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The Innovative PPM World – How Microsoft is Changing the Project Management Game

Event Description: During Microsoft Ignite 2018, the organization will present a large number of great new features that can be leveraged by Project Managers. During this webinar Erik van Hurck (long time author at MPUG and Microsoft MVP) will guide you through some of these new features and will describe use cases and quick wins…

Custom Workflow Notifications in the PPM Platform

When using a PPM platform such as Project Online or Project Server to capture, prioritize, select, plan, and manage their initiatives, organizations have a huge opportunity to automate their business process by collecting information about all project ideas in one place and, and based on their internal process, take a logical decision of which initiatives…

Real-world Reporting: Using Power Bi Visuals To Solve Business Requirements and Create Stellar Reports In Project Online

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDUs in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description: Microsoft has recently launched a very impressive update to its PPM Power BI Content Pack, which allows organizations to get started quickly with dashboards and reports without requiring…

True PM Stories That May Entertain

While giving a presentation entitled “What is PPM?” to a group of 20 CIOs, I made the observation that “most project managers in IT think CPM (the Critical Path Method) is an operating system that runs on Apple II computers.” One of the CIOs raised his hand and asked, “Well, isn’t that what CPM is?”…

MPUG Detroit: Portfolio Management – An Integrated Approach to Portfolio Management

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDUs in the Strategic category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Join Ed Roden and Hemant Damani as they present Portfolio Management. Hemant and Ed discuss Portfolio Management and integration with financial processes, resource capacity and delivery readiness. They discuss…

How to Facilitate a Productive Meeting

Meetings remain a necessary part of business. They help employees to coordinate efforts, allow for troubleshooting problems, and infuse creativity into an organization. According to a recent article posted by The Muse, an online career resource, an estimated twenty-five million business meetings occur each day within the United States. These meetings are typically taking up…

Forecasting Programs

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: This webinar is based on Eric Uyttewaal’s new textbook ‘Forecasting Programs’ published in January 2018. Programs have long-range visions, high-visibility, many moving parts, and programs are overwhelming and sometimes destructive (for…

Updating Projects Progress with Microsoft Project

Start a free trial to watch the full training session and earn 1.5 PMI®​ PDUs Event Description: In this video viewers will learn how to update their project to reflect any work that has been carried out. Viewers will learn how to push out work that didn’t get started on time and best practices around these process. Presenter Info:…

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 have…

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…

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