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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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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. For a mature PMO, project completion is not just a matter of how many projects are finished on time and under budget.

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Webinar Recap: Want To Be A PMI-ACP? The Primary Steps to Take

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya Narayan Dash’s session, Want To Be A PMI-ACP? If you want to be a PMI-ACP, here are the primary steps to take. Today’s session is eligible for one PMI-PDU and the technical category.

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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. Only 34% said that their PMO had good repeatable processes, procedures and templates in place to help them do their jobs well. And a full 47% indicated that their company’s senior leadership had no visible involvement in the PMO.

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

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tad Haas’ How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success. Today’s session is eligible for 3/4 of a PMI PDU in the strategic category, and the code to claim that is on the screen now.

Action! Four Ways to Build a Customer-Obsessed PMO

Keyedin

Get rolling on a new maturity plotline for your PMO, with four competencies that script a strategic change. Fall movie season is upon us and like your favorite new flick, your PMO might be undergoing a plot-twist as the year wraps up. Hopefully you don’t turn your PMO into a horror movie along the way, but you might be able to create a thrilling ride as you focus on customer outcomes and prepare for the changes ahead.

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What Is a PMO? (Infographic)

Wrike

Project management is a discipline loaded with acronyms: PMP, PRINCE2, CPM, WBS, PMBOK, PMI… and about 150 others. Whether or not you’re a project manager by title, one acronym you’re sure to hear more often is PMO. What is PMO?” PMO stands for “project management office.” The percentage of companies with a PMO has nearly doubled since 2000, according to The State of the PMO 2016. . Definition of PMO. Who Needs a PMO? The PMO Director.

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2019

ProjectManager.com

The Scrum Alliance offers its annual networking and learning opportunity, with new solutions and tools to help deepen your knowledge of Agile. It features over 1,000 Scrum and Agile practitioners coming together to discuss new ideas, create community collaboration and make connections. Part of a series of national conferences for project managers and business analysts accredited by both PMI and IIBA, where participants can earn PDUs/CDUs. deliver:Agile 2019.

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In Anticipation of PMI Global Congress North America 2012

Wrike

Speaking of the event agenda: this is one of the things that we recently discussed with Paula Jayne White, PMI’s Director, Professional Development. Read our full conversation to find out about the focus of the upcoming event and discover some lessons that such a huge project like PMI Congress can teach. Could you please tell me a bit about your PMI history and your role in organizing the Congress in Vancouver?

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Webinar recap: Agile Project Management with Microsoft Teams and Planner

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Dux Raymond Sy’s Agile Project Management with Microsoft Teams and Planner webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Agile Project Management with Microsoft Teams and Planner. Today’s session is eligible for 1 PMI PDU in the technical category. I hope today, as we talk about Agile Project Management, Microsoft Teams and Planner, everybody would be gaining a lot out of it.

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

Girl's Guide to PM

PMI says that by 2027 employers will need nearly 88 million people in project-related roles. While PMI is an organization for project managers predicting the importance of their own community and you do want to take their figures in context, I do think they have a point.

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DIPMF Review

Leading Answers

It was a very enjoyable and impressive conference, focussed on innovation in project management. Mark Langley, president and CEO of the PMI, gave a keynote presentation on the importance of innovation. Mark explained he visits Dubai 3 or 4 times a year since it is where many of the major construction projects are occurring along with innovations in project management. I gave a presentation entitled “Agile: Panacea or Hype?”

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

ProjectManager.com

One of the largest series of conferences for project managers in North America, the Project Summit has industry innovators who help professionals be more productive, and learn best practices, skills and strategies to succeed. 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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2019 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

PMI Sweden Passion for Projects: Stockholm, Sweden 11-12 March 2019. The PMI Sweden is an event with inspiring speakers, professional colleagues, and companies in different sectors gathered with the goal of sharing their knowledge and experience in project, portfolio, and programme management. PMI EMEA Global Congress: Dublin, Ireland, 13-15 May 2019. The theme is Innovation Made Possible by a Project Manager. PMI Australia: Gold Coast, Australia, 27-28 May 2019.

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Key Themes at IPM Day 2019

International Institute for Learning

Today, projects take up an incredibly important role within a business and, as discussed by Sunil Prashara, President and CEO of Project Management Institute (PMI), this will only increase as we further evolve into the Project Economy. Agile Project Management. In the past decade, Agile has finally established is rightful place in Project Management. One example of this is PMI’s acquisition of Disciplined Agile and FLEX.

