Writing a Great PMO CV

Arras People

We started off down a path to finding a great PMO role, so far we’ve looked at what it is you’re actually selling in the employment market and then we’ve started with the background prep we need to do before starting to write a CV. Writing a Great PMO CV.

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Where to Start in Finding a Great PMO Job

Arras People

You’re looking for a new job in PMO, you don’t just want any job, you want a great job. In this article we start by taking a look at the most important component when it comes to finding a new PMO job. So for example, the PMO context. PMO Skills. PMO Experience.

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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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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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Bridge24 Software Review [2019]

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a review of the product using my desktop and Firefox browser, in August 2019, with the Asana connector. AceProject is also a Websystems, Inc software product.). One neat feature of Bridge24 software is that it shows you the task history. Software

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Is Your PMO a Healthy PMO?

MavenLink

So here you are, leading a successful project management office (PMO) and all is well with the world. As a starting point, why not just re-validate the current support for your PMO and also re-validate the business need? As is taking your PMO “pulse.”.

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Taking on PPM Software Myths

Arras People

It’s no different in the software implementation space where some things sound like good ideas but really aren’t. Prospective customers often start their project portfolio management (PPM) software implementation journey with a few preconceived ideas that probably don’t give them the best chance for success. Are you ready to implement your project management software yet? Download our free e-book to learn more about the common myths around the use of PPM software.

What Is a PMO? PMO Meaning and Examples

Teamweek

In the last decade, more and more corporations have developed a project management office (PMO) to benefit their business. To get started, you’ll want to learn more about PMO examples, how to set one up, and how to train your employees. What Is a PMO? PMO Examples.

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Easy Dashboards for Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

You get a holistic overview of project performance without having to dive into various parts of your project management software to see what’s happening. You can also configure parts of your dashboard to show risks or changes – or pretty much anything that you capture in the software itself.

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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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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. You can find out more about the benefits and uses of PPM and the PMO in our recent whitepaper and webinar

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Why is Your PM Software the Best?

Brad Egeland

Project management software vendors - why is your PM, PPM or PMO tool or service better than the rest? Tell me about. Tell me why everyone should try it. Be ready to give me 5 reasons why and I'll feature that for everyone to read.

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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.

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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Why PMOs Fail: 5 Shocking PMO Statistics

Keyedin

As you can see from the quotes below, there is much to be concerned about as you set up your PMO and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) strategy. Since 2008, the correlated PMO implementation failure rate is over 50% (Gartner Project Manager 2014). One of the overriding issues fueling these poor stats is the fact that in many organizations, there is a wide gap between what the PMO is doing and what the business expects.

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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. Jason Westland is the founder and CEO of ProjectManager.com , an award-winning, industry leader in project management software solutions.

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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.

10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

ProjectManager.com is a software tool, but they have a massive set of resources that work without their software. Leigh Espy’s blog, ProjectBliss.net , has a range of downloadable, practical project management templates, with no software bias attached.

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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. Ever wondered what it takes to build a great project organization?

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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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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 5 Most Important Business Benefits of a Successful PMO

Keyedin

For any Program Management Office, it is extremely important that you are able to show how your PMO delivers tangible and meaningful business benefits. Increase the awareness of the value of the PMO and PPM process.

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

Project Risk Coach

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

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Top Features to Look for in Project Management Software

MavenLink

When most people think of project management software, they think of a centralized to-do list that organizes tasks and responsibilities. What are the Best Project Management Software Features? Which Features Should You Choose for your Project Management Software?

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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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Three Ways to Transform Your PMO Into a Strategic Powerhouse

Keyedin

Transformed Performance: Let’s face it—when you’re prey to overruns and drastically hobbled by poor resource deployment, your PMO isn’t performing the way it should. Our solution allows you to clearly see your PMO metrics for the first time. Once your PMO machine is in order, its performance issues fixed—that’s when executives learn to trust you with all of their strategic priorities.

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9 Essential Project Documents (With Templates)

Girl's Guide to PM

More recently, my projects have been operating under a formal PMO structure, and much of what goes in a project management plan is basically repeating the formal processes. You can use software to organise the project timeline for you. Formal reporting to the PMO.

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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.

How to futureproof your PPM software selection process

EasyProjects

Our hope is that we can provide you with accurate information for choosing PPM software so that you will make the right choice. Using resource management software can positively impact the outcome of your projects by preventing all of the above from happening.

15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

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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Why the PMO Must Use Communication to Reduce the Impact of Change

Keyedin

If PMO software is the lifeblood of the PMO, communicating that data to keep project and program stakeholders engaged and confident is the body through which that lifeblood travels.

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Free Project Status Report Template

Girl's Guide to PM

If your project management software tool doesn’t generate a simple status report for you, then you’ll have to do it yourself, but you really don’t want it to use up too much of your time in the week.

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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. Wikis/Software. If your PMO doesn’t currently have a wiki for lessons learned, suggest that they set one up.

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5 Ways to Become Agile: A Summary

Planview

Throughout this series, we’ve discussed the five ways to become agile, addressed the primary issues and roadblocks, as well as the critical steps required to transform the PMO, all based on the whitepaper, The Agile PMO: 5 Steps to Driving Agility at Scale. Lean and Agile PMO

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Acuity PPM - Free Project Portfolio Management Software for Your Strategic Advantage

Brad Egeland

Many traditional PPM software solutions are cumbersome and hard to use. Rather, choose free PPM software that is easy to use and quick to get started so that you get portfolio insights that help you make better decisions faster. Why Acuity PPM? Because.

PPM without Getting Fired? Step 5: Clear Your Calendar

WorkOtter

Unfortunately, some mistakes turn into implementation disasters where budgets, time, and the careers (of those who picked the software and planed the roll-out) go to die. I am always pleasantly surprised at how quickly and effectively the next generation picks up enterprise software.

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Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

In my work I run into a lot of these softwares and services and the people behind them. Having trouble getting your software team leave Jira? By not overwhelming users with unneeded functionality, early-stage PMO’s can more successfully adopt Acuity PPM software in their company.

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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? What is the adoption rate of project management software across organizations? PM software adoption remains low. As per Wellingtone's survey, only 22% of organizations use a PM software.

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