Top 5 PMO Trends for 2017 You Can’t Afford to Ignore

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In this article, Patrick Tickle from Planview * gives us the top five trends for any PMO wanting to stay ahead of the game – in this fast paced interconnected world. To get started, check out these five trends you can’t afford to ignore: 1. What does the “P” in PMO stand for? Go ahead and embrace these trends now to up your game. PMO future trends in project management trends

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What’s New? Project Management Trends: Your 2020 Update

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But we can spot project management trends and infer how we need to prepare. Project Management Trends: Your 2020 Update appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Management Career Project Trends and Changes APM EPMO PMI PMO PMO 3.0 PMTQ project management trends

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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. Is the PMO model the right one?

PMO: The Gap Closers

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The report – Emerging Trends in Project Management and Project-Based Organisations – is telling us how much more projects and a project way of working have grown over the last 14 years. All these insights form the basis of the latest survey from Strategy Execution which focuses on the emerging trends and the impact on skills. The PMO: Gap Closer. It’s the PMO. The only entity that exists today that can support that is the PMO.

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Project Management Trends: A Fresh Look

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3 years ago, we wrote about the most important Project Management trends. And there are some new trends to add.3 years ago, we wrote about the most important Project Management trends. And there are some new trends to add. The post Project Management Trends: A Fresh Look appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Management Career Project Trends and Changes APM EPMO PMI PMO PMO 3.0 PMTQ project management trends

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Trends in Project Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The latest Project Management Trends for 2019 from Strategy Execution highlight the complexities and uncertainties that many businesses face today. In this year’s trends technology features heavily – not just about technology being major deliverables on programmes and projects but also how project-based work utilises tech. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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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. In this article I’ll take a look at all ten of the trends and highlight some of the insights, thinking and activities we’re starting to see and what that means for project management practitioners today. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

PMO Symposium 2018 Recap

Keyedin

PMO Symposium 2018 brought 600+ executives, PMO leaders and decision makers together for 4 days of executive level sessions, cutting edge keynotes from global experts, interactive workshops and a sponsor lounge that featured today’s innovative software solutions and services providers for project management offices. The theme for this year’s PMO Symposium was “Where Leaders Meet.” Lack of strategic vision within the PMO.

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PMO Symposium 2018 Recap

Keyedin

PMO Symposium 2018 brought 600+ executives, PMO leaders and decision makers together for 4 days of executive level sessions, cutting edge keynotes from global experts, interactive workshops and a sponsor lounge that featured today’s innovative software solutions and services providers for project management offices. The theme for this year’s PMO Symposium was “Where Leaders Meet.” Lack of strategic vision within the PMO.

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See You at PMO Symposium!

Keyedin

PMO Symposium 2018 is the annual event where PMO leaders meet to discuss how to develop new capabilities and incorporate tools to leverage and adapt to the latest project management methodologies and technology to achieve new levels of success. With over 600 PMO leaders attending the event this year, attendees will be able to build valuable connections and network with other project leaders to gain practical solutions to common PMO challenges.

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See You at PMO Symposium!

Keyedin

PMO Symposium 2018 is the annual event where PMO leaders meet to discuss how to develop new capabilities and incorporate tools to leverage and adapt to the latest project management methodologies and technology to achieve new levels of success. With over 600 PMO leaders attending the event this year, attendees will be able to build valuable connections and network with other project leaders to gain practical solutions to common PMO challenges.

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Our Top 10 Project Trends for 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

>> Read the full Top 10 Trends report for 2019. Strategy Execution’s CEO, Christoffer Ellehuus, gives a preview of this year’s Trends: This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. At every level, leaders of project-based work are forced to be more responsive to unanticipated market shifts, more resilient to unpredicted disruptions, and more adaptive in situations where what “has always worked” no longer does. Business 2.0

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Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas

Planview

A healthcare PMO today must have a strong constitution. Not only are they faced with challenges unique to healthcare, PMOs are also going through the trends mentioned in our recent post, “ Conquer Your Business Transformation.” Healthcare PMO’s should ensure that the organization has the right portfolio mix to accomplish its goals and be able to pivot and re-prioritize as needed. This is where the healthcare PMO comes in, but the group agreed that it’s presenting challenges.

Three Key Takeaways from PMO Symposium 2019

Keyedin

PMO Symposium 2019 was held earlier this month in Denver, CO. This intense four-day event was packed with insights on building an adaptive, future-ready PMO. With the PMO currently under attack, the way a company must operate in the digital marketplace is by being more agile and open to consistent change. In doing so, your PMO can become the company’s ally in transforming itself into an adaptive, fast, flexible and competitive industry leader.

