|The PMI OVOC Board of Directors wish our members, volunteers, sponsors, partners and other industry professionals a very happy, healthy and safe holiday season. As we reflect on the news and events that helped shape 2018 and make plans for 2019, we would like to offer subscribers of PMI OVOC's The Leader a look at the most-read news stories from their publication. That means, over the next two weeks, we'll count down the Top 20 articles for the year! Our regular news publication will resume on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019.
No one project manager is the right fit for all of your company's projects. Finding ways to determine who best qualifies to oversee each project is difficult — but not impossible. Here are five signs to make your decision easier. READ MORE
Get your copy of PMI Global's gold standard, PMBOK® Guide — Sixth Edition, together with the new Agile Practice Guide in one powerful package. A complimentary PDF download of this standard is available to PMI members. READ MORE
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A Girl's Guide to Project Management
Ever wondered what RAID is all about in project management? You’ll hear project managers talking about their RAID logs, or updating the RAID, but what does it all mean? READ MORE
Whether you're already a project manager — or you're wearing the project manager hat by sheer necessity — you'll want to deliver a successful project. Here are eight steps to ensure the greatest project success — even if you are not a trained project manager. READ MORE
The Canadian Association of Management Consultants (CMC-Canada) invites you to join them for their Thursday, September 13th breakfast seminar on Artificial Intelligence. Timing is from 7:30am - 9:30am and will be held on the 15th floor of the beautiful Rideau Club at 99 Bank St, Ottawa.
Dig into the forefront of Machine Learning Algorithms and AI with an interactive session with Nik Nanos, the Chief Data Scientist at Nanos Research. Nik has been designing and applying machine learning algorithms (MLAs) and transforming the Nanos workplace and work processes by using MLAs to improve productivity, turnaround and client results. This will be a hands-on interactive session on how MLAs are used at Nanos and their implications for research driven client insight. READ MORE
To be a successful project manager, you must be able to manage your time well. The best project managers ensure they are productive for most of their time and avoid time-wasters at all costs. Here are some tips that can help you manage your time more efficiently. READ MORE
About to be interviewed for a project manager position? While it's important to prepare answers for the questions the employer might ask you, it's also key to prepare some questions of your own. READ MORE
You suffer from inefficiencies in workflows and organizational structure, don't you? What if you could present an idea to improve the performance of the projects using the "waterfall methodology" in your organization, an idea that would create fewer conflicts and deliver benefits with less risk? READ MORE
Communication is the process of exchanging information through verbal and non-verbal messaging. It is the single most critical part of project initiation, planning, and performance. In fact, it is the most important part of working with anyone on anything. Communication is the foundation for all relationship and healthy relationships are the foundation for successful performance. We must be able to share our thoughts in a way that promotes mutual understanding. That is the first step in being able to plan, solve problems, avoid and resolve conflicts, define and deliver products and services, and more. READ MORE
The Business Journals
Project management is a truly difficult job. Hiring qualified project managers can be even harder. Elite project managers are rare and attracting one takes exceptional vetting and interviewing techniques. READ MORE