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Projectified[TM] is your guide to the future of project management. Created by Project Management Institute, this podcast is for people who lead strategic initiatives and collaborate on teams to deliver value to their organizations. It features dynamic thought leaders and practitioners who share their real-world experiences and expertise to inform, inspire and prepare you for success.

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Projectified[TM] is your guide to the future of project management. Created by Project Management Institute, this podcast is for people who lead strategic initiatives and collaborate on teams to deliver value to their organizations. It features dynamic thought leaders and practitioners who share their real-world experiences and expertise to inform, inspire and prepare you for success.

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Tap into the pulse of the PM profession

By Sam Motes - Aug 24 2019
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Excellent way to keep up with the winds of change impacting the PM profession and stay motivated to deliver strategic innovation as you battle the day to day project challenges.

Very informative!

By Chi-0315 - Apr 08 2019
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As a newly certified PMP I find this podcast very informative! And I love that I can claim it for my PDUs.

iTunes Ratings

137 Ratings
Average Ratings
107
18
4
3
5

Tap into the pulse of the PM profession

By Sam Motes - Aug 24 2019
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Excellent way to keep up with the winds of change impacting the PM profession and stay motivated to deliver strategic innovation as you battle the day to day project challenges.

Very informative!

By Chi-0315 - Apr 08 2019
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As a newly certified PMP I find this podcast very informative! And I love that I can claim it for my PDUs.

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Projectified[TM] is your guide to the future of project management. Created by Project Management Institute, this podcast is for people who lead strategic initiatives and collaborate on teams to deliver value to their organizations. It features dynamic thought leaders and practitioners who share their real-world experiences and expertise to inform, inspire and prepare you for success.

Rank #1: Career Development — Your Personal Project with guest Jacqueline Van Pelt, PMP

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Jacqueline Van Pelt, a rising star at BAE systems, recounts her experiences in a number of project management roles and shares the deep insights she’s gained along the way. Jacqueline’s insights will benefit both up-and-coming and mid-career project professionals alike. Stephen W. Maye is your host for Projectified with PMI.

Jacqueline is a young professional that has already amassed an impressive level of experience. She started as a consultant in the defence industry doing project management and business development consulting and is now employed with BAE Systems — a leading defence contractor where she has spent the last year immersed in a project management role and has gotten to see project management from a number of perspectives and angles. Jacqueline has a lot to bring to the community of project professionals, project managers, and those involved in PMOs and related work.

For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified with PMI, follow the podcast at:

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Key Takeaways:

[:28] Introduction to Jacqueline and her current work

[2:24] Jacqueline’s role in reinvigorating a PMO: The challenges and mission

[5:19] The importance of mentorship

[6:18] The biggest challenge of reinvigorating a PMO

[7:42] Jacqueline’s transition from an engineer-focused mind to focusing on her interactions with people

[9:07] The switch to relationship-focused PM

[11:25] A window into how building these relationships began

[13:19] Valuing your own perspective as a project manager

[15:00] Jacqueline’s ‘backstage’ tips

[17:01] Jacqueline’s basic principles when it comes to trust and building relationships

[19:14] The key to building trust with those that you need to influence

[20:43] Learning to ask the awkward questions

[23:27] The experiences Jacqueline carried with her as a consultant into her current work

[26:35] Jacqueline’s excellent mentors

[29:13] Developing a leadership style

Oct 19 2017

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Rank #2: Leadership—Improving Project Results

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There’s no “right way” to run a successful project. Producing better results is all about finding the best way to get the job done. Guests discuss the value of different project management approaches—and how building a broader knowledge base can help boost your career.

Andy Kaufman, PMP, PMI-ACP, president of the Institute for Leadership Excellence & Development Inc. in Lake Zurich, Illinois, USA, discusses how understanding an organization’s culture can help you choose the best project approach.

Emily Luijbregts, PMP, project manager at Siemens PLM Software in 's-Hertogenbosch, or Den Bosch, in the Netherlands, shares how understanding multiple project approaches can open the door to new career opportunities.

Nelson Rosamilha, PMP, PMI-ACP, head of project management at Ericsson in Sao Paulo, Brazil, outlines how project managers can take the lead to build buy-in for the best delivery method.

