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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Top Ten PMO Themes 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Last week it was the fifth PMO Conference in London. With over 400 PMO practitioners from around the globe and over 20 sessions to choose from, there’s a lot to learn about where PMO is heading right now. Agile for the PMO. Digital PMO.

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The Lazy Project Manager – Conference and Corporate Speaker

The Lazy Project Manager

As we all start the journey that is 2019, a few questions: Are you investing in your project management community? Does your team need better presentation skills? Contact me today to discuss how we can work together in 2019.

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2019 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

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. January to March 2019. PMI Sweden Passion for Projects: Stockholm, Sweden 11-12 March 2019. IRNOP 2019: TBA.

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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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PMO Best Practices: 7 Steps for Better Schedule Management

MPUG

A few years ago, I was hired as a Project Management Office (PMO) consultant for a software products company. My assignment was to setup their PMO, implement best practices, and oversee projects for twelve months before handing over the setup to the client.

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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.

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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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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PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

Convert your executive sponsors and leaders to staunch supporters of your PMO. If your leadership team does not understand your PMO capacity and corresponding strategy, they may have a difficult time trusting you with their most crucial business goals. Not in the way leadership might characterize it, but because you’re not spending time developing your own PMs or PMO leaders to communicate well, in the right way, to executive stakeholders and sponsors.

PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

Convert your executive sponsors and leaders to staunch supporters of your PMO. If your leadership team does not understand your PMO capacity and corresponding strategy, they may have a difficult time trusting you with their most crucial business goals. Not in the way leadership might characterize it, but because you’re not spending time developing your own PMs or PMO leaders to communicate well, in the right way, to executive stakeholders and sponsors.

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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The Ultimate Guide to Easy Dashboards for Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Plus, it’s a total waste of your time as you already have the data in a presentable format within the project management tools you already use. As I’ve mentioned, I prefer using a software tool to do the data manipulation and presentation.

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

November December 2019 January. There is a good mix of presentations, hands-on workshops and coaching. The schedule is not out yet for this year, but you can look at previous year’s schedules to get an idea of what will be presented. PMO Conference UK: London, UK, 2-3 June 2020.

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Free Project Status Report Template

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are setting up a PMO for example, you’ll want your project managers to use something more formal. If you are involved in any kind of project, you’ll know that project sponsors want to see regular reports. Today I’ve got something for you to make your life a bit easier!

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Answer The #1 PMO Question In Less Than One Second

Proggio

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. You don’t need to cram, or prepare convoluted presentations, or worry about who has what information where.

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Doing More with Less: PMO Metrics to Keep You from Drowning

Keyedin

If you think a less mature or poorly optimized PMO will help you out of the mess you’re in, you’d do well to get a recording of the third in our series, Plan, Manage, and Measure— Doing More With Less: It’s Not Just a Mantra, It’s a Necessity! PMO leaders must learn how to show stakeholders the value of shorter timelines and more autonomous project teams by measuring results. In this fable, are you the fox or the goat?

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PPM without Getting Fired? Step 5: Clear Your Calendar

WorkOtter

The reason you are going through this entire process of selecting a new tool and reworking your process is because your PMO team spends the entire month producing reports no one reads, maintaining portfolio information that lacks accuracy, and following a process that is clearly broken.

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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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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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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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5 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 Q&A: Entry Level PM Roles

Arras People

Supporting roles, for example, are great starting positions as they allow for you to be present in a project management environment. Roles such as Project Administrator, Project Co-ordinator and Project Support Officer, sometimes collectively identified as PMO.

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Project Prioritization with Strategic Work Intake

Planview

We encourage you to listen to the full webinar , but in the meantime, review the following answers to questions that participants raised during Michael’s presentation.

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Ask a PM: How to Juggle Everything without Overloading Your Brain

LiquidPlanner

Whether you’re in an Agile or predictive environment, your business most likely expects you to be spinning multiple plates, and your project management theory from training courses is presented as if you have all the time in the world to focus on one thing.

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Webinar: The Disturbing Reality of Today's PMO

Keyedin

But there can be a wide gap between what the PMO is doing and what the business expects. This misalignment has serious consequences for both the PMO and the business. In this 35-minute online presentation, expert Karen Adame will share some shocking industry statistics about the state of today's PMO. From the C-suite to the individual department, stakeholders are demanding greater accountability in the way projects are selected, managed and delivered.

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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 Kick-off Meetings: Checklist for a Motivating Project Start

Inloox

Quite often, presentations of the customer and/or the project manager take place first. Here you can present the main project objectives and provide an initial overview of, for example: Vision. Prepare the presentation of the project. Presentation of the meeting agenda.

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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 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.

Getting Started with Agile Portfolio Management

Keyedin

Tom Raper, our excellent Director of Product Solutions, had the opportunity to present a session at the PMO Symposium earlier this month. Following is a summary of Tom’s presentation. You can also read more about our key PMO Symposium takeaways. Your PMO should translate the needs of leadership to action, while also providing data that allows them to adapt mid-deliverable.

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PMXPO - Survey Says!

Keyedin

The event featured industry experts presenting on project management hot topics where project management enthusiasts across the world attended to gain insights about the latest trends in project management. What’s the size of your project management office (PMO)?

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Reasons why PPM Strategies and PMO Initiatives Fail

Keyedin

In our recent eBook: Why PPM and PMOs Fail: Best Practices in Coordinating and Optimizing your PPM and PMO Strategy to Deliver an Active PMO - we explored the many reason why PPM strategies and PMO initiatives fail. The main consequences of a failed PPM Strategy or a PMO initiative, is losing control over your ability to impact the business in a positive way. PMO leaders are too dependent on what you are told. Without it your PMO will be passive and re-active.

5 Reasons Why You Should Check Out Acuity PPM

Brad Egeland

​ Takes into account your present level of maturity : according to Gartner, at least 80% of Project Management Offices operate at a level 1 or 2 maturity level. In my next “5 Reasons Why.”

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PMXPO - Survey Says!

Keyedin

The event featured industry experts presenting on project management hot topics where project management enthusiasts across the world attended to gain insights about the latest trends in project management. What’s the size of your project management office (PMO)?

PMO 78

Reasons why PPM Strategies and PMO Initiatives Fail

Keyedin

In our recent eBook: Why PPM and PMOs Fail: Best Practices in Coordinating and Optimizing your PPM and PMO Strategy to Deliver an Active PMO - we explored the many reason why PPM strategies and PMO initiatives fail. The main consequences of a failed PPM Strategy or a PMO initiative, is losing control over your ability to impact the business in a positive way. PMO leaders are too dependent on what you are told. Without it your PMO will be passive and re-active.

The Future of Resource Management: Are You Prepared?

Keyedin

If they have an entire PMO to manage, this skill might very well hold the key to that PMO’s future—as a trusted business partner or as a department that produces very little business value and may very well be on its way out. The future PMO may consist of automated assignments handed out to workers across the globe using multiple languages and possessing specialized skills, with artificial intelligence (AI) literally running the whole thing.

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Design-Thinking and Project Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

This is because managers are planners who rely on the past and the present in order to project for the future, while designers are creators who are taught to break away from the past in order to build for the future. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.