t exist before.

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Five Things to Start and Five Things to Stop in Requirements Management

Project Risk Coach

According to PMI, "47% of unsuccessful projects fail to meet goals due to poor requirements management." Check with the Project Management Office (PMO) or other authority on how to handle these requirements.

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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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15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

As a team leader, you might watch some YouTube videos on ways to connect with your team during virtual meetings. Do something small, like attend an internal work town hall meeting and speak to one new person in the queue to get coffee.

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10 Ways to Engage Project Stakeholders

Project Risk Coach

I invite key stakeholders to my initial project meetings as we are developing the project charter. I recently spoke with a project manager who works in a Project Management Office (PMO). Do you have a stakeholder engagement plan?

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What You Need for a Great Project Charter

Project Risk Coach

PMI Pulse research shows actively engaged sponsors are by far the top driver of projects meeting their original goals and business intent. PMI Pulse research shows actively engaged sponsors are by far the top driver of projects meeting their original goals and business intent.

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10 Simple Ways to Prepare a Holiday Handover at work (with email templates)

Girl's Guide to PM

Meet your colleague to handover. Set up a meeting with the person who will be covering for you while you are away. I think it’s better to let them know on the phone or at a regular meeting, but it’s always useful to remind them in an email.

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5 Major Benefits of Adopting an Effective Project Portfolio Management and PMO Initiative

Keyedin

In this post we explore the five major types of benefits to be gained by adopting an effective Project Portfolio Management/PMO strategy. Proving the value of the PMO to important stakeholders – in terms that are important to them. Our first bucket of PMO benefits concerns its ability to drive better business decisions. PMO Benefits Bucket two is the ability to avoid or reduce your exposure to risks.

Crystal-Clear Reporting Enables Your PMO to Deliver Value

Keyedin

In the case of the PMO (project/program management office), this reporting means a better enterprise view of resource usage, a cycle of improvement on project processes, the ability to intervene at the right time for struggling projects, and greater likelihood that the program is held to the desired budget and scope parameters. Effective reporting—the intel from the field that gets distilled into cogent parcels for the right internal audience—is the lifeblood of a PMO.

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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.

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management conferences are a fantastic way to meet new people and improve your skills. If you are looking to attend a project management conference in 2020, chances are there is something happening near you that will be fun and meet your professional goals.

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Capacity Planning: The Secret to Successful Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

A project coordinator, or an admin resource from the PMO would be the perfect extra pair of hands. She met the PMO Manager and another manager whom she knew had staff keen to learn about project management. The problem was discussed at the next management team meeting.

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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Lessons Learned in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

There are plenty of different ways to spread what you have learned from your project around the PMO, project managers and teams. The people in the meeting will benefit from an open and honest discussion about the project and can carry this learning through to their next projects.

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Answer The #1 PMO Question In Less Than One Second

Proggio

We all know what it’s like to prepare for a management update meeting! 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.

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PPM without Getting Fired? Step 5: Clear Your Calendar

WorkOtter

There are definitely ways to implement a resource and project management solution that minimizes the chance you will fail to meet expectations and will have to take the walk of shame with your stuff in a cardboard box.

2019 78

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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Five Ways Capacity Planning Will Prove Your PMO’s Value

Keyedin

These are great questions and we know that every day, executive sponsors pressure the PMO leaders to “pull a rabbit out of their hats” when allocating resources. As a PMO leader, you know that skilful resource demand planning , without pushing your talent to their limits, is a better way to protect the bottom line. Analyze the project mix : You have to do your homework and effectively match projects and resources to make the most money and meet strategic goals.

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Five Ways Capacity Planning Will Prove Your PMO’s Value

Keyedin

These are great questions and we know that every day, executive sponsors pressure the PMO leaders to “pull a rabbit out of their hats” when allocating resources. As a PMO leader, you know that skilful resource demand planning, without pushing your talent to their limits, is a better way to protect the bottom line. Analyze the project mix : You have to do your homework and effectively match projects and resources to make the most money and meet strategic goals.

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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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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.

2020 184

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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