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The PMO Series (5): The PMO as the Driving Force of Agile Transformation

Inloox

The last part of our PMO blog series will try and answer this question. Implementing ‘new’ agile methods such as Scrum or Kanban will have a significant impact on the PMO, as it’s the project management center of the organization. So it is important that the PMO reacts to these new developments in project management as soon as possible. Agile is the trend “Agile” is one of the biggest buzzwords in project management and other industries at the moment.

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Fuel Decisions with Data by Making the PMO a Strategic Partner

Planview

But data shouldn’t be a burden, and the PMO has the opportunity to bring it to life. Three methods to fuel decisions with data and make the PMO a strategic partner. Start by viewing the PMO as a business partner, rather than simply an executor of work, and provide solutions that equip the PMO with data insights that enable them to effectively tie the current state of the portfolio to strategic initiatives. PMO Vision and Trends

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PMO Lifecycles: Interview with Bill Dow [Video]

Girl's Guide to PM

At the PMO Conference on 13 June 2018, Bill Dow gave a presentation about PMO maturity, reporting and building credibility as a PMO team through the use of the right metrics. I caught up with him after his presentation to find out more about what he’d been up to at the conference and his workshop on the PMO lifecycle. You did a one-day workshop for the PMO Conference, didn’t you? Bill: I did, yeah, on how to build, run, and shut down a PMO.

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

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And to illustrate what it’s all about, I’ll requote part of a quotation the report uses, from Chintan Oza, the PMO Director at a major telecommunications company. Tracking Data: Long Term Trends. PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership PMI Talent Triangle: Strategic & Business Management PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management PMO Project Benefits Management Project Trends and Changes Disruption EPMO PMI project failure Pulse of the Profession

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Done Is Better Than Perfect: How To Manage Your Projects The Right Way – Guest Post by Andrea Bell

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best practices Blog collaboration conflict management Leadership PMO PPM Project Management Resource Management risk management TrendsWhat makes a perfect project? Ask any project manager and they will all have conflicting answers. Some may quote cost effectiveness, others may say delivery before the deadline and some may say planning. But do we really have a scale to measure how perfect a project is?

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10 Point Checklist for Better Project Estimates

Planview

PMO Vision and TrendsThe following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 2,” written by Jerry Manas. For your reading convenience, we’ve decided to give it everlasting life here on the blog. From all the previous six parts of this series, it should be clear that effective estimation is a primary driver of project success, resource planning, and portfolio alignment.

3 Steps to Dominate Digital Disruption

Planview

In the final part of the “Your PMO at Hyper-speed” workshop series, we will examine how operating at hyper-speed is all about moving beyond projects and will present three simple steps on just how to launch your organization’s PMO into action. Part 2: Fuel Decisions with Data by Making the PMO a Strategic Partner. Part 3: Project Management Software to Boost Your PMO into Hyper-speed. What does that mean to the PMO? PMO Vision and Trends

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3 Arguments for a Project Management Office (PMO)?

Brad Egeland

​ That said, not every organization with a strong project focus needs or has a project management office (PMO). In a survey reported by PM Solutions, in 2000 only 47% of companies had a PMO. Clearly there is a trend as more organizations are recognizing that not only is project management needed, but a solid PM infrastructure – supported by a project management office – is probably the best way to consistently deliver success to your project customers.

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It’s Time to Start Planning for Resources

Planview

PMO Vision and TrendsThe following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 2,” written by Jerry Manas. For your reading convenience, we’ve decided to give it everlasting life here on the blog.

6 Reasons Why Projects are Late

Planview

PMO Vision and TrendsThe following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 2,” written by Jerry Manas. For your reading convenience, we’ve decided to give it everlasting life here on the blog. So far in this series, we’ve examined a number of ways to improve problems with project estimates.

IT Industry Outlook for Project Management Tools Adoption

Celoxis

best practices Blog PMO PPM Project Management SaaS Trends celoxis IT industry project management best practices IT project management IT projects Online project management tool project management software web based project management softwareroject management tools obviously have a central role to play in addressing most of these challenges.

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How Risk Management is Crucial to Project Management

Planview

PMO Vision and TrendsThe following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 2,” written by Jerry Manas. For your reading convenience, we’ve decided to give it everlasting life here on the blog. It is impossible to talk about project management without talking about risk. After all, projects are, by design, meant to undertake an endeavor that has a certain degree of variability and uncertainty.

Project Estimation Methods

Planview

PMO Vision and TrendsThe following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 1,” written by Jerry Manas. For your reading convenience, we’ve decided to give it everlasting life here on the blog. Much like a GPS uses satellite information on traffic patterns to calculate the remaining time on your trip, project estimation methods help you maintain a realistic project schedule.

