Projectified With PMI
Communication — The Path to Payoff with guest Oren Klaff
Picking up our previous conversation on "pitching projects," Oren practices what he preaches — diving right into describing "a path to payoff" to follow when running team meetings or presenting a solution to stakeholders. About our Guest: Oren Klaff is author of Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal and an investment banker who has raised more than $1 billion for entrepreneurs. For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified with PMI,...
Digital Transformation — What It Takes with guest Anand Swaminathan
Anand Swaminathan, a senior partner at McKinsey and Stephen W. Maye continue their conversation about what digital transformation means today, and why it’s important to almost every organization’s future. Real-world business examples of digital transformation enlighten part two of our conversation with Anand, as we dive more deeply into the role of cross-functional teams and discuss the culture challenges that must be addressed. Anand Swaminathan is also one of the authors of Digital @...
Creativity — Part of the Process with guest Scott Berkun
Best-selling author of The Dance of the Possible, The Year Without Pants and other books, Scott is a former Microsoft project manager, a creative-thinking teacher, and a popular speaker. Episode Description: We return to the oft-neglected role of creativity in project management as Scott shares insights on bringing fresh-thinking and innovative problem-solving to your projects and teams, regardless of the work environment. For an easy way to stay up-to-date on Projectified with PMI,...
Agile Ways — An Ongoing Journey with guest Lauri Bingham
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,...
Communication — Pitching Your Projects with guest Oren Klaff
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...
Creativity — Make It Part of Your Toolkit with guest Scott Berkun
Scott Berkun is a bestselling author, sought after speaker, and former Microsoft project manager. Stephen W. Maye is your host for Projectified with PMI. In this episode Stephen discusses creativity withScott explains creativity’s often misunderstood and neglected role in project work, how to foster and apply creativity in process-oriented environments today, and why it will become even more important in the future of project professionals. Scott describes creativity as a creation and...
Career Development — Your Personal Project with guest Jacqueline Van Pelt, PMP
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...
Artificial Intelligence — Opportunities Ahead with guest Dr. Michael Chui
Dr. Michael Chui of the McKinsey Global Institute. Dr. Michael Chui is a technologist by training, a computer and cognitive scientist, author, and frequent speaker at major global conferences. Stephen W. Maye is your host for Projectified with PMI. In this episode, Stephen talks with Michael Chui who has conducted lots of fascinating research around automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and digitization. Michael shares research on the impact that artificial...
Digital Transformation — Why It Matters with guest Anand Swaminathan
Anand Swaminathan, a senior partner at McKinsey and Stephen W. Maye talk about what digital transformation means today, why it’s important to almost every organization’s future, the role of project management and realising its benefits, the risks and challenges it introduces, and the changes it can bring to your work culture, teams and customer experiences. Anand Swaminathan is also one of the authors of Digital @ Scale: The Playbook You Need to Transform Your Company. Anand covers some...