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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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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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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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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. The Infrastructure & Projects Authority (IPA) arranges and manages project assurance reviews for the UK governments’ complex and high risk projects.

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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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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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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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Is Your Strategic Project at Risk Due to Poor Implementation of Proven Project Management Practices?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

According to the PMI’s Pulse of the Profession , 52% of projects completed in the last 12 months experienced scope creep. But tracking the changes that are put forward by the stakeholders is essential if we want to stay in control of time, cost, quality, risk, and benefits.

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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 Prioritization with Strategic Work Intake

Planview

We look at two planes of geometry, one is risk and the other, of course, is reward. We’ve got two questions for risk and two questions for reward. As we’re going through and doing this scoring, we look at a few components: How did it score for risk?

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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 ?

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. It’s an opportunity to learn more and study from cases, share experience in the risk management field, and embrace new approaches. It’s one of the greatest events for PM in Scandinavia organized by PMI Sweden.

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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.

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The Top Five Skills for Project Leaders

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Business leaders and corporate executives need to find the optimal way to achieve growth while at the same time, manage the risks. The first step toward embracing risk is to realise that risks aren’t all bad – positive risks are in fact opportunities. Risk management.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. It’s an opportunity to learn more and study from cases, share experience in the risk management field, and embrace new approaches. . It’s one of the greatest events for PM in Scandinavia organized by PMI Sweden.

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

Brad Egeland

How to Run the Perfect Project Meeting Risks are Real. ” 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 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.

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. Having a viable risk management strategy is an integral part of project planning. As an organisation, before a project begins, the project team should have a clear understanding of what the potential risks are, their tolerances and possible mitigations when such risks occur.”

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.

Strategy Implementation Needs Great Portfolio Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Portfolio Management and Risk Management. If portfolio management is to be effective it should always be linked to the two organisation-wide processes of budgeting cycle and enterprise risk management. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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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Cautionary Tale of Resource Capacity Planning: #1 Reason for PSO Project Failure

Keyedin

Why Walmart nearly became the big fish story for a PMO leader. In a recent survey, 94% of Enterprise IT project managers and PMO leaders and 77% of project and PMO managers working in the professional services industry reported that resource assignment capabilities were the number one reason they needed project management automation. As a former PMO leader, I realize the practical need of keeping those executive folks happy.

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Top Tips for Realistic Project Estimations

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

According to the PMI, inaccurate cost estimates is a contributing factor in 28% of projects that fail. They fail to consider the full spectrum of activities that need to be carried out and often leave out contingency to cater for risks and uncertainty.

Using PPM Solutions to Join High Performers

Keyedin

Research from the latest PMI Pulse of the Profession Report provides insight into key areas PMOs can focus on to bring themselves closer to the high performing mark. Research from PMI shows that high performers attach executive sponsors to 80% or more of their projects, which leads to 40% more successful projects than low performers who have executive sponsors on less than 50% of their projects. High performing and low performing companies face many of the same challenges.

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Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success

MPUG

Today’s session is eligible for 3/4 of a PMI PDU in the strategic category, and the code to claim that is on the screen now. External trends in the business environment are unprecedented, and people and organizations that can’t change are at severe risk. Is it your PMO, individual project managers, or others? 55% PMO, and 45% individual project managers. This has a lot to do with risk. How do enterprises consider risk?

Using PPM Solutions to Join High Performers

Keyedin

Research from the latest PMI Pulse of the Profession Report provides insight into key areas PMOs can focus on to bring themselves closer to the high performing mark. Research from PMI shows that high performers attach executive sponsors to 80% or more of their projects, which leads to 40% more successful projects than low performers who have executive sponsors on less than 50% of their projects. High performing and low performing companies face many of the same challenges.

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The Vision of Your Project

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Without a clear vision there is a high risk of a disconnect between the project’s tangible outputs and what the customer or organization really needed. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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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. PMI reports that “for the first time in five years, the amount of failed investments due to project performance has declined by 20%.” Do you have overarching themes to inform your strategic PMO?

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

MPUG

And this session is eligible for one PMI, PDU in the Technical category. 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 he really is sitting in charge of kind of the PMO.

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

MPUG

And today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the technical category, and the code for claim that is on the screen now, that’s mpugwebnlearn091819. Gardener just came out with a report, it was published July 30th of 2019 so if you’re watching this 10 years from now, it’s still a good report. Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tim Runcie’s Agile Series Part 2 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

Online PM Courses

Should I Join the PMI/APM etc and Take their Qualifications? There's more to membership of PMI, APM, IAPM and other than the qualification, of course. The PMI is the Biggest Player, Globally. So, should you seek one of the PMI's qualifications? The PMI.

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