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Oct 26, 2016

Report from Dubai: Disruptive Change Calls for Dynamic Organizations

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Panel Participants H.E. Mattar Al-TayerDirector General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) H.E. Mohamed AlabbarChairman, Emaar Properties Bill McDermottChief Executive Officer, SAP SE Mark LangleyPresident and Chief Executive Officer, Project Management Institute (PMI)In addition to facilitating the Youth Circle yesterday at the... Read More »

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Panel Participants H.E. Mattar Al-TayerDirector General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) H.E. Mohamed AlabbarChairman, Emaar Properties Bill McDermottChief Executive Officer, SAP SE Mark LangleyPresident and Chief Executive Officer, Project Management Institute (PMI)In addition to facilitating the Youth Circle yesterday at the... Read More »

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Oct 25, 2016

Report from Dubai: Today's Youth Are the PM Lab for Tomorrow

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I've been privileged to lead some discussions today at the Dubai International Project Management Forum. Today and tomorrow I will be filling you in on some of the interesting developments at this conference.This morning, I had the pleasure of presenting to the "Youth Circle" and then facilitating a Q&A session, during... Read More »

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I've been privileged to lead some discussions today at the Dubai International Project Management Forum. Today and tomorrow I will be filling you in on some of the interesting developments at this conference.This morning, I had the pleasure of presenting to the "Youth Circle" and then facilitating a Q&A session, during... Read More »

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Oct 6, 2016

State of the PMO 2016: Some Highlights from Our Newest Research

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin | 0 Comments

We just finished crunching the numbers for our 2016 update of our signature biennial research study, The State of the PMO. For those who have been following the progress of the PMO for the past several years, some of the findings are unsurprising: the percentage of companies with PMOs continues to climb (up 5% from 2014), while... Read More »

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We just finished crunching the numbers for our 2016 update of our signature biennial research study, The State of the PMO. For those who have been following the progress of the PMO for the past several years, some of the findings are unsurprising: the percentage of companies with PMOs continues to climb (up 5% from 2014), while... Read More »

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Sep 29, 2016

Three Trends Shaping Project Management Today

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Recently, I was invited to answer a number of opinion questions for a report being produced by the Dubai International Project Management Forum, where I will be speaking in October. It's always a spur to reframing one's thoughts, and I wanted to share with our readers a few of the answers that were... Read More »

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Recently, I was invited to answer a number of opinion questions for a report being produced by the Dubai International Project Management Forum, where I will be speaking in October. It's always a spur to reframing one's thoughts, and I wanted to share with our readers a few of the answers that were... Read More »

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Sep 20, 2016

Change Your Mind about Benefits Realization: A Preview of Our New White Paper

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin | 0 Comments

Now going to press, our newest white paper, Optimize Strategy Execution by Planning In Benefits Realization,  explores the question: Why do strategies fail?One answer relates to the question, often posed by project management practitioners, of why the discipline has struggled to implement benefits realization tracking and management. If strategies are expressed through programs... Read More »

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Now going to press, our newest white paper, Optimize Strategy Execution by Planning In Benefits Realization,  explores the question: Why do strategies fail?One answer relates to the question, often posed by project management practitioners, of why the discipline has struggled to implement benefits realization tracking and management. If strategies are expressed through programs... Read More »

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Sep 9, 2016

PMOs in 2016: How Does Your PMO Measure Up?

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Site News, Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

Calling all PMO leaders, executives with responsibility for PMOs, and PMO contributors: now is your chance to participate in our signature biennial research study, The State of the PMO. Conducted every two years since 2008, this study has helped thousands of companies gauge and improve thier PMO processes and functions. This year's study, subtitled "Enabling... Read More »

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Calling all PMO leaders, executives with responsibility for PMOs, and PMO contributors: now is your chance to participate in our signature biennial research study, The State of the PMO. Conducted every two years since 2008, this study has helped thousands of companies gauge and improve thier PMO processes and functions. This year's study, subtitled "Enabling... Read More »

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Sep 1, 2016

PM Solutions Short-Listed for Thought Leadership Marketing Award

Posted by Carrie Capili in Project Management Events, Project Management Research, Site News | 0 Comments

We just got word that PM Solutions/PM College has been named a finalist in the IT Services Marketing Association's 2016 awards program, and we are thrilled!While previous winners have been giants like Cisco and PwC, ITSMA recently created a category for small businesses like ours. Instead of submitting an application based on one... Read More »

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We just got word that PM Solutions/PM College has been named a finalist in the IT Services Marketing Association's 2016 awards program, and we are thrilled!While previous winners have been giants like Cisco and PwC, ITSMA recently created a category for small businesses like ours. Instead of submitting an application based on one... Read More »

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Aug 18, 2016

Integrating Benefits Realization and Strategy Execution … What Took Us So Long?

Posted by Deborah Bigelow Crawford | 1 Comment

I just finished reading PMI’s new research on the “Benefits realization management and strategic project success analysis of UK, USA, and Brazil.”   I found the research quite interesting, and it energized some thoughts, starting with revisiting our approach to strategy execution.PM Solutions’ Strategy Execution model is based on... Read More »

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I just finished reading PMI’s new research on the “Benefits realization management and strategic project success analysis of UK, USA, and Brazil.”   I found the research quite interesting, and it energized some thoughts, starting with revisiting our approach to strategy execution.PM Solutions’ Strategy Execution model is based on... Read More »

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