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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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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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5 Things a PMO Manager Should Never Say

Meisterplan

PMI’s Pulse of the Profession 2017 reported that companies who align their PMOs to strategy report “38 percent more projects meet original goals and business intent and 33 percent fewer projects are deemed failures.” On top of that, when I attended the PMI Global Conference in Chicago last October, I noticed that all of the sessions having to do with PMOs were very well attended, some were even standing room only.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 3 – Best Practices & Real World Use of Agile with MS Project / Project PPM

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tim Runcie’s Agile Series Part 3 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to the third and final session of MPUG’s Agile training series, covering best practices and the real world use of Agile with Microsoft Project and Project PPM. And this session is eligible for one PMI, PDU in the Technical category. What’s Agile?

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

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. Mike Cohn is a well-recognized author and expert on agile and Scrum project management topics, and the owner of a large and engaged Twitter account with over 42,000 followers. Project management is an increasingly diverse field.

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The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019- By Role

Arras People

Scrum is the only Agile based certification making an appearance in the top 10. Agile seems to be on the agenda for the programme manager cohort taking 3 of the top 10 slots, higher than any of the other groupings. Lean/ Six Sigma makes an interesting top ten appearance with 21% making it the only one of the four groups where this certification appears. PMO Managers: When cut by those indicating that they operate as PMO Managers the top 10 delivers the table below.

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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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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 focus will be taking Agile to the next level in your organization. PMI EMEA Global Congress: Berlin, Germany, 7-9 May 2018.

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Keep your mind Project Management sharp with these resources

Project Management Five

I know many of my readers are professional PMs working within larger PMO structures. Additionally, you should also work on continuing your education; advanced degrees, next level certifications (working on my PMI-ACP now), or simple refresher courses are all on life's menu.

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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. About the Authors: Elizabeth Harrin ( you know me ) is the author of several project management books, including Collaboration Tools for Project Managers (PMI, 2016).

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Keep your mind Project Management sharp with these resources

Project Management Five

I know many of my readers are professional PMs working within larger PMO structures. Additionally, you should also work on continuing your education; advanced degrees, next level certifications (working on my PMI-ACP now), or simple refresher courses are all on life’s menu.

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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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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

Agile: A project management methodology that focuses on delivering work in an iterative fashion. The agile approach is usually used in software projects where the scope is not always known and adaptability is prioritized. Project management terminology can be complicated.

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The Best Project Management Conferences to Attend in 2018

Wrike

This year’s agenda focusing organizational transformation and bringing the Agile methodology to multiple parts of your company. Agile and Beyond. This conference focuses on Agile product development best practices. PMI Global Conference – North America. PMI ’s annual Global Congress provides insight into current project and business challenges and strategies. PMO Symposium. PMI SeminarsWorld. PMI EMEAl Congress. PMO Conference UK.

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Webinar Recap: Do You Know How to Recover a Project?

MPUG

I’m the director of the PMO, University of Washington. This year I was named one of the top 16 PMO leaders of the world, which is from the PMO Global Award, so was really exciting and hopefully you guys saw some of my presentations there. PMO, sorry.

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

MPUG

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. Is it your PMO, individual project managers, or others? 55% PMO, and 45% individual project managers. Tad: Well good, clearly it is the PMO that is landing much of this, but it’s actually the innovation or strategy groups that start much of this activity. Is this because the PMO’s not adding enough value?

Top Project Management Conferences to Attend in 2016

Wrike

Scrum experts gather to share their current best practices and creative applications to help your Agile team run more efficiently and effectively. Agile and Beyond. Featuring Lean leadership expert Dr. Jeffrey Liker as a keynote speaker for their 2016 event, this conference focuses on Agile product development best practices. These in-depth seminars hosted by PMI help both novice and experienced project managers advance their careers. PMO Symposium.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

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Project management methodologies – Agile, Waterfall, PRINCE2, PRiSM, Six Sigma, Critical Path, and many more. Perhaps one of the most commonly known project management certifications, the Project Management Professional certification, provided by the Project Management Institute (PMI), sets the standards for project management. Scrum is an Agile framework that’s often used for product management or for software-industry projects. Agile. PMI’s PMBOK.

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Agile Project Management. 19% say Agile techniques. Agile Project Management. 38% of organizations report using agile frequently. [6]. 75% of highly agile organizations met their goals/business intent, 65% finished on time, and 67% finished within budget. Compared to organizations with low agility, where only 56% met their business goals, 40% finished on time, and 45% finished within budget. [6]. Most Popular Agile Tools and Processes: Scrum – 43%.

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PM Experts on Why Projects Fail – Epicflow Research Part 1

Epicflow Blog

In this article, we share some of the main reasons for failure according to project leaders at IBM, Microsoft, GE Oil & Gas, Bühler Group, ExxonMobil, PMI, and other organizations. Nicholas Harrison , a Staff Agile Transformer at GE Oil & Gas, highlights that the issue is poor requirements: “You can have the best engineers in the world, but if you don’t have a clear idea of what you’re building, it’s already over.”. Why do so many projects still fail?

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Webinar Recap: Understanding Dependencies, Leads, and Lags with MS Project

MPUG

Today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the Technical category, and the MPUG Activity Code for claiming is on the screen now. As early as 2009, 2010, nearly 11 years before I was working as a PMO.

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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.”

Webinar Recap: Leveraging the Latest Office 365 Project Tools & Capabilities

MPUG

Today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the technical category, and the MPUG, the activity code for claiming that is on the screen now. Tim is an accomplished speaker, consultant, educator and PMO expert, supporting PMI for over 25 years. We’ll talk about that hybrid, best of breed that may be a great solution for organizations that maybe aren’t super big or have a massive enterprise PMO.

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