How to be a Program Manager in Agile Organizations

Social, Agile and Transformation

"We don't need program managers," said the agile leader. Surely, many of the responsibilities we expected of program and project managers have shifted since the pre-agile world. . Let's think about that for a few seconds.

FDIC Part 370 Program Management

Perficient - Digital Transformation

A bank’s response to Part 370 will require a multi-year, multi-functional program that could encompass dozens of individual projects. Given the scope and scale of affected institutions, most will already have several layers of project management responsible for different areas of the business. An attempt to decentralize the management of this program to individual functions will invite a disorganized response and will likely lead to missed deadlines and incomplete requirements.


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Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute CERT Insider Threat Program Manager Certification


They now offer a certificate program leading to an Insider Threat Program Manager (ITPM) certificate. Insider Threat Program Manager (ITPM) Certificate. The ITPM certificate program will assist insider threat program managers developing a formal insider threat program. Insider Threat Program Team Members. Insider Threat Program Managers. By Bob Gourley.

Join Architects, Planners, Program Managers, Data Scientists at 4th Annual Cloudera Federal Forum in DC 25 Feb


Track sessions will focus on: Enabling Business Results with Big Data — How to enable agency programs that will yield enormous value through big data to deliver actionable information and measureable results. Director of Product Management, Cloudera. Principal Product Marketing Manager, Informatica. Director of Product Management, Cloudera. Government is ever more reliant on data to deliver on mission and programs. By Bob Gourley.

Discuss SCOM 1801 Migration Plans With Microsoft Program Manager


System Center offers enterprise-class data center management for your IT environments. The post Discuss SCOM 1801 Migration Plans With Microsoft Program Manager appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair. Microsoft released System Center 1801 in February. SCOM 1801 is part of Microsoft System Center suite. System Center, version 1801 (semi-annual channel) and download the evaluation version from here.

Time To Rethink Channel Incentives And Program Management (CIPM)?

Forrester's Customer Insights

channel partners distribution channels - ISVs OEMs & VARs integrated marketing (cross-channel) partner & affiliate marketing partner relationship management (PRM) alliances channel Channel Data (CDM) Channel Incentives channel marketing channel sales Incentives Partner Programs Partner Relationship Management Shadow Channels Through-ChannelChannel incentives are used to improve indirect sales performance, orchestrate partners’ behavior, and engender channel loyalty.

Gartner Predicts 3 Digital Business Impacts on PPM


The time to elevate enterprise-level support and coordination across emerging product, program and portfolio management (PPM) capabilities for digital business is now. By 2023, agile PPM will replace project management as the dominant approach for effective enterprise change and outcomes. As the shift from project to product management takes place, there is more emphasis on ongoing product transformation and, in turn, increased user satisfaction.

Best of WPC 2013: 28 Awesome User Experience Demos with.

IT Pros Rock!

James van den Berg, MVP Cloud and Datacenter Management. Configuration Manager. This week at our Worldwide Partner Conference 2013 , Jensen Harris, Director of Program Management for Windows User Experience, delivered an outstanding demo-heavy session that showcased end-to-end enhancements in Windows 8.1 Sign in. IT Pros ROCK! at Microsoft. Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Search Blogs.

Enterprise Agile: One Size Does Not Fit All

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Continuous, sustainable steering committee reviews help push critical program decisions, and a standard planning cycle creates visibility and effective management of enterprise dependencies. For instance, Scrum, the most popular and widely adopted agile method, concentrates on managing tasks within a team-based environment. A more radical approach, Extreme Programming (XP), zeroes in on software engineering while wrapping in novel approaches to boost quality.

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Project Portfolio Management: Why Now?

CIO Dashboard

Over the years as a consultant in the area of Project Portfolio Management (PPM), I’ve noticed that shifts in the economy prompt executives to consider adopting PPM. According to an industry analyst firm, “by 2016, 70% of the most profitable companies will manage their business processes using real-time predictive analytics or extreme collaboration.” In the end real results fall short due to ineffective scope, issue and dependency management. Guest post by Sanjay Sharma.

