Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

The Lazy Project Manager

And there are communities you can connect to – on LinkedIn, through the project management bodies such as PMI and APM, etc. project speaker leading peter taylor pmi. The good news is that there is now plenty of great research emerging on the context and conditions for successful PMOs; some of the lessons learned are simple and intuitive, others less so, as evidenced in this extract from Peter Taylor and Ray Mead’s Delivering Successful PMOs. Lesson One: Get Help.

 Executive’s Guide To Large-Scale Agile Transformation & Sustaining An Adaptive Enterprise w/ Mike Cottmeyer

Leading Agile

The three systems include a System of Delivery, a System of Transformation, and a System of Sustainability. – [Announcer] This is Mike Cottmeyer’s talk from Agile Arizona, The Executive’s Guide to Large-Scale Agile Transformation and Sustaining an Adaptive Enterprise.

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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. Terrific Insights from the Annual PMI Project Management Review 2016.

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Invested in Sustainability as a PM? You should be!


Many executives embrace the conventional wisdom that mainstream investors care little about an organization’s performance on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics. Few companies make it a priority to communicate their sustainability performance to investors, or even develop a robust story about their sustainability performance. Investors care more about sustainability issues than many executives believe.

Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Governance (#Governance). Six Business System Rule - defines the assessment of the integrated business systems for Federal procurement and their integrity in providing information to the Government contracting office. . Managing Government Grant Projects at Arizona Public Service - APS management process for Department of Energy grant for algae CO2 capture project. PMI Lakeshore Ontario Chapter , 27 October 2018. PMI Workshops and Conferences.

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2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

June 10-12 — EURAM 2021 online Conference invites you to join their 20th meetup with the featured topic “Reshaping capitalism for a sustainable world“. It suggests small-group, topic-intensive seminars aligned with the PMI Talent Triangle ®.

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Innovation Project Management

International Institute for Learning

The Project Management Institute (PMI) has recently celebrated 50 years of providing the world with project management competencies. As such, functional managers were using their best resources on the short-term projects that would maximize their year-end bonuses and the long-term strategic projects that would provide the firm with a sustainable competitive advantage began to suffer due to staffing deficiencies. By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.

Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

Keynote speaker is Nick Smallwood, CEO of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority and Head of Government’s Project Delivery Function. PMI EMEA Congress. The event focuses on sustainability in projects, programs and portfolios, with a long-term and enterprise-level view. PMI Global Conference 2020. This PMI-produced annual event for PMO professionals has not announced its speakers yet.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Karen Chovan

Girl's Guide to PM

However, in the fields related to sustainability, environment and earth-geosciences, safety, health and community engagement, there are quite a few women. After high school, I delved into architectural drafting, then geological engineering, dam construction management, environmental impact studies and managing field activities to support that, and lastly a full dive into the broader realm of sustainability and it’s application to industrial developments and organisational change.

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Developing Your Benefits Realization Plan

International Institute for Learning

Most importantly, it describes how those benefits are going to be sustained over the long run. How the benefits will be transitioned and sustained by the organization. PMI research shows that an actively engaged sponsor is the top driver of project success. With more than 39 years of experience in the field, his insights, perspectives and advice have been sought by hundreds of companies and government agencies around the world.

Pulse of the Profession 2018: The Project Manager of the Future


In the future, the role and the tasks of a project manager will be something like the following: Ensure top drivers of project success As PMI’s research shows , there are three top drivers of project success: the investment in actively engaged sponsors, the avoidance of scope creep and the maturing of value delivery capabilities. Sustainable development, climate change and renewable energy. Increased government regulations.

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The fight is not just over the existence of climate change, it’s over whether God has created the Earth for us to exploit, whether government has the right to regulate industry, whether environmentalists should be empowered, and so on. Using the Sustainability Radar™ from our tool, you can find out if you are a Fearless Leader , or (gasp) an Efficient Bamboozler , or one of dozens of other types. Check out Sustainability Radar™ in our new book. I am about to offend you.

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Program Manager Job Description – Plus! Cut & Paste Example

The Project Management Institute (PMI) offers the Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification. These courses tend to be no longer than half-a-year in duration and teach how to define, measure and sustain a planned program, while covering topics like program governance, stakeholder engagement and strategies related to managing a program of projects.

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Radio Show Transcript - The Man Who Changed My Career - Rob Thomsett - Recorded March 23, 2018

PM That Works

00:22:00;25 - 00:24:09;02 Rob Thomsett: That change has to be sustained and accepted by the stakeholders. That is the projects are about delivering a sustained change. I wrote a book which Jordan Press published in and print and print us all in nineteen eighty called people in project management which is long out of print a very small book but it reflected the learning side had from 10 years in the federal government here in Australia are trying project managers.

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The Calm Before the Project Management Storm

Arras People

So now we have to see what happens with: Our Government. We, the profession, kid ourselves if we think that the first person the Prime Minister or members of the Government or those Civil Servants in Whitehall think of is us. Yet the lip service played to the challenges of climate change, sustainability, globalization, diversity is staggering in its hypocrisy.

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Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

Online PM Courses

Should I Join the PMI/APM etc and Take their Qualifications? There's more to membership of PMI, APM, IAPM and other than the qualification, of course. The PMI is the Biggest Player, Globally. But, internationally, there is one association that is bigger, better-known, and more valued by employers: the Project Management Institute (PMI). So, should you seek one of the PMI's qualifications? The PMI.