Key Themes:

[00:23] What drives project success? [03:22] The value of pulling from different approaches [04:48] How culture impacts the right approach [07:50] How a broader skillset can boost your career [08:50] Building buy-in with business benefits [11:17] Customizing your leadership style [14:47] Setting expectations with stakeholders [18:16] Becoming more customer-centric

Jul 17 2019

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Rank #3: Job Skills—Time Management

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It’s true: time is money. Productivity drives profitability—and organizations rely on project professionals to get more done in a day. Guests discuss how they improve efficiency and reduce downtime without pushing teams to the breaking point.

Kiersten Huddleston, PMP, program manager at Salesforce in Seattle, Washington, USA offers tips for reducing digital distractions on project teams.

Michael Janzen, PMP, PMO director for MedStar Health in Washington D.C., shares how he ensures the organization is committing the right resources to the right projects across the board.

Marcio Amadeu, PMP, senior project portfolio manager for Nestlé USA in Arlington, Virginia, USA, outlines how he manages team workload to keep everyone firing on all cylinders.

Key Themes: [00:31] Boosting team productivity [03:35] How to reduce the drain from digital distractions [08:03] Smart capacity planning [09:42] What’s driving the deadline? [12:10] Prioritizing the right projects [13:47] Data-driven workload management [16:21] Efficiently managing multiple projects [17:32] How to avoid team downtime

Jun 05 2019

21mins

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Rank #4: Career Development—How to Position Yourself for a Promotion

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Looking to land your next big promotion? Learn how to showcase your skills and stand out from the crowd.  Guests discuss how project and program managers can climb the career ladder by showing they have what it takes to get the job done.

  • Moira Alexander, PMP, founder of PMWorld 360 Magazine in Langley, British Columbia, Canada, outlines four steps that will help project professionals prepare themselves to take the next big step in their careers.
  • Amber Simonsen, PMP, director of guest product development and delivery for Alaska Airlines in Seattle, Washington, USA, shares how crafting a plan to improve project delivery inspired her boss to create a new leadership role—and give her a promotion.
  • Diane Hatton, director of the Brookhaven National Laboratory Nuclear and Particle Physics Directorate Office of Project Planning and Oversight—accelerator projects in Brookhaven, New York, USA, discusses how to identify skill gaps and invest in professional development that will advance your career.

Key Themes:

[00:23] What does it take to get a promotion?

[03:09] 4 tips for landing a promotion

[06:42] Seeing the big picture

[09:34] How to market yourself

[12:00] Climbing the career ladder

[14:59] Invest in professional development

[17:27] Crafting your personal career path

Jul 31 2019

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Rank #5: Career Development — Landing Your Dream Job with guest Manuel Salero Coca, PMP

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Global experts discuss how to ace an interview, landing your next big promotion and the skills that set top-performing project professionals apart. In this episode, you'll hear from career experts ... 

Manuel Salero Coca, managing director for PIN Technologies in Mexico City, about what it takes to become a project leader in a global company—and even start your own business.

Lindsay Scott, director of program and project management recruitment for Arras People in London, shares some of the hiring trends she’s seen taking shape in the U.K.

Deepa Kalangi, senior project manager at Magellan Health in Portland, Oregon, USA, offers tips to help job seekers answer the toughest project management interview questions.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our podcast series, ProjectifiedTM with PMI. To join the conversation online, we ask you to use #Projectified and @PMInstitute. We also encourage you to subscribe and leave a rating on Apple Podcasts or Google Play Music by clicking on the links below. Thank you very much, and stay tuned as we release more episodes of ProjectifiedTM with PMI.

For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified with PMI, subscribe to our podcast at: Apple PodcastGoogle Play MusicSoundCloudStitcher, or PMI.org/podcast.

Key Themes:

[1:15] In-demand project management skills

[4:53] How to impress a hiring manager

[6:59] Answering impossible interview questions

[9:47] The project management talent gap

[13:48] Becoming your own boss

[17:48] What sets top performers apart

[19:30] Building trust with your team

Jul 25 2018

22mins

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Rank #6: Job Skills—Fast-Paced Problem Solving

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With business moving at breakneck speeds, there’s no time to waste on persistent problems. Guests discuss how they find quick fixes under pressure and what it takes to attack complex issues at the source.

