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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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. The Power of Projects 2020. The Resource Planning Summit 2020.

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Starting a PMO

MPUG

PMI describes the Project Management Office (PMO) as a strategic driver for organizational excellence. The PMO seeks to enhance the practices of execution management, organizational governance, and strategic change leadership. After two years, the PMO most likely dissolves.

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Project Managers – Stay Active in Isolation

Arras People

or externally by collaborating with networking groups such as PMO Flashmob or professional bodies. From our friends over at PMO Learning , here’s an insight into how virtual classrooms will be a popular choice in the coming weeks and months. PM Careers Advice PMO

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Key Responsibilities of the PMO

Brad Egeland

A project management office (PMO) is an organizational entity usually tasked to centralize and coordinate the management of projects within an organization. ​ A PMO oversees the management of projects, programs, or a combination of both.

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How to Create a Project Risk Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

If you have a PMO, see if they have a risk management plan template. Most of your project problems can be avoided or greatly reduced through risk management. The simple act of identifying and discussing risks goes a long way towards reducing problems in your project.

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GanttPRO Review + Mini Tutorial

Girl's Guide to PM

You can’t see a portfolio view of all projects in GanttPRO so you can’t get out enterprise or PMO reporting. As of March 2020, the GanttPRO team is working on adding this feature.

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AI Based PMO Dashboard with Cloud Project Management

Brad Egeland

A PMO dashboard contains the summary of all the projects being run by an organization. A PMO Dashboard is basically required in organizations which handle multiple projects. Why do we need a PMO Dashboard?

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Project Roles & Their Responsibilities

ProjectManager.com

Project Management Office (PMO). However, if it does exist the PMO will decide on the processes used in a project and how to follow them. The PMO also will archive the project for historical data, collecting and analyzing its results. Project managers are supported by the PMO. You’ve got a project to do. But who is going to execute that plan and turn the abstract into the practical? Your project team: the most valuable resource for your project.

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

Girl's Guide to PM

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. PMO Manager: The person who leads the PMO team.

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Get Your Projects Fit with The Lazy Project Manager

Girl's Guide to PM

The PMO, if you have one, can be an ideal source of facilitators who have the rights skills and experience to undertake the health check. It is the responsibility of the project manager, perhaps supported by the PMO, to chase up the actions to ensure they are completed in the appropriate time frame and report further to the steering board. This interview was first published in 2014. I am not fit. Since having my two boys I am heavier than I have ever been, except while pregnant.

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The Social Project Manager [Interview]

Girl's Guide to PM

About my interviewee: Peter Taylor is a PMO expert and author of the number 1 bestselling project management book The Lazy Project Manager, along with many other books on project leadership, PMO development, project marketing, project challenges and executive sponsorship. This interview was first published in 2015. How do you balance the need to collaborate with the governance and control that’s required in a project environment?

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The Future of Work: It’s Already Here

Girl's Guide to PM

The PMO Flashmob has been looking at the role of robotics in the PMO recently, as one example. I’ve been doing some research for my new book and I’ve been struck by how many people are writing about ‘the future of work’.

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Does the PMO Really Need a DIrector

Brad Egeland

Have you ever been in a situation where you were reporting to a PMO director and you wonder what value this person brings to the table? I’m going to state what I think a good PMO director needs to bring to the table. Conclusion So, can I fire my PMO director?

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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. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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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.

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4 Steps to the Successful PMO

Brad Egeland

Not all organizations require the level of oversight, structure and management that a project management office (PMO) will bring to an organization. Put a PMO Director in charge. Hire a PMO director. Make sure senior management is behind the PMO project.

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Four Key Elements of a Viable PMO

Brad Egeland

Here I've outlined what I believe to be the four key elements of project management office (PMO) success. Follow these four key elements and the likelihood that your PMO will be viable will increase drastically. The PMO must focus on hiring good, experienced project managers.

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Resource Planning the Savvy PMO Way

Planview

These focus on how the Savvy PMO uses data to not only manage day-to-day operations but also prepare for the future. This is where the Savvy PMO starts to create dashboards and reports to ensure continuous alignment of resources to strategic projects.

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How Do You Conduct Resource Planning as a Savvy PMO?

Planview

Today’s enterprises are increasingly looking to the PMO to boost the bottom line. The Savvy PMO consistently assigns its people to the highest value work and rebalances roles, people, and team assignments to ensure strategic alignment. It’s people first for the Savvy PMO.

