Please join us for a webinar on the subject of “Building a Winning PM Resume.” This 1-hour webinar is scheduled for August 31 at 10:00 am EST. Prospective Project Managers, Project Management students and new entrants to the PM community in the National Capital area are all invited. This event will afford attendees 1 PDU in Strategic and Business Management. Registration is free but registration is required for participation. Register here.
For 50 years, the Project Management Institute has been helping project management professionals deliver value for their organizations, advance their careers, and mature the profession. The 2019 PMI EMEA Congress in Dublin welcomed delegates from over 70 countries to celebrate PMI's anniversary — we spoke to three of them about how the profession is changing and the lessons they would take home from the event. We have two more videos in this series, about "always-on curiosity" and understanding and delivering value. READ MORE
Project Management Institute (PMI) recently announced the acquisition of Disciplined Agile (DA). The DA toolkit is the world’s only comprehensive agile body of knowledge (BOK) that provides straightforward and practical guidance to help individuals, teams and enterprises choose their “way of working” in a context-specific way. READ MORE
New platforms and drivers of productivity are creating new possibilities at unprecedented speeds, with steady advances in robotics, cognitive technologies and intelligent automation. To remain relevant and competitive, businesses are looking to implement digital strategies to keep up with the speed of change. READ MORE
The Wall Street Journal
If you hear your boss muttering about scrums, sprints and Kanbans, brace yourself. Your department might be next to try agile management, an up-tempo approach to teamwork that turns office rituals and roles upside down. Agile denotes a set of tools long used in Silicon Valley to keep complex software projects from falling behind schedule and becoming obsolete before they are done. Now, it’s spreading to other products and services buffeted by rapid change. Companies have used agile management to upgrade banking apps and even invent new snack crackers in recent years. READ MORE
Any growth-focused CEO knows that without the tools that not only facilitate, but power growth, there will be setbacks and growing pains aplenty. Scaling a company is all well and good until you realize that the rudimentary tools put in place when you were just starting out can significantly hinder the growth process. This is no more prevalent than in project management (PM) software. READ MORE