Christine Lee, PMP, associate director of project management at S&P Global in London, outlines how she empowers her team to solve problems quickly while working within a strict regulatory framework.

Roman Baranovsky, PMP, services quality assurance lead for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region at Microsoft in Moscow, outlines how he gets to the root of problems before they push his projects off track.

Chandra Shekar, PMP, general manager of IT for Schneider Electric in Bengaluru, India, shared how organizations can rethink the way project teams work to help them address issues more efficiently.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our podcast series, Projectified™ with PMI. To join the conversation online, we ask you to use #Projectified and @PMInstitute. We also encourage you to subscribe and leave a rating on Apple Podcasts or Google Play Music by clicking on the links below. Thank you very much, and stay tuned as we release more episodes of Projectified™ with PMI. For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified™ with PMI, subscribe to our podcast at: Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, Stitcher, or PMI.org/podcast.

Key Themes: [00:38] The need for speed [02:25] Finding quick fixes in a regulated environment [06:15] AI-supported problem solving [07:35] Getting to the root of the problem [09:35] The power of knowledge sharing [12:50] Building a culture of communication and transparency [16:48] The three E’s of problem solving

May 08 2019

18mins

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Rank #7: Team Leadership — Maximizing Potential with guest Andy Kaufman

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Andy defines leadership and teams in this episode; discusses trust, conflict and alignment; touches on agile principles in leading teams; emphasizes the importance of finding meaning in the work; and offers advice on dealing with "bad apples" and bringing out the best in the teams you lead.

About our Guest:

Speaker, author and executive coach Andy Kaufman has worked with thousands of individuals from hundreds of organization to help them improve their ability to deliver projects and lead teams. He has 25 years of experience in management, technology, team leadership and project management.

For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified with PMI, follow the podcast at:

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Key Takeaways:

[03:00] Definitions of leadership, from vision to potential

[08:00] The ripple effect of good and bad leadership

[10:00] A team is more than a group of individuals

[11:40] Trust is the foundation, not artificial harmony

[17:45] Team alignment requires understanding the "why"

[20:50] Applying agile principles to team leadership

[26:00] Shared leadership and meaningful work

[31:00] Dealing with "bad apples" on teams

May 02 2018

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Rank #8: Communication — Pitching Your Projects with guest Oren Klaff

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Oren Klaff, Pitch Expert and author of Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal. Stephen W. Maye is your host for Projectified with PMI. In this episode Oren explains why the art of pitching is a crucial skill for project leaders and describes ways to increase buy-in to your ideas, proposals, recommendations, and how to sell your vision of the future to your stakeholders and teams.

Oren shines a light on common pitfalls people encounter while working to inform and influence those around them as well as provide solutions to these problems. He also lends his insights into how to formulate an excellent pitch and the neuroscience behind these strategies.

For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified with PMI, follow the podcast at:

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Key Takeaways:

[:56] Pitching as a project leader: Presenting, persuading, influencing, and creating a ‘dome.’

[3:39] Under the ‘dome’; projecting the future of a project.

[4:15] Selling the future; Creating a strong pitch and following through.

[5:51] Establishing the rules under the ‘dome,’ or pitch, and the value of not answering every question.

[7:34] The trust connection when pitching a project and replacing trust with credibility and autonomy.

[9:06] The importance of autonomy.

[11:18] The three major problems Oren sees in every presentation: the information dump, the nothing-burger, and having the right information in the wrong order.

[15:23] Answering the right questions and organizing your presentation in a narrative arc: the setup, the path-to-payoff, and the payoff.

[16:50] The setup: What’s changing in the world?

[19:09] The neuroscience behind the formulas and theories Oren discussed.

Links:

Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal, by Oren Klaff

PitchAnything.com

Dec 15 2017

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Rank #9: Women in Project Leadership - Gaining Ground with guest Jane Canniff

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Jane Canniff and Carrie Fletcher discuss what it takes to be a woman in charge, and Lindsay Scott shares research on gender trends in project management.

