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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). There is much to uncover in the report so here are just five areas covered and what that might mean for project management practitioners. Does your business have an AI-related business strategy?

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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Project management is no different. The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a nonprofit organization for those working in project management across the globe. If you have even a passing interest in the field, then you’ve bumped up against PMI. As an organization, it offers training and certification in project management, and it reports regularly on industry trends. The Project Management Institute also sets the standard for ethics in the field.

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Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

The Lazy Project Manager

As has been already discussed the reality out there in ‘PMO land’ is that there is not a plethora of wise and experienced PMO managers, directors, leaders, heads, etc., and so it is sensible for anyone who is engaged to help an organisation set up a new PMO or advise on improvements to an existing PMO to reach out for some help. The risk to not doing so is to, at the very least, slow the return on investment of the new PMO down.

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. There are further stats; 45% lack change management skills; 29% have poorly resourced initiatives; 27% lack project management skills. For organisations delivering any kind of change which is crucial for their business now and in the future, any figure above 1% is too much.

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Success in Disruptive Times: PMI’s 2018 Pulse of the Profession

Online PM Courses

The PMI has titled its 2018 Pulse of the Profession report: Success in Disruptive Times. You can download your copy of Success in Disruptive Times from the PMI’s website. The PMI’s Annual Project Management Survey: The Pulse of the Profession. Our regular readers will know that, for the last two years, we have extracted the marrow from the bones of the PMI’s Pulse of the Profession survey. PMI: Success in Disruptive Times – 2018.

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What Makes Organisations Fail to Execute Their Strategy?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

After some tapping on their laptop, they proudly showed me their new corporate webpages, proclaiming their ‘strategy’, ‘vision’ and ‘mission’ statements. [1] All we need to do now is execute that strategy! Presumably, it will just happen now that senior management have expressed the strategic direction? Strategy is not hard to understand: Where is our chosen market? How do they understand the centrally expressed organisational strategy and priorities?

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. When we look back over the last decade we can clearly see how much has changed for people working in project management. and it may mean that a large proportion of the PMO may get swallowed up by the click of a button.

Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

ProjectManager.com

Luckily for project management professionals, there are ample opportunities throughout the year to hunker down with colleagues, network and learn about new techniques and project management technologies in the industry. Each year we like to collect some of the best project management conferences, so that our readers can schedule one that’s convenient in their datebooks. The Technical Project Management Conference . Change Management 2020 Conference.

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Project Management Trends for 2021 and Beyond

Bridge the Gap Consulting

Project management, like many professions, has undergone a transformation in the past 12 months. Project managers (PM’s) have experienced disruption and needed to adapt. Businesses had to pivot, causing projects and the way they executed them to also change.

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Understanding the Steps to Developing Your Project Management Career

Arras People

This is a very exciting time for Project Management with the APM Chartership elevating us to be a profession in our own right. So, whether you are starting out fresh in project management or looking to develop your career further, the question remains “How do practitioners develop their project management careers”? Project Management Qualifications. AXELOS – Uses the Best Management Practise toolkit qualifications and are the home of the famous PRINCE2.

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

Online PM Courses

#PMOT is the Twitter hashtag used by Project Managers on Twitter. If you want to follow project management conversations on Twitter… Or if you want to keep up with the latest articles, or products… #PMOT is a good tag to follow. It’s not the only tag project managers use. And we mustn’t forget that there are other widely used hashtags in the #PMOT community, like #Agile, #PMO, and #PMP. Project Management People. Enthusiastic PMO bod.

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Top 7 Project Management Conferences That Will Make You a Successful Project Manager In 2018

Taskque

Factor in time constraints, financial limitations and scope creep issues, and you have a complex challenge on your hands.This is only half of what project managers have to deal with on a regular basis. Task management software has made their jobs less demanding but it is still not a walk in the park that many might perceive. The Project management industry is evolving at a frantic pace. The best way to do that is to attend industry-leading project management conferences.

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Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

The project and portfolio management (PPM) software market is changing. It is changing so fast that it’s hard for practitioners to keep up with the latest offerings. This is an edited version of a white paper I wrote with some colleagues for the PMI EMEA Summit in Barcelona. In this article we look at emerging software in the PPM space and discuss how its selection and implementation needs to be done in line with an overarching digital strategy.

