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The PMO Game Changer: A Value-Driven Project Resource Management

The Lazy Project Manager

What is a Value-Driven Project Resource Management? Project resource management by PMO has changed significantly in the last 20 years. It has evolved into a highly value-driven resource management solution. Best Practices of Enterprise Resource Management Software.

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

Lindsey Marymont

Agile Portfolio Management. Project & Portfolio Management. Professional Services Portfolio Management. Agile Maturity & Change Management: 3 Steps for Achieving Executive Buy-In. Unable to keep the pace with rapid changes. The ROI of PMO.

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Integrated Change Management. The missing ingredient to drive adoption in your major change programs

Keyedin

Delivering the best portfolio of projects faster and responding faster to changing priorities is not just about new technology, processes and more training. Our current situation has brought forward years of plans to change the way organizations work into a matter of months in some cases.

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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.

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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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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Overcoming Resistance to Change with Change Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Change management is one of the most challenging components of a project’s success, but having acceptance for the changes a project brings will help realise the benefits of the project. Otherwise known as leading change from the middle , this approach is achieved when project, programme and portfolio managers are equipped with the skills to respond to the complexity of rolling out projects, while at the same time accounting for inevitable change.

How To Secure Your PMO Profitability?

Project-Management.pm

It’s safe to say that Project Management Office ( PMO ) has numerous advantages and the results it impacts to the organization have been effective and helpful. Every existing organization around the globe are swearing by PMO. Over the years PMO profitability seems non-existent. Such occurrence causes the PMO to fall into a disorganized chaos that disrupts the flow of the project. When PMO starts to stray, it will lose its function and purpose.

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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. It is a helpful tool for the project managers and the senior personnel of the business who want to keep themselves updated with the status of any project handled by their team.

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Project Management Trends [2022]

Girl's Guide to PM

There’s no denying that project management today looks different to how it did even 5 years ago. Project management trends shape our profession. Change is inevitable – we all know that. How project management is evolving. 10 Project management trends you need to know.

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How to Establish a PMO In Five Ways?

Project-Management.pm

As the business industry evolves, organizations are looking for ways to keep up with the changes, creating new projects and establishing solutions and innovation to secure their foundation among existing organizations. New project mean managing more people, tools, resources, and implementing more successful processes. Why is there a need for establishing a PMO ? Establish a PMO : The 5 Steps to Adopt. Acquiring Support from Executives and the Management.

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

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The Project Management Institute also reports that in the projects that were deemed failures, the following causes were contributing factors: change in project objectives (37%), inaccurate requirements gathering (35%), inadequate vision or goal for project (29%), failure to identify opportunities and risks (29%), inaccurate cost estimates (28%), and poor change management (28%) amongst others. Proven project management practices are here to stay.

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The Value of an Agile Project Management Office

MPUG

Now imagine that a senior executive starts off his day and decides first to have a quick look at the project dashboard expecting to see metrics such as the current status of projects, earned value indices in terms of money and performances, and top risks. Welcome to the concept of the Project Management Office or PMO. In this article, we will learn about PMOs as organizational structures, about various types of PMOs, and about traditional roles within a PMO. Agile PMO.

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PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

Convert your executive sponsors and leaders to staunch supporters of your PMO. If your leadership team does not understand your PMO capacity and corresponding strategy, they may have a difficult time trusting you with their most crucial business goals. We recently hosted a webinar titled “ Modern Capacity Planning – Putting the Strategy into Resource Management ” in which many attendees cited this problem as paramount in their organizations.

PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

Convert your executive sponsors and leaders to staunch supporters of your PMO. If your leadership team does not understand your PMO capacity and corresponding strategy, they may have a difficult time trusting you with their most crucial business goals. We recently hosted a webinar titled “ Modern Capacity Planning – Putting the Strategy into Resource Management ” in which many attendees cited this problem as paramount in their organizations.

Is Joining a PMO the Right Career Move for You?

LiquidPlanner

In your project management career, you’ll have multiple opportunities to perform different project management roles ranging from a project analyst to a program manager. A typical project manager career path takes this progression: Project Coordinator. Project Manager. Senior Project Manager. Program Manager. Portfolio Manager. One job role missing from the PM career path is a stint in the project management office.

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Project Manager Job Description (with free copy+paste examples!)

ProjectManager.com

Project managers are the point person in charge of a specific project or projects within an organization. We regularly feature project management resources to help train PMs to land jobs in the industry or develop better skills in their current role. What Does a Project Manager Do?

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2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

2021 is going to be full of both online and offline events for project managers engaged in different areas of business: construction and engineering, IT, healthcare, and many others. Biggest Online Project Management Conferences in 2021. 2020 Offline Project Management Conferences .

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The 12 Principles of Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

PMBOK 7 is the short name given to The Standard for Project Management and A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge – ( PMBOK® Guide ) 7 th Edition , which are bundled together. The 12 Principles of Project Management. Read next: Managing in a VUCA world.

