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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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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. I get a lot of questions from PMO practitioners who find job hunting a struggle – often they can’t work out why there are no positive responses to applications they make or why interviews are not ending in success and a job or contract offer. So for example, the PMO context.

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5 More Advanced Training Options for the PMO

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Back in 2015, we took a look at the five advanced training options for people working in PMO. Four years on and a few things have changed in the PMO field. There is now another PMO certification option available alongside P3O from AXELOS and the PPSO ones from BCS, both of which feature in the last article. The AIPMO has introduced deeper learning for PMO practitioners – for practitioners at different stages of their career. Strategy.

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Remembering and Using Your Project Management Training

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

You attend a training course, how do you make sure you’re doing everything you can to get the most out of what you are learning? How do you make sure that once the training is over and you head back to the office, that you’re still able to utilise what you have learnt? From as early as 1981 with Michalak’s research called ‘The Neglected Half of Training’, there has been problems highlighted about the transfer of learning. Training Needs Analysis.

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. All these insights form the basis of the latest survey from Strategy Execution which focuses on the emerging trends and the impact on skills. The PMO: Gap Closer. It’s the PMO. The only entity that exists today that can support that is the PMO. Where the PMO Closes the Gap.

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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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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. We recently hosted a webinar titled “ Modern Capacity Planning – Putting the Strategy into Resource Management ” in which many attendees cited this problem as paramount in their organizations.

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. We recently hosted a webinar titled “ Modern Capacity Planning – Putting the Strategy into Resource Management ” in which many attendees cited this problem as paramount in their organizations.

Our Top 10 Project Trends for 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Here are our 10 project predictions to watch out for in 2019: Disruptive Technologies Will Continue Their Trajectory. We’re seeing Agile emerge to the C-suite as executives realise how this mindset and practice can help organisations change and adapt their strategies more quickly. To keep up, organisations will seek out modern approaches to professional development and training that can benefit their teams and the business alike. Project Management Strategy Execution

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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. We were musing on this because Ron has paused his blogging and is rethinking his strategy. So, it’s time to see my best project management blogs for 2019. It turns out he’s rethinking what he does with his blog for 2019 and he has an idea that I find very compelling.

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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. 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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Enterprise Agility in Financial Services: Learnings from the 2019 Planview Horizons Customer Conference

Planview

We facilitated a roundtable discussion of our customers at the 2019 Planview Horizons Customer Conference where enterprise agility in financial services organizations was discussed.

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Critical Project Management Skillsets for the Future

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In 2019, Strategy Execution conducted a global survey among project execution professionals across the world to better understand the skill and capability gaps preventing organisations from executing successfully on their most critical strategic priorities. Strategy Execution CEO Christoffer Ellehuus is featured in Business and Industry, a publication enclosed with every copy of Sunday’s The Telegraph newspaper. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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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. Whether you join the Project Management Café group on Facebook, the PMO Flashmob , or the discussion groups on LinkedIn, you’ll learn something if you chip into the discussion and meet new people. Do Some Training.

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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? How do companies use formal training programs? 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. PMO and EPMO: 80% of high-performance organizations - Champions - have a PMO. Project Management Training Statistics.

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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. I don’t mind training someone , she said. You need strategies that work when everything is a priority , and being able to plan work to maximise utilisation is certainly the starting point.

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Eliminate Project Chaos

WorkOtter

I have spoken to and trained thousands of project managers. Finish What You Start Best Practice Culture Change PMO program management Project ManagementMost of them work in an environment ?lled lled with chaos.

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Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

Their is training, certification, and experience that needs to be gained or earned to start leading projects. 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. 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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Five Highlights of the 2020 PMI Job Report

Arras People

One thing is clear though, if AI is going to figure highly in the workplace in the very near future, the business strategy and resulting plans need to be in place before any real adoption can start. Does your business have an AI-related business strategy? Project Management PMO report

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Turning Good Project Management into Great Project Leadership

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Many organisations are investing in people, processes and structure to create teams focused on strategy execution, often by establishing project management offices (PMOs). As a senior project manager or head of a PMO, it is important to assess teams for any skill gaps that may be inhibiting or preventing project success. Managing a PMO and being responsible for all of the projects that contribute to an organisation’s success is not an easy job.

Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach

Planview

Traditionally, in an effort to maintain alignment and consistency across the portfolio, organizations have dedicated a centralized Program Management Office (PMO) to planning, program management, and solution definition. By contrast, the Agile approach to Lean Portfolio Management operations encourages a decentralization of program management, shifting the power of planning and execution with empowered, self-sufficient Agile Release Trains (ARTs) and Solution Trains.

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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.

