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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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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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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Top Project Management Conferences of 2019

ProjectManager.com

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. The one-day event has a program of influential speakers who will discuss how project management can better deliver value with innovative methods, tools and techniques. PMI EMEA Congress. Hosted by the accrediting agency PMI, the EMEA Congress gathers project, program and portfolio managers from around the globe.

2019 292

Project Business Management talks to Peter Taylor – The Lazy Project Manager

The Lazy Project Manager

projectmanagement #projects #economy #pmo #projectmanager #innovation #management #future #careers #projectbusiness #AskTheFoundation #growth #education #contractors #customer #lazy #petertaylor #ppm #pmi #apm #ipma #pmp #capm #rpm #prince2 #battlezone

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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. The PMO 2020 Conference. Designed for the PMO practitioner, this project management conference focuses on portfolio, program and project offices. PMI EMEA Congress. PMI Global Conference 2020. PMO Symposium.

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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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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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Top 10 Project Management Conferences You Can Not Afford to Miss in 2020

Taskque

PMO Conference. If you are interested in learning about the latest techniques, tools and research related to portfolio management , program management or project management office , then the PMO conference should be on top of your list. With more than 600 PMO professionals in attendance, it is one of the largest PMO conferences in the world. PMI EMEA Congress. PMI EMEA Congress will be held in Prague, Czechia, 14-16 June 2020. PMI Global Conference 2020.

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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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#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. Leadership #PMO #StrategicPlanning Join us: project-management.pm. PMI: @ PMInstitute. PMI’s blog team: @ PMvoices. Senior Project Manager, PMP, PMO-CP certified. Love #projectmanagement #startup -s #fintech #innovation & #leadership.

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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 have just returned from the Dubai International Project Management Forum ( DIPMF ).

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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. One example of this is PMI’s acquisition of Disciplined Agile and FLEX. How could an Agile PMO function and does that even make sense in the first place?

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Capture More Agility by Tailoring Practices

International Institute for Learning

We’ve been told that to achieve more innovation, more collaboration, or more agility, we need to adopt modern practices. Ironically, if your PMO, Center of Excellence, or other standards group has defined their process playbook by merely copy-pasting a textbook approach from PMI, from Google, or from Spotify… they are violating the ASNI standard for project management.

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2018 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

PMI Sweden Passion of Projects: Gothenburg, Sweden 12-13 March 2018. 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. The theme this year is “Disrupt or Disappear: Connect, Innovate & Transform.” PMI EMEA Global Congress: Berlin, Germany, 7-9 May 2018. PMO Symposium: Washington, D.C.,

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How To Make 2019 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. You can get to the online course here: The PMO Lifecycle: Building, Running, and Shutting Down.

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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 have just returned from the Dubai International Project Management Forum ( DIPMF ).

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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. About half (43%) of the PMOs surveyed with 100+ members of the PMO do not have a system in place. If you’re interested in learning more, check out our latest whitepaper on how to revolutionize project delivery through this innovative approach to portfolio level management - Agile Portfolio Management!

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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. Gartner’s analysts conclude that the PMO software marketplace is still emerging and they feel uncomfortable in showing the right way, pushing organisations towards the use of only one project management tool. About the Authors: Elizabeth Harrin ( you know me ) is the author of several project management books, including Collaboration Tools for Project Managers (PMI, 2016).

2016 306

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

February 19-21, Sydney — The Seventh PMO Leadership Forum gathers PM experts of different levels to learn successful case studies on determining, evaluating, and broadcasting your PMO value, as well as examine strategies to improve your project delivery and PM processes in general, embrace digital transformation journey, and more. If you want to know about PM trends, innovations, and tools, this event is a must for you as a project expert.

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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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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

February 19-21, Sydney — The Seventh PMO Leadership Forum gathers PM experts of different levels to learn successful case studies on determining, evaluating, and broadcasting your PMO value, as well as examine strategies to improve your project delivery and PM processes in general, embrace digital transformation journey, and more. If you want to know about PM trends, innovations, and tools, this event is a must for you as a project expert. .

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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

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. Ana Luz Montejano is an instructor and senior consultant, specialist in project management, program and portfolio, as well as PMO implementation and soft skills abilities. By Analuz Montejano | IIL Instructor and Sr. Consultant.

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Cautionary Tale of Resource Capacity Planning: #1 Reason for PSO Project Failure

Keyedin

Why Walmart nearly became the big fish story for a PMO leader. In a recent survey, 94% of Enterprise IT project managers and PMO leaders and 77% of project and PMO managers working in the professional services industry reported that resource assignment capabilities were the number one reason they needed project management automation. As a former PMO leader, I realize the practical need of keeping those executive folks happy.

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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. Joe Pusz is President of The PMO Squad , a project management consulting firm. He has 20+ years as a project manager and PMO leader.

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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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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.

2016 225

Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

Image: Tracking & reporting in Forecast) By having your operations managed automatically, your teams empowered and with accurate reports, you can carve out time for what really matters, like innovation, creativity, and building strong client relations. Many traditional portfolio management solutions are designed for mature PMO’s and include a lot of functionality that teams either don’t use or may not have the sophistication to use successfully.

2020 142

Why the Stage Gate Process will Make You a Better Project Manager

Online PM Courses

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. There, product managers created a five-stage process in 1986, which they called their ‘stage-gate innovation’ Then, in 1991, a senior Corning IT executive borrowed the process and moved it to a project environment. Senior PMO staff.

Webinar recap: Agile Project Management with Microsoft Teams and Planner

MPUG

Today’s session is eligible for 1 PMI PDU in the technical category. One of the most fascinating things I came across recently, is there was a survey that PMI did a couple years ago, maybe two, three years now, as to what the most used project management tool is today. PMI did a global survey for all PMPs asking what’s the most used project management tool today. Notice I have different plans and this is one I did for PMI.

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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.

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80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers

Wrike

Essentials of Project Management Series – PMI. Passionate PM has a wide selection of on-demand learning modules for earning PDUs, or enrolling in live online prep courses for the PMI-RMP exam, PMP/CAPM exam, or an accelerated PMP “Exam Cram.” PMI E-Learning allows you to earn PDUs through online seminars, on-demand courses, and publication quizzes straight from the Project Management Institute. . PMI Knowledge Center. PMI Glossary of Terms.