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

The IIL Blog

Project Managers and their teams carry out planned projects on a daily basis, such as the development of new applications. Project Resource Management is a process designed to use human and tangible assets, materials, and equipment efficiently and effectively. Since 2017, project resource management has focused not only on human resources, but also on the equipment, materials, and supplies. Read on for steps you can take to improve resource management on your projects!

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Everything You Need to Manage Your PMO in One Tool

Brad Egeland

PMaspire's Baseline PMO Dashboard can make your project management office operate on all cylinders and help you create project success stories. Here's what Baseline PMO Dashboard has to offer. You can set Project Timeline, Budget, Requirement/Scope or even Project Manager.

Future Trends in Project Management: The Debate

Girl's Guide to PM

Recently I spoke with Lela Machaidze on Clubhouse about future trends in project management. Lela: For the last decade, there have been a lot of changes in the PM profession. The next topic that comes to mind for the future of project management is data science and analytics.

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What is a Program Manager?

Girl's Guide to PM

First we should start with a definition of program management. Each of these are projects with a project manager, but together they deliver a transformative change for the business. What is Program Management? Read next: Project Management versus Program Management.

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What can I do with a degree in project management?

Girl's Guide to PM

Are you wondering whether it’s worth getting a degree in project management? What can you do with a degree in project management? The simple answer is: you can get a job as a project manager. However, becoming a project manager isn’t the only thing you can do.

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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.” Project management offices have exploded in popularity over the last decade. But what exactly is a PMO, and what purpose does it serve in project management and business?

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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. Big change driven by digitalisation is prompting PPM leaders to rethink their approaches to IT PPM, including the tools they use to support them,” reports Gartner. The key elements and requirements which drive the configuration of an integrated Project Management Information System are: enterprise tools.

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The 7 Best Blog Posts on Project Management in 2018

ProjectManager.com

Project management is thriving. We’re just happy to help people manage their projects with our project management software , blog posts and videos that offer practical solutions to things like time management, using resources more effectively and managing teams. Best Blog Posts on Project Management from ProjectManager.com. The 7 Habits of Successful Project Managers. A project needs a manager. Six Sigma: A Simple Guide for Project Managers.

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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. 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. What are the roots that uphold this giant in project management?

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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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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.

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20 Things For Your Project Management Plan [With 3 Free Templates]

Girl's Guide to PM

Your project management plan is more than just a schedule of work. So what does go in the project management plan? Below you’ll find 20 things that make up a comprehensive project management plan. This shows how the different teams fit together, who is on the Project Board, how the PMO fits in, who is leading the different workstreams and so on. Risk Management Plan. Here’s where you set out how you are going to manage risk. Risk Log.

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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.

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Project Manager vs. Program Manager: A Side-by-Side Comparison

LiquidPlanner

Project Manager. Program Manager. It’s easy to get confused because in some organizations program managers do work that looks a lot like what program managers do. If you’ve ever been curious as a project team member to know what the program manager down the hall is doing; or you’re someone who wants the next challenge in your project management career , I’m going to lay out the differences here. Assign a project manager. Assign a program manager.

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Free Professional Development in London in October

Arras People

It’s a great show to get up to speed on what’s happening in the project management market as well as gaining some professional development time with the different seminar sessions that are on throughout the two days. Arras People aren’t there this time – but pop over to PMO Flashmob’s stand and say hello to me if you’re there. Following on from Michael: Can you cut it in Project and Programme Management?

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How to “Brexit Proof” Your Project Strategy

Arras People

The speaker line-up included Rohit Talwar who was a keynote Futurologist speaker at the Association of Project Management Conference 2018 as well as Stuart Easton, CEO of Transparent Choice. Held at the prestigious IoD (Institute of Directors) the speakers looked at how Project Leaders could apply Agile PMO, risk management, project governance, procurement, and change management to the range of project controls and management challenges Brexit will pose.

20 Things For Your Project Management Plan [With 3 Free Templates]

Girl's Guide to PM

Your project management plan is more than just a schedule of work. So what does go in the project management plan? Below you’ll find 20 things that make up a comprehensive project management plan. This shows how the different teams fit together, who is on the Project Board, how the PMO fits in, who is leading the different workstreams and so on. Risk Management Plan. Here’s where you set out how you are going to manage risk. Risk Log.

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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. That means getting better at business cases; requirements; scoping; risks; planning; resourcing, scheduling.

From Surviving to Thriving: 3 Challenges PMOs Need to Conquer Now

Wrike

The day Lydia Agnese started her new role as PMO manager at Northstar Travel Group, she received some big news. As companies face escalating competition, and the pace of change continues to heat up, more companies are adopting new project management methods to meet market needs. However, big transitions are rarely easy and traditional PMOs will need to find new footholds in this changing environment. Trend #2: An Increased Pace of Change.

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Manage Your Resources to Support Portfolio Strategy During Uncertainty

Planview

But how well is your resource management strategy aligned with the uncertainty of what lies ahead, and does it still support your portfolio strategy? But managing resource shortages to support portfolio strategy during these uncertain times is not exclusive to manufacturing.

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. The first step toward embracing risk is to realise that risks aren’t all bad – positive risks are in fact opportunities.

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