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Top 10 Project Management Conferences for 2020

Appfluence

Top 10 Project Management Conferences for 2020. Project management is a constantly developing role within companies and between projects. Conferences are a key asset for staying updated on the most effective project management tools and strategies and networking with your peers in the project management field. Take advantage of the vibrant project management community by planning to attend one or more of these conferences throughout the year.

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The Top Five Skills for Project Leaders

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Business leaders and corporate executives need to find the optimal way to achieve growth while at the same time, manage the risks. 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. Aligning execution with intended strategy is the overarching theme. Applying and maintaining alignment of the initiative to overall strategy.

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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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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

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? I’m sure you take away tips and ideas for making this your best year yet managing projects at work. You'll also have the option on the next screen to opt into my awesome newsletter - weekly project management tips. The extension of self-care is caring for others, also crucial for project management and change management.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2018 to make 2018 their most successful year ever? I’m sure you take away tips and ideas for making this your best year yet managing projects at work. The extension of self-care is caring for others, also crucial for project management and change management.

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The Best Project Management Conferences to Attend in 2018

Wrike

Conferences help you s tay up-to-speed on the latest industry developments, pick up tips from respected experts in the field, meet other project management professionals, and have some fun learning new tricks of the trade in a new city. . Lucky for you, we’ve collected a list of the best project management conferences for 2018. Change Management Conference. PMI Global Conference – North America. PMO Symposium. PMI SeminarsWorld.

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The Project Management Consultant

Arras People

What is a project management consultant? Late last year I did a session for the PMI Virtual Talent Management Conference (it’s still available on demand until March 2016). “ 65% of project management consultants do in fact carry out two things – they advise and they do, i.e., they also deliver the project or ‘solution’ too. Here’s the categories of responses we got: Strategic Portfolio, Programme and Project Management.

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? The list of international events presented in this paper involves the ones covering not only project and portfolio management challenges but also relevant topics of construction, engineering, product development, and more. 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria. Learn about digital transformation, engagement strategies for employees and management, and how to manage stakeholders in digital projects.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? The list of international events presented in this paper involves the ones covering not only project and portfolio management challenges but also relevant topics of construction, engineering, product development, and more. 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria . Learn about digital transformation, engagement strategies for employees and management, and how to manage stakeholders in digital projects.

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

Project management terminology can be complicated. It doesn’t matter whether you’re working towards your PMP certification or simply managing projects casually in your organization, knowing core project management terms always helps. All Project Management Terms.

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

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

According to the PMI’s Pulse of the Profession , 52% of projects completed in the last 12 months experienced scope creep. Although 93% of organisations report that they use standardised project management practices , only 23% say that these practices are used throughout the organisation. When standardised project management practices aren’t used, it should come as no surprise that projects are failing. Proven project management practices are here to stay.

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Top Project Management Conferences to Attend in 2016

Wrike

Look no further than our list of top project management conferences for 2016. Stay up-to-speed on the latest industry developments, pick up tips from respected experts in the field, meet other project management professionals, and have some fun learning new tricks of the trade away from the office. Boston University’s Project Management in Practice Conference. Change Management Conference. Project Management Institute Mega SeminarsWorld.

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Project Charter Example and a Comprehensive Guide (+Template)

PM Basics

In addition, you can get a simple template I developed and used throughout 10 years as a software development project manager. Project Manager and Authority Level. Nizhebetskiy Dmitriy is assigned as the project manager. No changes to the database are required.

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20 Online Training Resources for Project Managers

Wrike

What makes a great project manager? We’ve collected 20 online project management training resources for you to sharpen your skills, broaden your knowledge, collect PDUs, and earn notable certificates to advance your career. Corporate Education Group presents a variety of individual classes on topics like risk management and project scope, plus PMP exam prep. Accreditation: PMI Registered Education Partner; PRINCE2 Accredited Training Organization. .

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Need up-to-date facts and figures for a project management report, article, or infographic? Browse this collection of project management statistics collected from studies and reports from the past five years. Benefits of Project Management. —1A. Project Management Methodologies. —1B. Project Management Best Practices. —1C. Agile Project Management. Project Management Salaries. Project Management Training & Certification.

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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? There’s a treasure trove of valuable information available online for anyone looking to sharpen their project management skills. . We’ve compiled a list of over 80 of the very best online resources for project managers, including online training sites, podcasts, ebooks, tools and templates, blogs, and more. .

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. The keynote discussed how, over the years, project management has undergone continuous improvement efforts by extracting best practices from other management practices such as Six Sigma. The landscape in project management is continuously changing for the better!

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