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Five Highlights of the 2020 PMI Job Report

Arras People

The Project Management Institute’s (PMI) membership magazine – PM Network – has just released the January issue with a report – 2020 Jobs Report – available for project management practitioners to take a look at (currently only available for members). Project Management PMO report

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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. For example, if your PMO is created solely with the purpose of being the ‘project police’ then you will be in for a very short run.

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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? You can scroll down and get the highlights, and then read all the advice in the How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects ebook. Now 2019 is here, I think that’s’s a cop-out.

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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. Given its vast influence, it’s important to have a basic understanding of PMI and its history. Quick Facts About PMI. The PMI footprint is huge. A History of PMI. But where did PMI start? The Goals & Standards of PMI.

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PMO: The Gap Closers

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In a new report from Strategy Execution, 86% of organisations which are delivering change through programmes and projects struggle to prioritise work streams and resources. 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. The only entity that exists today that can support that is the PMO.

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Strategy Implementation Needs Great Portfolio Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In recent years, portfolio management has evolved from an administrative process, in which projects are selected and prioritised, to one of the key ways in which organisations can focus on strategy implementation. Aligning most of the projects and programmes to the organisation’s strategies is one of the most important benefits of implementing organisational portfolio management. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. Portfolio Management Strategy Execution

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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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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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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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. Today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the Strategic category and the code for claiming that with PMI is on the screen now.

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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. They should also ensure that their projects align with the vision, mission, goals, and strategies of their organization. PMI Pulse research shows actively engaged sponsors are by far the top driver of projects meeting their original goals and business intent. In this article, let's explore what you need for a great project charter.

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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. A community of interest can take many forms, from your professional community of project managers at work, perhaps organised by your PMO, an online community or an industry group or professional body that you are part of – one that has regular meet ups.

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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 ? This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. Adaptive Strategy Execution Programme Project Management Project Management Training

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 ). 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. PMI ).

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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. Take a look at Accenture’s 2019 Technology Trends Report to get a flavour of what is keeping executives awake at night (DARQ, DLT, AI are just some of them!) This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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. Many traditional portfolio management solutions are designed for mature PMO’s and include a lot of functionality that teams either don’t use or may not have the sophistication to use successfully.

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

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

And whilst the use of the word ‘project’ has only substantially been with us since the start of the last century, its occurrence in media now far exceeds that of the words ‘strategy’, ‘operations’ and ‘marketing’, terms more familiar to us in the course of ‘business-as-usual’ operations. This in contrast to readily accessible principles in such disciplines as sales, marketing and strategy. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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Project Prioritization with Strategic Work Intake

Planview

Most organizations spend time setting up a mission or vision, creating a great strategy, coming up with goals, setting objectives, and discovering what the magnitude of the project will be.

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The Top Five Skills for Project Leaders

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

All business initiatives are achieved through projects, so assessing and ranking these projects in order of importance to the business strategy give organisations the confidence to embrace risk. 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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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Moller – Maersk, and FIFA to exchange their opinions and discoveries regarding digital trends including topics on stakeholder management, content strategy, marketing automation, AI in PM, mobile business, and many other up-to-date topics. Learn about digital transformation, engagement strategies for employees and management, and how to manage stakeholders in digital projects. Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. CEO, Knowledge Strategies, LLC).

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Top 10 Project Management Conferences for 2020

Appfluence

Conferences are a key asset for staying updated on the most effective project management tools and strategies and networking with your peers in the project management field. In addition to the speaking line-up, the Resource Planning Summit allows project professionals to connect and share ideas about how to best utilize and optimize enterprise portfolio management strategies. The PMO 2020 Conference. PMI Global Conference 2020.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Moller – Maersk, and FIFA to exchange their opinions and discoveries regarding digital trends including topics on stakeholder management, content strategy, marketing automation, AI in PM, mobile business, and many other up-to-date topics. Learn about digital transformation, engagement strategies for employees and management, and how to manage stakeholders in digital projects. Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. CEO, Knowledge Strategies, LLC).

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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?

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: 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. Yet, while many companies design great transformation strategies, how good is their delivery? Is it the innovation strategy group? Is it your PMO, individual project managers, or others? So we have 10% for innovation and strategy group, 25% answered B, R&D, new product dev, and business unit. Some of you work in an IT PMO.

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 taking part responsibility for producing the business case can be a smart move that helps th e project manager to step up and Bridge the Gap Between Strategy and Delivery. Stakeholder analysis : Failure to analyse the stakeholders and determining a stakeholder communication strategy. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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The Vision of Your Project

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

For the vision to be as effective as possible it should be clearly articulated, have an inspiring and energizing effect and be aligned to corporate strategy. The project may fail to deliver the expected benefits, either because the business needs weren’t fully understood, or because the initiative wasn’t fully thought through or aligned with corporate strategy. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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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. 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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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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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

With the release of the Agile Practice Guide along with the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition , we can’t ignore PMI’s direction to incorporate adaptive life cycles such as agile, iterative or incremental life cycles into project and development life cycles. PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential will continue to thrive. Guess what my tip would be for 2019? Joe Pusz is President of The PMO Squad , a project management consulting firm.

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