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Project Management Methodologies: Managing with Your Methodology

Event Description: Regardless which project management methodology you choose, you’ll still guide your projects through a project lifecycle. The methodologies differ in how they progress through the lifecycle’s stages or phases and how you schedule and manage the work that’s performed. In this session, we’ll explore implementing these methodologies in more detail. In addition, we’ll…

Lean Portfolio Management

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Strategic category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: The Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) function has the highest level of decision-making and financial accountability for a product driven organization (PDO). The people who fulfill these responsibilities may…

An Update from Ombudsman, Ira Brown

MPUG Ombudsmen are experts who investigate and present solutions to common problems and challenges in the practices of project management. These are experts vetted by hundreds of thousands of your peers in the community. We want to let you know what they are up to! Ira Brown, the founder and president of Project Widgets, is…

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…

Five Tips for Building your Organization’s Methodology

Many people are confused about what a methodology is, because the word is misused frequently. According to PMI’s PMBOK® Sixth Edition,  methodology is “a system of practices, techniques, procedures, and rules used by those who work in a discipline.” But, what does that mean? Are the phases in a WBS a methodology? No, a WBS…

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…

PPM in the Cloud: Successfully Migrating to Project Online

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Strategic category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Everything is moving to the cloud these days. Storage, software, and even Project and Portfolio Management (PPM). It is time for your PPM to migrate there, too? There are many benefits…

5 Tips for Migrating Your PPM to the Cloud

The benefits of the cloud are hard to deny. For those in a Project Management Office (PMO), though, the thought of having to migrate Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) data from an on-premises solution is overwhelming. The PMO can’t afford to stop operations indefinitely, utilizing a “trial and error” approach to migrate its data. But,…

An Excursion to Johnson Space Center Solidifies the Need for an Evolving PMO

This interview with Benoit De Grace of Corporate Education Group, took place during the 2017 PMI® PMO Symposium® and was conducted and condensed by Kyle Brownell. Q. This event focused on two key topics: Agile transformation and the evolving PMO. Can you speak to the importance of those topics for PMOs today? A. In today’s…

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