About our Guests — Carrie Fletcher, Lindsay Scott and Jane Caniff:

Carrie Fletcher, PMP, is the senior director of health information management and the enterprise project management office (PMO) for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, Canada. She has nearly 20 years of experience in the healthcare sector.

Lindsay Scott is the director of program and project management recruitment for Arras People in London.

Jane Canniff, PMP, is a senior IT consultant who spent more than a decade working for nonprofits World Vision International and CARE in the global development sector.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our podcast series, Projectified with PMI. To join the conversation online, we ask you to use #Projectified and @PMInstitute. We also encourage you to subscribe and leave a rating on Apple Podcasts or Google Play Music by clicking on the links below. Thank you very much, and stay tuned as we release more episodes of Projectified with PMI.

For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified with PMI, subscribe to our podcast at:

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Key Themes:

[1:40] The gender pay gap in project management

[6:10] Challenges female project leaders face (Carrie Fletcher)

[8:08] Striking the right work-life balance (Carrie Fletcher)

[12:10] Gender trends in the project management profession (Lindsay Scott)

[13:45] The future of contract vs. full-time project work (Lindsay Scott)

[16:18] How to advance your career (Jane Canniff)

[20:50] Advice for female project managers (Jane Canniff)

[22:26] The value of diversity in the workforce (Jane Canniff)

Jun 27 2018

24mins

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Rank #10: Talent Management—How to Fill the Project Talent Gap

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The competition for top project talent is heating up. Global business leaders discuss how they’re attracting top performers and building their project management bench.

Frederic Casagrande, the PMO manager for Nawah Energy Company in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates shares how he’s leveraged PMI’s standards and best practices to develop a training program that helps experts in nuclear energy up their project management skills.

Thokozani Skaka, the PMO head for MTN, in Johannesburg, South Africa discusses project management talent trends in the Middle East and Africa, including the skills gaps he sees and what organizations are doing to attract top performers.

Chris Hiltbrand, the division vice president of human resources for General Dynamics Information Technology in Washington, D.C., USA, outlines which skills the company hires for—and which skills it is willing to help people develop on the job.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our podcast series, Projectified™ with PMI. To join the conversation online, we ask you to use #Projectified and @PMInstitute. We also encourage you to subscribe and leave a rating on Apple Podcasts or Google Play Music by clicking on the links below. Thank you very much, and stay tuned as we release more episodes of Projectified™ with PMI. For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified™ with PMI, subscribe to our podcast at: Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, Stitcher, or PMI.org/podcast.

Key Themes: [00:33] Project management talent gap data [02:37] Developing talent for nuclear energy projects [06:58] In-demand skills in the Middle East and Africa [08:50] How culture attracts top talent [10:29] Recruiting and retaining top talent [14:12] Developing soft skills on project teams [16:47] Measuring the success of training

Dec 12 2018

20mins

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Rank #11: Culture — Millennials in the Workforce with guest Dana Brownlee

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Dana shares insights on building strong work relationships between millennials and managers. With perspectives from both sides, she identifies behaviors and mindsets to foster cross-generational collaboration and understanding.

About our Guest:

Dana Brownlee has served as project manager and strategy consultant for IBM and AT&T, among other organizations. She is president of Professionalism Matters and the author of the upcoming book The Unwritten Rules of Managing Up: Project Management Techniques from the Trenches

For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified with PMI, follow the podcast at:

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Key Takeaways:

[02:30] Describing general distinctions of millennials

[7:10] Accommodating various communication modes

[9:20] Adapting leadership styles, relationship-building

[14:10] Work culture adjustments for millennials

[18:30] Balancing policies: opportunities vs. privileges

[22:00] How millennials are inspiring welcome changes

[26:00] Comfort with technology and fresh perspectives

[27:45] The value of meeting with people individually

[29:10} Project management skills for career success

Apr 04 2018

31mins

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Rank #12: Career Development—Professional Networking Pro-Tips

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Your professional network is a gold mine. But how can you get more from your connections without asking too much? Guests share how joining communities, volunteering professional services and building stronger relationships have helped them advance their careers.