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DIPMF Review

Leading Answers

It was a very enjoyable and impressive conference, focussed on innovation in project management. Mark Langley, president and CEO of the PMI, gave a keynote presentation on the importance of innovation. Mark explained he visits Dubai 3 or 4 times a year since it is where many of the major construction projects are occurring along with innovations in project management. I gave a presentation entitled “Agile: Panacea or Hype?”

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#PMOT – Who are the Project Managers on Twitter to Follow?

Online PM Courses

And we mustn’t forget that there are other widely used hashtags in the #PMOT community, like #Agile, #PMO, and #PMP. Enthusiastic PMO bod. PMO flashmobber: arraspeople.co.uk. We make Agile teams become amazing, check out our free online masterclass: agilesumo.com. Chris’s Article at Online PM Courses: Why You can No longer Ignore Agile Methodologies. Agile Project Management Author, Mentor, and Instructor. PMI: @ PMInstitute.

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Dr. Harold Kerzner Q&A: How Changes in Project Management Are Supporting Agile and Scrum

The IIL Blog

This past November as part of IIL’s IPM Day online conference , Dr. Harold Kerzner delivered a keynote on “ How Changes in Project Management Are Supporting Agile and Scrum. This appears to be true for continuous improvements in Agile and Scrum activities. and we are excited to share highlights here, organized in the following categories: Agile and Scrum . AGILE AND SCRUM. Can the traditional PM role still exist in an Agile world?

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Thought leaders in project management have strong social media followings, are published authors, and are working as leaders for innovative companies and enterprises in the project management industry. 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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Top 10 Project Management Conferences You Can Not Afford to Miss in 2020

Taskque

Agile and Beyond. If you are a project manager who is using agile project management methodology in your projects, then you don’t want to miss this conference. With an impressive panel of speakers, sessions and topics, Agile and Beyond conference offers something for everyone. PMO Conference. With more than 600 PMO professionals in attendance, it is one of the largest PMO conferences in the world. PMI EMEA Congress. PMI Global Conference 2020.

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2018 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

This year’s RICS project management conference has the theme ‘Remaining Lean and Agile in a Changing Work Environment’ I’m not sure if they are partnering with the APM as in previous years but the agenda is already up on the site and looks interesting. PMI Sweden Passion of Projects: Gothenburg, Sweden 12-13 March 2018. The theme this year is “Disrupt or Disappear: Connect, Innovate & Transform.” PMO Conference UK: London, UK, 13 June 2018.

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s a lot to read, so here are some spoilers drawn from common themes I heard time and time again in the interviews: Agile – if you don’t know enough about it, you need to start learning. Going with the flow seems to go against years of traditional project management thinking, but we have found it easier to do by focusing on our bigger purpose and values, all while remaining agile day-to-day so we can adapt quickly. Agile project management is on the rise.

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PMXPO – The Virtual Event Before Virtual Events Were Cool

Keyedin

PMXPO , the largest virtual event for project managers hosted by PMI (the Project Management Institute) had its 13 th edition of its relished event this past month. As a fourth year consecutive sponsor, we greatly enjoyed getting to virtually network with our peers and get up to speed with the latest changes in digital transformation, Agile Portfolio Management, and how to build change-ready culture at a time when change is rapidly becoming the norm.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

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. February 24, Adelaide — 1st Conference is dedicated to the heart of Agile to bring its best principles to your organization.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s a lot to read, so here are some spoilers drawn from common themes I heard time and time again in the interviews: Agile – if you don’t know enough about it, you need to start learning. Going with the flow seems to go against years of traditional project management thinking, but we have found it easier to do by focusing on our bigger purpose and values, all while remaining agile day-to-day so we can adapt quickly. Agile project management is on the rise.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

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. February 24, Adelaide — 1st Conference is dedicated to the heart of Agile to bring its best principles to your organization.

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Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

This is an edited version of a white paper I wrote with some colleagues for the PMI EMEA Summit in Barcelona. Project management practitioners are looking for new lean and agile project management tools to support their day-to-day work and often seek them outside the tools that their organisations offer them. This could be a reaction to old structured and inflexible systems but pushing an agenda of continuous innovation without a tangible, declared objective could be even worse.