The Value of Combining Robust PPM with Lightweight Work Execution [Video]

Planview

We already know there is a lot of unstructured work occurring outside the PMO’s structured work world. This means marketing, sales, legal, facilities, and procurement can leverage Projectplace in a combination of both integrated to your PPM software, for those team members working on PMO-driven projects, and in standalone mode, to improve productivity on every day work done by teams across the company. PMO Vision and Trends Work Collaboration Video

The Importance of Project Management: Q&A with PMO Leader Robert Kelly

Wrike

We spoke with Robert Kelly, PMO leader and Managing Partner of Kelly Project Solutions, LLC , about the value of project management and the impact it has on business. What are the top issues you face as a PMO leader? I believe there are several challenges facing the PMO leader, which are shared across the organization : 1. As a PMO thought leader, do you think it’s imperative that companies embrace standard PM methodologies? PMO as a Service.

An Executive Perspective on Getting Started with Work and Resource Management

Planview

PMO Vision and Trends“A unified approach will enable every manager and worker to see what work should be done and what is required to achieve it, which is key to fostering not only alignment but engagement.” – Mark Smith, CEO and Chief Research Officer, Ventana Research.

Start Viewing Your IT Department as a Strategic Partner to the Organization

Planview

PMO Vision and TrendsThe following content is taken from the whitepaper, “Portfolio-Driven Performance: The 7 Process Areas That Drive IT and Business Results,” written by Jerry Manas. To make it more easily accessible to you, we are giving it everlasting life here on the blog.

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Reducing Corruption in Government Projects

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… best practices Blog PM reports PMO PPM productivity Project Management Trends work culture celoxis government corruption Online project management software project management project management best practices public sector project management web based project management toolGovernment projects are prone to corruption, even in countries where anti-corruption laws are strongly enforced.

Dynamic Planning and Rapid Reprioritization: Delivering on Strategy in the Midst of Change

Planview

As plans change the PMO determines how best to adjust or shift resources, budgets, and outcomes (products, technologies, services, etc.) When multiple teams or team of teams have conflicts over resources, budgets, or the actual work, the PMO can resolve these and keep everyone on track. Staying on strategy requires visibility into status, trends, and interdependencies across the program. Project Portfolio Management Vision and Trends

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Using Portfolio-Driven Performance to Improve Project Delivery

Planview

PMO Vision and TrendsThe following content is taken from the whitepaper, “Portfolio-Driven Performance: The 7 Process Areas That Drive IT and Business Results,” written by Jerry Manas. To make it more easily accessible to you, we are giving it everlasting life here on the blog. Today’s organizations face enormous challenges to get more done without spending more. Rising costs in a tough economy have led to tightened budgets and reduced workforces.

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A Look into the Relationship Between Demand Management and Project Management

Planview

PMO Vision and TrendsThe following content is taken from the whitepaper, “Portfolio-Driven Performance: The 7 Process Areas That Drive IT and Business Results,” written by Jerry Manas. To make it more easily accessible to you, we are giving it everlasting life here on the blog. So far in this series, we’ve discussed how portfolio-driven performance improves project delivery and how and why you need to align strategy, financials, and execution.

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Why You Should Align Strategy, Financials, and Execution

Planview

PMO Vision and TrendsThe following content is taken from the whitepaper, “Portfolio-Driven Performance: The 7 Process Areas That Drive IT and Business Results,” written by Jerry Manas. To make it more easily accessible to you, we are giving it everlasting life here on the blog.

Shift from Annual to Continuous Planning to Enable Agility [Webinar]

Planview

See if this sounds familiar: your organization’s strategic plan is constructed at the executive level, broken down into an annual plan that is led by finance, then operationalized by the PMO and other groups in the organization. PMO Vision and TrendsYet, as soon as you begin to figure out exactly how the plan is to be executed, change happens. I could say to always “expect the unexpected,” but change is inevitable—it’s expected.

An Executive Perspective on the Benefits of Work and Resource Management

Planview

PMO Vision and Trends“WRM is an approach that enables management to better understand how an organization operates and establishes a collaborative environment within which work is assigned and prioritized.”. Mark Smith, CEO and Chief Research Officer, Ventana Research.

Shifting from Projects to a Product-Centric Approach

Planview

In my last blog, “ Agile Transformation: The PMO’s New Paradigm ” we covered the significance of embracing different types of work and the role that continuous planning plays in becoming an Agile PMO—but that’s only the beginning. In Part 4, we explore the trend of turning project-focused planning and delivery into a product-centric approach to enable an incremental approach to funding and to increase speed of delivery. It’s clearly a trend—but one with a solid foundation.

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Dynamic Planning: Refocus, Reprioritize, and Reallocate Rapidly

Planview

Work with your PMO leaders to ensure your remote workforce is delivering on strategy? Project Portfolio Management Vision and TrendsUrgency to switch to digital business is just one way organizations are responding to current disruptions, highlighting the need for dynamic planning. After a virtual meeting with 40 CEOs recently, Fortune CEO Alan Murray wrote: “Companies that previously had been slow to adopt to digital transformation now find themselves on a ‘burning platform.’”.

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