Nina Scarnici, PMP, associate director of project management for Publicis Seattle, in Washington, USA, offers tips to help you build authentic relationships across your professional network.

Krishna Mohan, PMP, division head for program management, quality and tools for Nexteer Automotive, in Bengaluru, India, and Rick Knaggs, PMP, director of the global IT PMO for ICU Medical in San Clemente, California, USA, discuss how they bring value to others in their professional networks.

James Brady, PMP, CIO for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services shares how his professional network helped him move up the ladder and reach his career goals.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our podcast series, Projectified™ with PMI. To join the conversation online, we ask you to use #Projectified and @PMInstitute. We also encourage you to subscribe and leave a rating on Apple Podcasts or Google Play Music by clicking on the links below. Thank you very much, and stay tuned as we release more episodes of Projectified™ with PMI. For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified™ with PMI, subscribe to our podcast at: Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, Stitcher, or PMI.org/podcast.

Key Themes: [00:32] Get more from your professional network [02:20] Building relationships with new contacts [05:40] How to give back to your network [07:58] Asking for an introduction [10:30] Tapping your network for new opportunities [15:00] Strengthening connections with coworkers [17:32] How to ask for career advice

May 22 2019

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Rank #13: Career Development—In-Demand Skills and Sectors

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Seismic market shifts have reshaped entire sectors and shaken up the project landscape. Learn how global business trends are impacting the job market for project and program managers—and what skills will help future-proof your career.

Barnali Sahoo, PMO head for the Americas division of Flight Centre Travel Group, based in Montreal, New Jersey, USA, outlines the skills project managers need to respond to shifting customer demands.

Jens Wilken, executive director for the thermal power plant, desalination, solar thermal, and oil and gas division of Fichtner Consulting Engineers in Stuttgart, Germany explains why project and program managers need to up their business acumen.

Edgar Bonilla Torres, a project manager for Heliosolar, based in Bogotá, Colombia, discusses what’s next for renewable energy projects in Latin America.

Alarka Purkayastha, an engagement manager for Accenture in Bengaluru, India, shares his perspective on how the country’s IT services sector is evolving—and what skills will help project and program managers stay competitive.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our podcast series, Projectified™ with PMI. To join the conversation online, we ask you to use #Projectified and @PMInstitute. We also encourage you to subscribe and leave a rating on Apple Podcasts or Google Play Music by clicking on the links below. Thank you very much, and stay tuned as we release more episodes of Projectified™ with PMI. For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified™ with PMI, subscribe to our podcast at: Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, Stitcher, or PMI.org/podcast.

Key Themes: [00:30] Trends shaping the job market [01:45] New career opportunities in India [04:18] Delivering a better customer journey [06:20] CX: What’s at stake [09:30] The value of project management education [11:00] Renewable energy trends in Latin America [12:30] The demand for business acumen

Feb 13 2019

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Rank #14: Winning on Strategy—The Power of Project Delivery with guest Felipe Daguila

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Insights from global experts for how project and program teams can respond to shifting priorities, when to pull the plug on an outdated project—and what it takes to deliver real strategic value.

Felipe Daguila, the chief digital officer for Ooredoo Qatar, explains how increasing collaboration between the teams that create and execute on strategy improves the quality of project delivery.

Dev Ramcharan, a program director for TD in Toronto, offer tips to help teams deliver successful projects when an organization’s strategy changes midstream.

Amruta Oak, executive director of program management services for Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco, and Heather van Wyk, business program manager for Engen Petroleum in Cape Town talk about how focusing on the business case helps teams deliver programs and projects that drive the strategy forward.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our podcast series, ProjectifiedTM with PMI. To join the conversation online, we ask you to use #Projectified and @PMInstitute. We also encourage you to subscribe and leave a rating on Apple Podcasts or Google Play Music by clicking on the links below. Thank you very much, and stay tuned as we release more episodes of ProjectifiedTM with PMI.

For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified with PMI, subscribe to our podcast at: Apple PodcastGoogle Play MusicSoundCloudStitcher, or PMI.org/podcast.