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How the Savvy PMO Does Demand Management

Planview

Have no fear, the Savvy PMO is here! The Savvy PMO knows that employees are a great source of ideas, but they need an easy way to submit them. The Savvy PMO sets stages such as those depicted in the image below.

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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. Project Management Conferences in Australia 2020. 2020 Project Management Conferences in Canada. 2020 Project Management Conferences in France.

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Where Should the PMO Fit in the Organization?

Brad Egeland

I realize not everyone and every organization needs a project management office (PMO). Some project management infrastructures just aren't at the maturity level to really make use of a PMO. this a necessary question for those that do need a PMO? Usually this is a PMO director.

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Become an Adaptive PMO: Advance Agility Across Planning and Delivery

Planview

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.

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How to Improve Your Career in 2020

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

As we enter 2020 and the beginning of a new decade, many people will naturally find themselves focusing on ways they can improve their lives. Finally, a great way to give your career a boost in 2020 is to make a conscious effort to become more creative.

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From ‘Lazy’ to ‘Agile’ Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

PMO staff. [link]. This one day workshop is being delivered in Geneva on 27th February, a few places left only – see link above. Or talk to Peter Taylor about delivering it for your project team [link]. 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. Identify ways to apply the concept of working smarter, not harder.

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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 . Project Management Conferences in Australia 2020. 2020 Project Management Conferences in Canada . 2020 Project Management Conferences in France .

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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. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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Business as UNusual: How PMOs Can Thrive When Everything Seems Out of Control

Keyedin

Among this, we must acknowledge as project managers and PMO leaders that, while we’re optimistic things will get better, the short term still holds a lot of unknowns. As we navigate these unprecedented times together, here are a few things for PMO leaders to keep in mind: 1.

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2020 Project Management Benchmarking – How Much Am I Worth?

Arras People

The survey is focussed around these key questions and we now look to you for support so that we can prepare and share the responses through the 2020 Arras People Project Management Benchmark Report. The post 2020 Project Management Benchmarking – How Much Am I Worth?

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So, you need a System Integrator -- SI

Musings on Project Management

Point 2: the SI works directly for the PMO, agile system engineeringYou've got a big (big!) project with a lot of moving parts (different contractors doing different stuff). You've been told: Get yourself an SI! The questions at hand: what is a System Integrator (aka SI), and what do they do?

2020 195

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

Planview

The PMO and stakeholders have visibility into flow, blockers, and dependencies; and teams can better coordinate work planning, execution, reporting, and alignment with value streams and strategy.

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Project Tools to Keep Remote Teams Productive

Brad Egeland

Let me help you rise above your competition in letting PMs, PMO Directors and CEOs know what you can do for them while they are currently overwhelmed and looking for a way to win.

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Realizing The Vision of Agile Portfolio Management

Keyedin

Reporting is one of the key areas through which KeyedIn helps deliver on the value of Agile Portfolio Management, by providing the information to turn quickly and continuously improve the performance and outcomes of the PMO. KeyedIn launches v7.0 of its award-winning PPM solution.

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Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

Here's the beginning of my list of tools and services to consider or demo or download a trial of for consideration for 2020. 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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Are Most Projects Basically the Same?

Brad Egeland

An account manager, the project sponsor (or both), executive management, your PMO director…whoever might have meaningful information, requirements, estimates, mockups, etc. I know this question sounds like a crazy one to ask on the surface.

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Why a Good Project Roadmap is Beneficial to Your Project’s Success

Planview

It’s no secret that project management has its challenges, one of which is being able to communicate project plans and progress in a simple and easy way that everyone can understand. You want to keep everyone on the same page, to be able to turn complex project data into clear insights.

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How Savvy PMOs Keep Score to Improve Demand Management

Planview

Working with IT, the PMO started with demand management and has now reduced approved projects by 75 percent, created a visible pipeline of demand, reduced staff workload, and improved performance. Project Prioritization as a Savvy PMO. The Savvy PMO’s Guide to Prioritization.

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5 Ways to Get Project Forecasting Right

Keyedin

I believe this to be a huge error for any project manager, and a severely missed opportunity for a PMO or PSO leader. Predict and mitigate project risk to delight PSO customers and stakeholders. Projects are a complicated process with many moving pieces and factors to consider.

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3 Best Project Management Practices to Enhance Business Value

Keyedin

The way that a PMO or project management leader tackles resource management will make or break them. ” Replace toilet paper and bullets with any number of business resources and replace the general with your PMO leadership team and you start to get the point.

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