The Balanced PMO

The Lazy Project Manager

The same is true of the PMO. A balanced approach will definitely pay dividends and will not only ensure that the PMO is as effective and efficient as possible but will also aid the acceptance of the PMO by the rest of the organisation.

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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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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a nonprofit organization for those working in project management across the globe. If you have even a passing interest in the field, then you’ve bumped up against PMI. Quick Facts About PMI. The PMI footprint is huge. PMI Founders.

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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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The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019- By Role

Arras People

In a recent blog The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019 , we explored the results from the 2019 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report) dataset to identify the take-up (or not) of PM certifications in the UK.

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The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019

Arras People

Taking data from the 2019 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report) dataset we were able to construct the table below which shows the take up (or not) of PM certifications in the UK. For more PMO related certificates see here.

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PMO: The Gap Closers

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Worldwide, those figures account for a 68% uplift in economic activity related to project-oriented work (figures from PMI’s Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017–2027 ). The PMO: Gap Closer. It’s the PMO. Where the PMO Closes the Gap.

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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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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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How Do You Prioritize Your Work as a Savvy PMO?

Planview

First, let’s acknowledge that it’s not easy to establish an effective prioritization process when your PMO and teams are in high demand. This disconnect points to the struggle PMO directors face to identify and enact an effective prioritization process. How do you prioritize your work?

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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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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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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

The 2019 incarnation of the summit will be in Orlando, Florida from October 20-22. Related: Top Project Management Conferences of 2019. Project Box’s clients include well-known companies like the Project Management Institute (PMI) , Accenture and Psychology Today.

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10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are a PMI member, you’ll get access to the resources marked Premium as well, so that’s an added bonus. edu project management template” and you’ll find quite a lot of universities have a PMO that makes templates available for general use. You’ve got responsibility for a project.

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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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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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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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Three Ways to Transform Your PMO Into a Strategic Powerhouse

Keyedin

The PMI Institute in its recent report, Delivering on Strategy, the Power of Project Portfolio Management describes the correlation between effective portfolio management and advancing the strategy of the company: “Effective project portfolio management requires a keen understanding of the relationships between strategy development and strategy implementation. Our solution allows you to clearly see your PMO metrics for the first time.

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15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

Getting a professional certification can help your career – studies like the PMI Project Management Salary Survey (2018) show that certification is directly linked to earning more money and it certainly can’t hurt your employment prospects.

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Three Ways to Transform Your PMO Into a Strategic Powerhouse

Keyedin

The PMI Institute in its recent report, Delivering on Strategy, the Power of Project Portfolio Management describes the correlation between effective portfolio management and advancing the strategy of the company: “Effective project portfolio management requires a keen understanding of the relationships between strategy development and strategy implementation. Our solution allows you to clearly see your PMO metrics for the first time.

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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? PMI ). PMI ). 68% - more than 2/3rd - of organizations in PMI's annual survey said that they used outsourced or contract project managers in 2018. ( PMI ). PMI ). PMI ).

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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 Trends: A Fresh Look

Online PM Courses

Project Management Career Project Trends and Changes APM EPMO PMI PMO PMO 3.0 3 years ago, we wrote about the most important Project Management trends. Those predictions are maturing nicely. And there are some new trends to add.3

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Top 10 Project Management Conferences You Can Not Afford to Miss in 2020

Taskque

PMO Conference. If you are interested in learning about the latest techniques, tools and research related to portfolio management , program management or project management office , then the PMO conference should be on top of your list. PMI EMEA Congress.

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Remembering and Using Your Project Management Training

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

You can check out the PMI one here. With project management, there are options to think about in terms of do you need an overarching qualification, such as the PMI PMP , or is it a very specific technical project management skill, such as risk management ?

The Hybrid Project Portfolio Management Approach

Brad Egeland

Allocating financial resources to the proper projects is often a painful selection process for the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Operating Officer (COO), General Manager, PMO Director or whoever makes those decisions in your organization. What exactly is hybrid PPM?

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. April 27-28, Gdansk — New Trends in Project Management is the ninth meetup organized by PMI in Poland to gather professionals from all over the world to discuss recent trends and problems of project management.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. April 27-28, Gdansk — New Trends in Project Management is the ninth meetup organized by PMI in Poland to gather professionals from all over the world to discuss recent trends and problems of project management.

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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. Codrin-Dan Nicolau , MBA, PMP, CBAP, PMI-PBA says: “ Iti depends on your experience aligned with PMBOK.

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Volunteering: Giving Back That Feels Like Taking

Leading Answers

Volunteering with PMI has many benefits. Over the years of volunteering with PMI, I have met many great industry leaders like “Risk Doctor” David Hillson and PMO guru Jack Duggal. For years, PMI have used the slogan “ Good things happen when you get involved ”—and it is so true.

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The Insights Behind the Project Management Trends

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Strategy Execution released the top ten trends for 2019 a few weeks ago and my first thoughts were; we’re seeing a lot of them in the PMO community which is both exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

Book Review: A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project

Brad Egeland

” Pros: This is not PMI legalize type of reading – reads more like stories and opinion pieces, which for this writer/reviewer is a good thing. And if you're directing a PMO, get a copy for all of your staff.

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The Top Five Skills for Project Leaders

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In their report Capturing The Value of Project Management Through Organisational Agility , the PMI has found that 80% of the highest-performing organisations focus on continuous training – giving workers the skills they need to achieve exceptional performance.

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Project Manager Career Path vs Scrum Master Career Path

PM Basics

Quite possible to do that you will need to get the Program Management Professional from PMI. Likewise, you may try to get the Portfolio Management Professional from PMI. The Project Manager career path has more options. But it requires more knowledge and skills.

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

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In ‘My Project Life’ (Chapter 2), Mr Nieto-Rodriguez explains his experience and journey leading to the instigation of the Brightline Initiative, under the auspices of the PMI (of which he was Chairman), the global coalition closing the gap in project management awareness.

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Strategic Portfolio Management 101

Keyedin

“I was told there would be no math” If agility is now a prerequisite for firms to continuously execute on their digital strategy, then PMO leaders need to double down on linking product outcomes to this particular business strategy.

PM Experts on Why Projects Fail – Epicflow Research Part 1

Epicflow Blog

In this article, we share some of the main reasons for failure according to project leaders at IBM, Microsoft, GE Oil & Gas, Bühler Group, ExxonMobil, PMI, and other organizations. Eigen Halpin , a PMO Manager at Cisco, emphasizes the importance of proper organization, which presupposes clear roles and responsibilities across teams. According to a survey conducted by PMI in 2018 , 29% of respondents said poor communication was the primary cause of project failure.

Strategy Implementation Needs Great Portfolio Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

All of this is reflected in the PMI’s Talent Triangle ™ of leadership, technical and strategic and business management skills. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

Four Inhibitors to Successful Resource Management

Keyedin

It’s common knowledge, succinctly stated by in a PMI paper : “Resource non-availability is one of the main reasons, often the main reason, for failures in multiple project environments.” Here are some findings and what you can do to combat ineffective RM in your PSA/PPM PMO.

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