Key Themes:

[0:38] The cost of poor project delivery

[2:40] Aligning projects to strategy

[4:04] How the business case helps projects deliver value

[5:25] Tying individual performance to strategy

[7:02] Responding to strategic shifts

[10:50] Key drivers of successful strategy delivery

[13:43] Building buy-in for strategic initiatives

[16:47] When to cancel a project

Aug 22 2018

20mins

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Rank #15: Agile Ways — An Ongoing Journey with guest Lauri Bingham

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Lauri Bingham, Director of Technology PMO at T-Mobile. Responsible for managing over $100M across a diverse, high-profile portfolio of national programs and projects.

Episode Description:

Stephen W. Maye is your host for Projectified with PMI. In this episode, Stephen sits down with Lauri Bingham who shares insights and lessons learned on adopting and integrating agile principles and practices into a variety of work environments. Lauri also covers the PMO’s role in supporting teams, hybrid approaches, and dealing with complexity.

For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified with PMI, follow our podcast at:

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Key Takeaways:

2:44 — the importance of 'soft' and 'big-picture' skills

@06:15 — moving from waterfall to agile/hybrid methods

@08:44 — finding the right fit for right team for right project

@11:01 — communicating successes, benefits and lessons

@12:20 — the challenges of going first and changing habits

@14:40 — a culture shift throughout organization

@19:57 — balancing waterfall and agile principles

@22:25 — letting the data lead you to the answers

@25:43 — listen to your customers, build a relationships

@30:30 — the learn-trial-learn process

@33:57 — career advice to women and young project managers

Links:

Lauri Bingham LinkedIn

Jan 10 2018

36mins

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Rank #16: Transformation—How to Manage Complexity

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Innovation, uncertainty, rapid change—the defining factors of the modern marketplace are making projects increasingly complicated. Guests discuss how they’re overcoming complexity to deliver transformative projects.

The PMO team from Telstra, Australia’s largest telecom company and this year’s PMO of the Year Award winner, explains how PMO oversight helped get the company’s capital investment portfolio back on track.

Mohammed Fakhri, AVP of global project delivery at Standard Chartered Global Business Services in Malaysia, discusses how he manages change across an interconnected project portfolio. Wale Elegbede, PMO manager for the Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine, shares how project teams navigate uncertainty on innovative healthcare projects—while also complying with strict regulations.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our podcast series, Projectified™ with PMI. To join the conversation online, we ask you to use #Projectified and @PMInstitute. We also encourage you to subscribe and leave a rating on Apple Podcasts or Google Play Music by clicking on the links below. Thank you very much, and stay tuned as we release more episodes of Projectified™ with PMI. For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified™ with PMI, subscribe to our podcast at: Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, Stitcher, or PMI.org/podcast.

Key Themes: [00:30] Defining project complexity [03:40] Telstra case study: 2018 PMO of the Year [05:30] Facilitating strategic innovation [08:00] Navigating interdependencies [10:45] What is regenerative medicine? [14:55] Planning for uncertainty [16:45] Understanding stakeholder priorities

Nov 28 2018

20mins

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Rank #17: Lessons Learned—The Value of Knowledge Transfer

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Talent turnover is unavoidable. Brain drain is not. Global experts discuss how effective knowledge transfer keeps organizations firing on all cylinders.

Mustafa Hafızoğlu, PMP, program director for Space & Defence Technologies in Ankara, Turkey, explains how his company has transformed project knowledge into a reusable commodity.

Betsy Mathew, PMP, director of organizational development and talent management for Dark Matter in Abu Dhabi, UAE, offers her take on how organizations can create an environment where knowledge flows freely.

Roger Forsgren, chief knowledge officer for NASA in Washington D.C., USA, shares how the agency’s breakthrough innovations are made possible by effective (and mandatory) knowledge management.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our podcast series, Projectified™ with PMI. To join the conversation online, we ask you to use #Projectified and @PMInstitute. We also encourage you to subscribe and leave a rating on Apple Podcasts or Google Play Music by clicking on the links below. Thank you very much, and stay tuned as we release more episodes of Projectified™ with PMI. For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified™ with PMI, subscribe to our podcast at: Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, Stitcher, or PMI.org/podcast.