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Top 10 Project Management Conferences for 2020

Appfluence

The PMO 2020 Conference. The PMO Conference is widely praised across the project management community for its learning and networking opportunities. Focused on offering the most insightful tools and research to develop your ability as a project manager, the PMO Conference hosts a full program of expert speakers, an exhibition of the latest PMO products and services, and networking opportunities with the best in the project management field. PMI Global Conference 2020.

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PMXPO is back for its 11th year!

Keyedin

Project management is becoming a largely recognized and valued profession as more and more organizations are investing in a PMO and even moving to an ePMO model – bringing strong project management practices to the core of the business. Join us for this year’s event to hear from Joel Cohen, Emmy-Winning Writer and Producer of The Simpsons as he discusses a unique perspective on innovation from the most successful show in television.

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PMXPO is back for its 11th year!

Keyedin

Project management is becoming a largely recognized and valued profession as more and more organizations are investing in a PMO and even moving to an ePMO model – bringing strong project management practices to the core of the business. Join us for this year’s event to hear from Joel Cohen, Emmy-Winning Writer and Producer of The Simpsons as he discusses a unique perspective on innovation from the most successful show in television.

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Improving Your Resource Management

The IIL Blog

This will enable your organization to plan, manage, and deliver work – utilizing a range of methodologies such as traditional or milestone-driven, iterative, Agile, and even collaborative work. Resource managers also have a part in organizational change, as companies continue to create innovative processes and systems, staff roles and responsibilities, and incorporate technology for greater efficiency. By Analuz Montejano | IIL Instructor and Sr. Consultant.

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10 LinkedIn Groups every Entrepreneur & Project Manager should join

Taskque

Another large group accommodating 370,842 members, where you can discuss anything related to project management including PMP certification, PMBOK PDU, Prince2, software development, CMMI, IEEE, ISO, Six Sigma, Agile, Scrum, ITIL & PMO. PMI Project, Program & Portfolio Management: An Official group of Project Management Institute, this vibrant group boasts over 233,836 members. Starting a business is not everybody’s cup of tea.

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4 Key Drivers For Team Engagement

Girl's Guide to PM

My book, Collaboration Tools for Project Managers (published by PMI), can help you pick the right tech for your team and get it set up quickly. Creativity is the cornerstone of innovation. Better stakeholder engagement: Interview with Oana Krogh-Nielsen Oana Krogh-Nielsen, Head of PMO for the National Electrification Program at Banedanmark, is speaking at Nordic Project Zone next week and I was lucky enough.

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The Top Five Skills for Project Leaders

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

With the speed of change in technological innovation, the growth of customer power and globalisation, a continuous training culture will help organisations maintain the fundamental skills needed for successful strategic execution. In their report Capturing The Value of Project Management Through Organisational Agility , the PMI has found that 80% of the highest-performing organisations focus on continuous training – giving workers the skills they need to achieve exceptional performance.

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Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

ONEPOINT is a hybrid PPM tool – offering the best of agile and traditional PM in one solution. 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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Why the Stage Gate Process will Make You a Better Project Manager

Online PM Courses

We’ll examine the case for applying the stage gate principle to Agile projects towards the end of this article. The Project Management Institute’s (PMI’s) PMBOK 6th Edition: Phase Gate : A review at the end of a phase in which a decision is made to continue to the next phase, to continue with modificatin, or to end a project or program. Senior PMO staff. Phase Gates in Agile? Agile within Stages or Phases.

80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers

Wrike

Where can you go to talk Gantt charts, work breakdown structures, and Agile workflows to your heart’s content with other project management aficionados? Essentials of Project Management Series – PMI. Sign up for virtual learning or self-paced courses on Agile, Project Portfolio Management, preventing project failure, and managing high-risk projects. Courses include “Mastering Project Risk,” “Managing Politics and Conflict in Projects,” and “ PMO Design and Implementation.”

How Charles Byrd Gets It Done: Project Management & Networking Tips

Project Management Hacks

I was then promoted to be a project manager and founded our company’s PMO. From the PMO I earned a promotion to the director level founding and managing the Social Media and Collaboration department. This not only brought a spotlight to the projects creating a buzz, it garnered executive management support along with the company’s prestigious IT Innovation Award. An Agile approach wins every time in these situations due to its inherent flexibility and delivery focus.

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