What’s The Future of Project Management? (2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

Hybrid Project Management: The Next Step for Agile. But there does seem to be a trend in accepting that agile approaches like Scrum can fit within a hybrid framework. The future of project management needs to be more agile. What is the future of project management?

2020 386

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). PMO Flashmob – the networking and learning group – has spent the last year trying to understand the impacts of AI on projects – specifically the management of projects. Project Management PMO report

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

ProjectManager.com

So, save the date and mark your calendars, whether analog or digital: here are the top project management conferences of 2020. Change Management 2020 Conference. 2020 Project Management Symposium. For the agile enthusiast, this scrum gathering takes place twice a year since 2013. There are presentations and interactive sessions led by experts that explore current implementation best practices and creative applications of agile and the scrum framework.

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Agile Maturity & Change Management: 3 Steps for Achieving Executive Buy-In

Lindsey Marymont

Agile Portfolio Management. Agile Maturity & Change Management: 3 Steps for Achieving Executive Buy-In. Large-scale change is difficult for any organization, and no less so when it involves growing Agile maturity in project and portfolio management. The ROI of PMO.

15 Easy Ways to Earn PDUs in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article we’ll cover what you need to know about the different categories of PDUs and how many you need to get, plus some simple and free ways to earn PDUs in 2020. PMI have some video on demand learning courses, including some that are for free, like this introduction to Agile course.

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The ROI of PMO

Keyedin

Understanding the essential value of investing in your PMO. Today’s PMO is a chaos wrangler, a master of governance, a resource manager and the linchpin of operational excellence. However, that is exactly what a PMO is — a partner, a value driver and a worthwhile investment.

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PMO Spotlight – Michelle Kinzie @ Constellation Brands

Clarizen

Tell us more about the types of projects in your portfolio and how your PMO operates. Increase your business agility with Clarizen’s project management software. The post PMO Spotlight – Michelle Kinzie @ Constellation Brands appeared first on Clarizen.

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From ‘Lazy’ to ‘Agile’ Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

Benefits: At the conclusion of this full-day interactive classroom training, you will be able to: Understand the ‘backbone’ of smart/agile working whilst managing projects. Be effectively ‘Agile’. This workshop will focus on these key areas and explore the project lifecycle to see where the ‘Lazy’, the ‘Smart’ and the ‘Agile’ can be effectively exploited. PMO staff. [link].

2020 192

40 Reasons PMOs Fail

Project Risk Coach

I've also had the joy and the pain of implementing three Project Management Offices (PMOs), two in Information Technology Departments and one Enterprise PMO. Are you planning to implement a PMO? The Tactical Guide for Building a PMO.

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KeyedUp 2020: Unlock the Power of Your Portfolio

Keyedin

The excitement is growing because we are only six weeks away from our KeyedUp Conference where we take a deep dive into KeyedIn solutions, plus the latest trends in PPM, PMO methodology and transformative digital tools.

2020 85

Project Management Training – Shifting from Classroom to Computer

Arras People

PMO Learning offers a number of their courses online, either as Virtual Classroom or as E-learning. Training has always been an important part of working as a project professional. Training presents a prime opportunity to expand the knowledge base of all project professionals.

2020 255

Seven Aspects of Project Risk in 2020

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Ahead of its January meeting in Davos, the World Economic Forum published its Global Risks Report 2020, based on the input of 750 experts and outlining the biggest risks faced by economies over the next 10 years [1]. But crucial within resilience are flexible processes, the right leadership, skilled and empowered project teams, clear lines of engagement with stakeholders (in the light of emerging risk) and an agile (that is ‘nimble’) approach by the organisation.

2020 62

PMO Leadership: How PMOs Can Evolve into Savvy PMOs

Planview

PMO leadership today is about more than being a purveyor of governance and delivering projects on time and on budget. The Savvy PMO fosters organizational agility, cultivates efficiencies, and drives growth strategies. Some PMOs are finding it difficult to evolve beyond a focus on improving project management practices, which can inhibit agility and growth. Start with this quick-start post to becoming a Savvy PMO. The Journey to Becoming a Savvy PMO.

Lessons in How to Drive Large Scale Digital Transformations

Clarizen

Aimee Shea, Director of PMO at Cisco Capital: Aimee leads the PMO which sits within the larger strategy & product development team at Cisco Capital. You can read more about Aimee’s background and experience in this PMO Spotlight article.

2020 105

Traditional or Agile? - 10 Questions to Find Out Which PM Method Is Right for Your Project

Inloox

Traditional vs. agile project management. You can easily distinguish between traditional and agile project management approaches by some project-specific characteristics and features: Traditional PM. Agile PM. Achieving Greater Agility - Your Way to Being an Agile Organization.