Key Themes: [00:25] The business value of knowledge transfer [03:00] Building a formal knowledge bank [06:00] Retaining expertise amidst employee turnover [08:10] How to collect meaningful lessons learned [09:22] Facilitating knowledge sharing [11:05] How knowledge transfer reduces costs [14:10] Gathering and disseminating knowledge at NASA [16:30] Lessons learned for engineers [19:00] Securing top-down support

Jan 02 2019

21mins

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Rank #18: Transformation — Risks and Rewards with guest Kevin Murphy

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In this episode Kevin defines transformation, describes what’s different for leaders moving through it, and makes a case that project professionals do their best work when they attend to the physical, mental and emotional space where co-creation can be achieved.

About our Guest:

Kevin Murphy is a partner in Bain & Company's Washington, D.C. office, and head of its Center of Expertise for Co-Creation. He has more than 30 years of experience across multiple industries in leading large turnarounds and transformations.

For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified with PMI, follow the podcast at:

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Key Takeaways:

[01:30] Drivers and characteristics of transformation

[04:45] Transformation projects are marathons, not sprints

[07:45] Transformation lessons and rewards

[10:00] Risks and reasons for high failure rates

[12:55] Attitude, resolve and top-down commitment

[16:25] Engaging in conservations that break down silos

[21:15] Creating physical, mental and emotional spaces  

Apr 18 2018

25mins

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Rank #19: Innovation - Changing the Game with guest Alice Pollard

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In this episode, global project leaders discuss how to make hyper-innovation happen, the do’s and don’ts of managing virtual teams and navigating an uncertain project landscape. 

Alice Pollard, chief of staff and innovation architect for Cisco Hyper Innovation Living Labs in San Francisco, shares the success factors that helps some of the world’s largest companies collaborate on game-changing innovations.

James Stewart, vice chair for KPMG in London, talks how teams can navigate a new breed of project challenges, from breakneck speeds to real-time reporting requirements.

Fiona Charonnat, customer project and program management process owner for Ericsson in Paris, and Ibrahim Dani, director of governance for Optus Australia in Sydney, outline how leaders need to think differently when working with increasingly dispersed teams.

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Key Themes:

[2:10] Defining the skill set of the future

[5:00] When to turn to a virtual team

[6:59] How to engage dispersed team members

[11:28] Future-proofing project plans

[12:35] Running a first-of-its-kind project

[15:05] How does hyper-innovation work?

[20:40] Gaining speed without sacrificing quality

[22:55] Innovation on a shoestring

Jul 11 2018

25mins

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Rank #20: Leadership—Managing Multigenerational Teams

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The next generation of project managers isn’t satisfied with the status quo—and leaders must be ready to adapt. Guests discuss how they encourage collaboration across age groups, and a PMO director from Slack outlines how to recruit and retain young talent.

Ilinca Rolea, a junior project manager for the IT firm Cameo Global in Brussels, Belgium outlines the type of professional support she wants her managers to provide.

Andy Almenara, the PMO head for Australia’s Special Broadcasting Service in Sydney explains how proactive planning keep his multigenerational team firing on all cylinders.

Manny Ventura, PMP, the director of the business operations PMO at Slack in San Francisco, California, USA, discusses how organizations can encourage team members from different generations to build on each others’ strengths.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our podcast series, Projectified™ with PMI. To join the conversation online, we ask you to use #Projectified and @PMInstitute. We also encourage you to subscribe and leave a rating on Apple Podcasts or Google Play Music by clicking on the links below. Thank you very much, and stay tuned as we release more episodes of Projectified™ with PMI. For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified™ with PMI, subscribe to our podcast at: Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, Stitcher, or PMI.org/podcast.

Key Themes: [00:30] The multigenerational workforce [02:30] The art of communication [04:19] Setting clear expectations [06:30] Reverse mentoring [08:50] A Gen Z perspective [12:23] Competing for young project talent [16:00] Accommodating different work styles [18:56] How to spark collaboration across age groups

Mar 27 2019

22mins

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