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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How is Design Thinking Used to Get Project Results?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

On a basic level, the design thinking process can be broken down into three main steps, which are covered in the Strategy Execution design thinking course, entitled Design Thinking for Results. ” While thinking outside the box is encouraged, high-quality design thinking training will emphasise the importance of using the data and insights gained during the perceiving stage of the process to inform those ideas. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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5 Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

Their is training, certification, and experience that needs to be gained or earned to start leading projects. 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. 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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Strategic Risk Management and Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Visible senior management support and training, under the direction of an executive level corporate risk manager responsible. Check also Strategy Execution ‘ Strategic Leadership Certification program in partnership with Duke CE. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. Project Management Risk Management Strategy Execution

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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. Risk management training teaches that an official budget – the base case – should be considered in the context of three scenarios: worst case, best case and most likely. Aligning execution with intended strategy is the overarching theme.

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5 Key Benefits of Optimizing Your Resource Management Process

Keyedin

Considering that for many organizations employee’s themselves represent a significant cost to the business, it comes as no surprise that many have used staff redundancies and lay-offs as their primary cost cutting strategy during these challenging economic times. Research shows that organizations who have implemented a PMO have significantly reduced costs, and for Professional Services Organization, it is a common feature of the highest performers.

Join Us at the PM Times Online Conference!

Keyedin

Studies show investment in project management and formal PM training lead to higher success rates and better delivery on organizational strategy. From a recent article at Gartner , “Too many organizations leave strategy realization to chance. This is why creating and executing on a solid innovation-driven strategy is key.” It aims to empower professionals to ensure that projects are clearly and flawlessly executed due to strategy.

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Five Best Practices for Allocating Resources

Keyedin

PMO leaders, like Game of Thrones, it’s “allocate or die” The highest-rated fantasy TV show ever is about to start its eighth and final season. As the epic struggle for power is illustrated in the television show, and among your programs and projects, one thing is perennial: Do this right and it can truly transform your effectiveness in driving business strategy. PTO, training and admin situation.

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Five Best Practices for Allocating Resources

Keyedin

PMO leaders, like Game of Thrones, it’s “allocate or die” The highest-rated fantasy TV show ever is about to start its eighth and final season. As the epic struggle for power is illustrated in the television show, and among your programs and projects, one thing is perennial: Do this right and it can truly transform your effectiveness in driving business strategy. PTO, training and admin situation.

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Join Us at the PM Times Online Conference!

Keyedin

Studies show investment in project management and formal PM training lead to higher success rates and better delivery on organizational strategy. From a recent article at Gartner , “Too many organizations leave strategy realization to chance. This is why creating and executing on a solid innovation-driven strategy is key.” It aims to empower professionals to ensure that projects are clearly and flawlessly executed due to strategy.

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5 Key Benefits of Optimizing Your Resource Management Process

Keyedin

Considering that for many organizations employee’s themselves represent a significant cost to the business, it comes as no surprise that many have used staff redundancies and lay-offs as their primary cost cutting strategy during these challenging economic times. Research shows that organizations who have implemented a PMO have significantly reduced costs, and for Professional Services Organization, it is a common feature of the highest performers.

Is DevOps Possible Without Agile?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

>> Find out more about Agile Training Courses from Strategy Execution. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. A few months ago, I was having a coffee with a fellow Agile Coach talking about DevOps when he suddenly says “what is DevOps anyway?”. To which I replied, “You’re right!”. Sounds like a joke? It’s not! In IT projects DevOps is nothing more than pure Agile implemented properly.

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Design-Thinking and Project Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In a previous blog How to Structure Your Organisation to Drive Innovation , we discussed how strategic project management supplies the key ingredients for choosing and executing innovative products that align with an organisation’s overall strategy. To empower teams to be design thinkers, senior executives must focus on aligning culture with strategy. For more on selecting a training partner read our guide: Selecting Your Professional Development Partner.

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

MPUG

Within your history, you can print or download your training history transcript and certificates of completion including the one for today. Yet, while many companies design great transformation strategies, how good is their delivery? Is it time to replace the project management office with an integrated innovation power train that drives real change across the business, across the enterprise, across the nonprofit? Is it the innovation strategy group?

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

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Even in organisations, where project managers have been trained and know what needs to get done, they may not be effective at implementing the practices that have been defined How come? 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.

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Five Steps to Rapid Recovery of Failing Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Using Strategy Execution’s Rapid Assessment Model (Figure 2), the ART is now ready to rapidly—but thoroughly—develop the assessment plan. If you’d like more practical help and training, take a look at the Rapid Assessment and Recovery of Troubled Projects course. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. Project failure can occur for an infinite number of reasons. Sometimes it’s out of your control.

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Coaching and Mentoring for Improved Performance in Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

When businesses need to improve all-round performance, it is common for them to turn to high-quality business skills training programmes. Aside from enhancing some of the specific skills that are required to perform project tasks and improve day-to-day operations, these training programmes can also help to build coaching and mentoring skills. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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Applying New Skills in the Project Workplace with Coaching

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In organisations today, they’re concerned with learning and development budgets and how they can ensure that any training investment – both in terms of money and time – brings benefits to employees; sees an increase in capability and performance levels and ultimately have a positive impact on projects being delivered or indeed any other business success needed. The Training Course. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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