2020 171

PMO Maturity for Business Innovation, Growth and Advancement

Keyedin

Achieving PMO maturity can save your organization time, resources and money, streamline operations and create a more cohesive organization. The greatest of these benefits is found in how PMO Maturity sets up an organization for long-term success through innovation, growth and advancement. PMO Maturity Supports Business Innovation. ” [1] Based upon that definition, it’s easy to see how PMO maturity and PMO innovation translate into broader business innovation.

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria. May 7, Vienna — HAPPYPROJECTS 20 “Mindset & Methoden” invites project leaders and academic researchers to take part in the conference that involves 16 lectures, 4 exhibitor presentations, 6 workshops, and 1 open session to discuss project management methods of going agile and the ways of setting a new mindset in PM. Project Management Conferences in Australia 2020.

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Instilling Organizational Agility for a New Normal

Keyedin

Organizational Agility is defined as an ability for an organization to renew itself, adapt, change quickly, and succeed in a rapidly changing, ambiguous, turbulent environment [i]. The Misconception – Agility or Stability? Flexibility is inherent in agile organizations.

2020 78

Become an Adaptive PMO: Advance Agility Across Planning and Delivery

Planview

The answer may not surprise you: “Organizational agility.” The Project Management Institute (PMI) asked this question for the first time ever for its 2020 Pulse of the Profession ® report, knowing that organizations are rewiring to innovate and deliver competitive products and services quickly. Success requires becoming a more “Adaptive PMO,” evolving how you plan, govern, and empower delivery teams to do their best work. Organizations increase agility on a continuum.

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3 Things Your PMO Is Doing Wrong — and How to Fix Them

Keyedin

An effective project management office (PMO) can be a powerful partner in driving positive business outcomes. When all the pieces come together, the benefits of a solid PMO are numerous: improved decision-making, reduced exposure to risk, better resource allocation and utilization, and repeatable wins. When the pieces do not fall into place, however, a PMO can become a liability. What causes PMO failure? On the surface, a PMO and PPM seem to go hand-in-hand.

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Four Key Areas to Implement Agile PM

Keyedin

There are many benefits organizations can achieve by applying Agile Portfolio Management to their PMO. But there can be confusion where to apply Agile so that it advances the goals of the organization and delivers real business value. Making the switch without focus won’t benefit anyone so it’s important to understand the goals of the business to maximize the effectiveness of Agile in your PMO and to your organization. Agile Team Resourcing.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria . May 7, Vienna — HAPPYPROJECTS 20 “Mindset & Methoden” invites project leaders and academic researchers to take part in the conference that involves 16 lectures, 4 exhibitor presentations, 6 workshops, and 1 open session to discuss project management methods of going agile and the ways of setting a new mindset in PM. Project Management Conferences in Australia 2020.

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are looking to attend a project management conference in 2020, chances are there is something happening near you that will be fun and meet your professional goals. January February March April May June July August September October November December 2020 2021 2022 2023. January to March 2020. PMI Singapore Chapter Symposium: Singapore, 20-21 February, 2020. PMI Sweden Passion for Projects: Malmö Live, Sweden 9-10 March 2020. April to June 2020.

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Capture More Agility by Tailoring Practices

International Institute for Learning

[This post is a sneak preview of Jesse Fewell’s talk at IIL’s Agile & Scrum 2020 Online Conference , and is based on his upcoming book Untapped Agility ]. We’ve been told that to achieve more innovation, more collaboration, or more agility, we need to adopt modern practices. The path forward is to be agile with your agile, to transform your transformation. Be Agile with your Agile Transform your Transformation.

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5 Reasons Agile Might Not Work for You

Brad Egeland

Is Agile for everyone? When a company or team make the big decision to shift to Agile development and project management practices, no one says it’s going to be an easy transition. When an organization is shifting to Agile practices, existing developers often raise concerns.

2020 103

Top Skills Employers Are Looking For in 2020 and How to Get Them

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

As we move into 2020 and the start of a new decade, it is important to take the time to consider how your industry and workplace may have changed in recent years, and how they will continue to evolve in the future. Developing collaborative skills is another prerequisite for sustainable success in 2020 and beyond. The necessary skills for this can be worked on through dedicated adaptive leadership PM training, while established concepts like Agile are also useful.

2020 69

Expert Advice on How to Start a Successful Business Transformation

Clarizen

Aimee Shea, Director of PMO at Cisco Capital: Aimee leads the PMO which sits within the larger strategy & product development team at Cisco Capital. You can read more about Aimee’s background and experience in this PMO Spotlight article.

2020 102

Connecting Business with IT to Achieve Agility in the Financial Sector

Planview

Santander UK, one of the world’s largest retail and commercial banks, has been on an Agile and digital transformation journey for some time. This aligning business with IT topic goes further than the PMO function and includes Finance and business units (Technology being the key one).