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Brightline Transformation Compass

Henny Portman

One of them is the Brightline Transformation Compass, a comprehensive system for transformation developed by Behnam Tabrizi, PMI. The Transformation Operating System: A flat, adaptable and cross-functional organizational structure that enables sustainable change. I just finished the draft version for the second print of my book Scaling agile in organizaties (in Dutch) and I counted 65 frameworks and approaches (25 more than the first print).

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Pulse of the Profession 2018: Success in Disruptive Times by Managing Projects Effectively


PMI’s most recent Pulse of the Profession is about how to succeed in a disruptive world, with challenges being, among others, new technologies (like autonomous vehicles), artificial and data intelligence and big data. ABOUT THIS REPORT Conducted since 2006, PMI’s Pulse of the Profession® is the premiere global survey of professionals who provide project, program, or portfolio management services within global organizations. Increased government regulations.

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms


Audit: The process of analyzing a project to ensure that it is being governed as intended. Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) : A certificate in project management basics offered by Project Management Institute (PMI). Project management terminology can be complicated.

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Strategy Implementation Needs Great Portfolio Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In this article I talk about the latest developments in portfolio management, drawing on my own experience as Head of Portfolio Management for three leading multinationals, as well as the dozens of workshops with top executives and senior government officials that I have facilitated around the world. How is this sustainable in the long term? All of this is reflected in the PMI’s Talent Triangle ™ of leadership, technical and strategic and business management skills.

How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

With the release of the Agile Practice Guide along with the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition , we can’t ignore PMI’s direction to incorporate adaptive life cycles such as agile, iterative or incremental life cycles into project and development life cycles. PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential will continue to thrive. It takes much more than attendance on a course to create sustained changes in performance,… Click To Tweet.

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The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017


Project management certifications from PMI: The smart person's guide (TechRepublic). Takeaway: PMI offers a wide range of certifications to meet the needs of professionals interested in project, program, portfolio, business analysis, agile, risk, or scheduling management. Summary: This article shares the why ethics play such a vital role in project management at the business and government level.

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Nuclear Cleanup To Bridge Upgrades: How Top Projects Get It Done

Project Management Hacks

From AT&T To Project Consulting Success: A Profile of Frank Saladis, PMI Fellow Profile. In PMI Fellow Profile: Frank Saladis , you will learn about how this highly successful project manager built his career. Governments, companies and patients around the world want better healthcare services. Symcor’s PMO shows that PMO processes and governance can add value! Sustaining production at a major oil refinery is a tremendous challenge.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

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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. The UK government developed PRINCE2, so if you’re planning on working in the UK, you might want to give this certificate a go. PRiSM (Projects integrating Sustainable Methods). If you’re a fan of sustainability, this is the method for you. PMI’s PMBOK.

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Webinar Recap – Fixing the Problem: Making Changes in how you Deal with Challenges


And today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the leadership category. And the MPUG activity code for claiming the session with PMI is on the screen now. So now you can kind of see how it also fits in with sustainability, with diversity.

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Agile Unplugged: EP 02 | Mike Cottmeyer and Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

So, also about the time that you and I met you were doing some work with PMI and the OPM three initiative? – But then it has to coordinate, there’s some governance layer, something that coordinates backlogs across multiple teams, is that right? – So like a, PMI driven Pim Bock based organization that’s a system of delivery. Listen to the Agile Unplugged Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to Agile Unplugged on: Apple Podcasts. Spotify. Soundcloud.

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Webinar Recap: 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. Tad: Because it has the ability to harness the best of both worlds, the be inventive, be creative, learn fast, fail fast, along with the structure of governance and getting things through the pipeline, you have the ability to increase success rates. Tad: Even the PMI, the Project Management Institute, is busy talking about this notion.

Webinar Recap – Finding a Perfect Match: A Look at Both Sides of the Interviewing Process


And today’s session is eligible for three quarters of the PMI PDU in the strategic category. And the activity ID to claim that with PMI is on the screen now. She has mentored people from business, not for profits, schools, allied health agencies, chambers of commerce, government, and churches. Lynette holds a doctor of ministry and spirituality, sustainability and inner religious dialogue, and a master of science and communication sciences and disorders.

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Webinar Recap: Project Managers are Change Managers


Today’s session is eligible for 3/4 of the PMI PDU in the strategic category. He manages a large federal government training contract and teaches primarily Microsoft Project and project management courses. He joined Edwards in 2004 as a project coordinator and scheduler and provided project planning and scheduling support to a variety of commercial and federal government clients.

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

The IIL Blog

How can Scrum or Kanban (agile methodologies in general) methods fit the existing PMI ® framework (i.e. How to benchmark business in government monopoly? This is why we have project sponsors and governance committees to assist in the prioritization of constraints and sometimes alternatives. Do we need to wait till we complete the project and realise the deliverable, then work on harvesting the benefits and then sustaining the values?


Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Examining the Value of Monte Carlo Simulation of Project Time Management,” Goran Avlijas, Management: Journal of Sustainable Business Management Solutions in Emerging Economies , March 2018. Overcoming Barriers in Assessing Risk Probabilities,” Tom Kendrick , 2012 PMI Global Congress Proceedings , 2012. Risk Management is essential for development and production programs.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Examining the Value of Monte Carlo Simulation of Project Time Management,” Goran Avlijas, Management: Journal of Sustainable Business Management Solutions in Emerging Economies , March 2018. Overcoming Barriers in Assessing Risk Probabilities,” Tom Kendrick , 2012 PMI Global Congress Proceedings , 2012. This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods.

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