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How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success

  Event Description: In today’s climate, the need to accelerate business transformation is seen as essential to underpin long term success. With a much higher rate of churn, a singular focus on successful project delivery is no longer enough to secure an organizations long-term position in the market. With innovation, PMO is perfectly placed to…

The Need for an Innovative PMO

Business transformation is the lifeblood of every enterprise today. Without a constant flow of innovation, no company can expect to prosper – or perhaps, even survive. How should an organization manage business transformation? Who should be responsible for it? How will the team responsible know what projects to work on? These are questions that businesses…

What is a PMO?

  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?” you might ask. PMO stands for “project management office.” Project management offices have exploded…

The PMO Lifecycle – Building, Running & Shutting Down – Organizational Change Management: What is the role of the PMO Manager?

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDUs in the Leadership category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Are you struggling with project adoption and unsure what to do about it? Does your organization have an Organizational Change Management (OCM) framework? Are you a PMO Manager…

Organizational Change Management – Why do Project Managers keep forgetting this?

One of the biggest failures project managers experience when executing their projects stems from the lack of understanding of Organizational Change Management (OCM). Sadly, it’s true. When we see projects fail over and over, often we see problems in the same two areas: Project communications Organizational Change Management (OCM)   Would you agree? Let me…

Seven “Forbidden Phrases” Heard From Project Team Members

Labor is the number one cost of development projects. Actual work hours make it most important to report progress on authorized projects.” “Real” or “Accurate” time reporting of hours spent on value-driven projects adds value to the organization and the PMO. Accurate project time reporting through Project Online saves large companies millions in a single…

Beyond the 2017 PMI® PMO Symposium®: Inspiration from the Postal Service

This interview with a PMO manager, took place during the 2017 PMI® PMO Symposium® and was conducted and condensed by Kyle Brownell. Q. This event focuses on two key topics: Agile transformation and the evolving PMO. Can you speak to the importance of those topics for PMO’s today? A: It is important especially for me…

Beyond the 2017 PMI® PMO Symposium®: An Excursion to the Houston Food Bank

This interview with Bob D, took place during the 2017 PMI® PMO Symposium® and was conducted and condensed by Kyle Brownell. Q. This event focuses on two key topics: Agile transformation and the evolving PMO. Can you speak to the importance of those topics for PMO’s today? A. From a PMO perspective, the primary message…

Beyond the 2017 PMI® PMO Symposium®: Key Topics: Insights and Takeaways

This interview with an attendee from a large service organization took place during the 2017 PMI® PMO Symposium® and was conducted and condensed by Kyle Brownell. Q. This event focuses on two key topics: Agile transformation and the evolving PMO. Can you speak to the importance of those topics within your PMO? A. Certainly, especially…

PMO Future Insights

This interview with James Keller, ITPMO Manager of a large telecommunications firm, took place during the 2017 PMI® PMO Symposium® and was conducted and condensed by Kyle Brownell. Q. This particular event focused on two key topics: Agile transformation and the evolving PMO. We’re curious if you could speak to the importance of one or both…

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