2020 91

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. Strategy Execution were there catching up with PMO practitioners and discussing the latest challenges PMOs are facing today. Staying with the reporting theme, data analytics will be a game changer for the PMO in the coming years. Agile.

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Q&A Responses to Driving Organizational Agility

Keyedin

In a recent webinar with PMO Strategies Founder, Laura Barnard, the audience had some great questions about organizational agility and how that relates to the PMO. Here are her answers to the Q&A portion of the webinar on Driving Organizational Agility. How can Product Managers and the PMO work together/complement each other, and how can we communicate that to the organization and business leaders? What is the role of the PMO with Agile methodologies?

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Realizing The Vision of Agile Portfolio Management

Keyedin

We are excited to formally announce the latest updates to our industry-leading Project Portfolio Management solution that is a major step forward in the advancement of our Agile Portfolio Management vision. At KeyedIn, we have focused heavily on the concept of Agile Portfolio Management, and making this a reality for our customers. Integrated Agile Resourcing. A crucial aspect of Agile Portfolio Management is effective Resource Management. KeyedIn launches v7.0

Soar Higher in 2020 – Learn and Develop New Skills

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In this article, we take a closer look at why it is important to develop new skills in 2020. As Lindsay Scott explained in a previous post for the PMO Perspectives blog, project-based work is becoming increasingly strategic. In terms of skills to focus on for 2020, a high-quality management and communication course can be invaluable. Adaptive project management skills are now critical, while Agile skills and business analysis skills are growing in demand too.

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Agile Portfolio Management Q & A

Keyedin

In our recent webinar, Agile Portfolio Management in Action , we talked about Agile Portfolio Management and presented to a number of project managers that were interested in this concept but wanted to know exactly how to incorporate Agile into their PMO and where to get started. Q: Does Agile project management reduce more risk than wave/waterfall project management? Q: How does Agile project management compare with respect to budget management?

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. This is in stark contrast to an Agile approach, which uses self-organizing teams to reach specific goals with one common objective in mind — deliver value to the customer with speed. Challenges arise when senior leadership has yet to adopt an Agile mindset, even if their teams have.

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Foundational Elements for Agile PPM: A Phased Approach – Part 1

Keyedin

One of the common concerns about implementing Agile in project and portfolio management (PPM) is the impression that it requires broad, sweeping and instantaneous change in order to be successful. There are multiple ways that your organization can apply aspects of an Agile methodology without simply leaping into the deep end of the Agile pool. In Part Two, we will explore how those small steps translate into bigger moves toward Agile transformation.

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Agile Portfolio Management – A Preferred Approach When Investment Dollars Shrink

Keyedin

Agile work methodologies have become a compelling trend in project portfolio management (PPM), with a host of proponents touting the benefits of its speed, innovation and customer satisfaction. There’s no doubt that Agile can indeed deliver such benefits and many organizations are now looking at how they can apply Agile practices to realize those benefits to help them tackle the new challenges created by the global pandemic.

2020 60

Project Management Job Titles: Understanding the Types of Roles in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

They may mainly work with agile approaches and often in a client-facing business such as an agency (although large firms may have in-house Digital PMs too). Instead, people with PMO job titles are in a crucial support function. Here are some common job titles you’ll find within the PMO. PMO Analyst: This is another relatively junior job title, for someone who works in a PMO. The role will include a range of tasks, depending on the type of PMO.

2020 256

Agile Portfolio Management in an Adaptive World – Q&A with the Experts

Keyedin

Agile Portfolio Management is a hot topic for many PMO leaders today trying to forge forward in a world where things are requiring a high degree of adaptability. In a virtual event this week, the KeyedIn team joined up with a couple of PMO leaders to hear about their stories and how they are navigating these times. Can you share any insight on changes or uptake of Agile due to virtual working? How does the Project Manager work with the Agile team, scrum master, ect.

2020 60

Leveraging Agile Principles for Portfolio Management – Guiding Principle #3

Keyedin

In my last article, I talked about agile work methodologies and how they help organizations improve overall performance and deliver greater value both internally and externally. In order to implement agile methodologies effectively, I presented the first strategy — deliver products, not projects – as the first in a 3-part series to incorporate agile principles to portfolio management. Agile portfolio management solutions benefit organizations in another big way.

Leveraging Agile Principles for Portfolio Management – Guiding Principle #2

Keyedin

In my last article, I talked about agile work methodologies and how they help organizations improve overall performance and deliver greater value both internally and externally. In order to implement agile methodologies effectively, I presented the first strategy — deliver products, not projects – as the first in a 3-part series to incorporate agile principles to portfolio management. Agile portfolio management solutions benefit organizations in another big way.