Showing 6 posts tagged with: "pmi global congress"

Oct 24, 2012

New PMO Capability Model Spurs Lively Discussion at PMI Global Congress

Posted by J. Kent Crawford in Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research | 0 Comments

Wow! Thanks to all those who participated in my session Sunday at the PMI Global Congress in Vancouver, BC. We held an informal focus group on the topic of measuring PMO capability (or maturity), where I debuted a model our research division has been working on this year. The model, which we are calling a… Read More »

Oct 26, 2011

A Bittersweet PMI Congress

Posted by Deborah Bigelow Crawford in Project & Program Management, Project Management Office (PMO) | 2 Comments

PMI's annual conference was different this year.  As a long time member … my 21st consecutive symposium … there was an energy missing.  That energy was Eric Jennet, one of PMI’s original founders.  Eric died on Friday at the age of 86.  He was a character … he called… Read More »

Oct 11, 2010

Project Management on the Potomac: Making Waves

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Human Capital, Project Management Office (PMO), Strategy Execution | 1 Comment

The PMI Global Congress is better this year than ever: venue, food, and ease-of-use have all been upgraded. But it's in the selection of speakers and array of presentations that it really shows a marked upturn.First of all: Bill Clinton was awesome as the kickoff keynote speaker. In challenging the project management profession… Read More »

Oct 10, 2010

We're Blogging from the PMI Global Congress ...

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project & Program Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Site News | 2 Comments

The biggest annual event in project management opens today in National Harbor, MD (just outside Washington DC) and PM Solutions/PM College will be there. The tradeshow kicks off this afternoon; we will be exhibiting at booth #1201 so if you are at the show, please stop by and meet our staff. We’ll be… Read More »

Sep 24, 2010

No Dropped Connections: A Great PMO Focuses on Communication

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

... which makes sense, since our third runner-up in the PMO of the Year competition is Seattle-area--based telecomm company T-Mobile USA. An offshoot of the international firm Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile USA established an enterprise PMO that sits at the highest organizational level: its director reports to the COO. In the dynamic market of wireless devices and… Read More »

Oct 13, 2008

Strategy Execution: Align the Portfolio, Tune Up the Performance Engine, and Go!

Posted by J. Kent Crawford in Portfolio Management, Strategy Execution | 8 Comments

Every organization wants to effectively execute strategies, but many struggle to implement a process for doing so. This struggle is one reason that the Balanced Scorecard has had such a wide following and impact on business. Simply put, the BSC emphasizes the linkage of measurement to strategy. For the first time, the details of the… Read More »

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