Windows 11's DirectStorage tech will also come to Windows 10


Microsoft program manager Hassan Uraizee said the company is committed to ensuring that when developers adopt a new API, they can reach as many gamers as possible with it.

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: FedRAMP PMO Releases First.

Cloud Musings

Late today the FedRAMP Program Management Office released the first list of certified Third Party Assessment Organizations (3PAOs). qualifies 3PAOs according to two requirements: Independence and quality management in accordance with ISO standards. Cloudcuity Secure, Unified Cloud Management and Control Services. Currently, he serves as Vice President & General Manager Cloud Services for NJVC, LLC. Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson.

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The Ultimate High Performing Teams

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What I learned is that a high performing orchestra has some real similarities to business projects and program teams – at least how we hope that they will operate- and is composed of: highly skilled team members. An interesting aspect of Nierenberg’s program is that he sources all of the musicians locally and only conducts a short practice session before the program starts. Last week was a big one for me and for Diamond.

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Business Change Management Using Weak Signals

CIO Dashboard

A Fortune 500 company embarks on an ambitious program to implement a Master Data Management solution. Three years and a $100M later, executive leadership decides that too much money has been sunk into the program and the anticipated objectives have not been realized. The program is shut down. With all of the talk of business change management over the years, does anyone even know what it means or how to do it? How Can Project Managers Detect Weak Signals?

Inside the Huddle: Connecting Strategy with Execution

CIO Dashboard

Business Strategy IT Strategy Project and Program Management CIO Diamond Digital IQ Execution IT Governance IT Investment IT Strategy & Leadership mobilization Project Management strategy Technology Innovation co-authored with John Sviokla. We’ve hit the point in the summer when football training camps are almost upon us one of our favorite times of the year.

Data Center Jobs: McKinstry

Data Center Knowledge

At the Data Center Jobs Board, we have a new job listing from McKinstry, which is seeking a Program Manager- Data Centers. Data Center Jobs

3 Steps to Start Lean Portfolio Management


Organizations are increasingly looking to agile frameworks to manage costs while delivering value and agility effectively. But SAFe is a complex and multifaceted scaling framework, and successful implementation requires commitment from program and portfolio management leaders.

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Microsoft is (mostly) killing off Flash at the end of 2020


Now, Microsoft program manager Suchithra Gopinath writes that the company is dropping support for Flash Player in Edge, Edge Legacy, and Internet Explorer on December 31, 2020

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Data Center Jobs: McKinstry

Data Center Knowledge

At the Data Center Jobs Board, we have a new job listing from McKinstry, which is seeking a Electrical Program Manager in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Read More. Data Center Jobs

At Microsoft Build, a tech demo reborn as a sitcom

Computerworld Vertical IT

But at this week’s Build event, Scott Hanselman , Microsoft partner program manager, brought back some of the fun with a non-keynote keynote that played like a sitcom. Disclosure: Microsoft is a client of the author.

Xbox Just Made a Compelling Argument to Buy a Xbox Series X at Launch. If You Have the Right TV


In a press release this morning, Jason Ronald, Director of Program Management for Xbox Series X, said that the company’s next-gen console will launch with thousands of compatible games—going all the way back to the original Xbox—all thanks to backwards compatibility.

Improving the USMC’s Legacy Logistics System (GCSS-MC): A Business Opportunity


This includes modernization of GCSS-MC’s engineering, infrastructure, logistics and program management. Industries that are interested in helping SPAWAR System Center Atlantic (SSC LANT) improve a bloated old legacy system will be interested in the Global Command Support System Marine Corps (GCSS-MC). SSC LANT has been hired by Marine Corps to make this system faster. SSC LANT has formed an Integrated Product Team (IPT) (cross-functional teams. To read more please log in. Login.

System 236 [tech]: Can Small Businesses use Windows.

Sean Daniel

Yours Truly (Sean Daniel) talking about MultiPoint Varvid ‘s Aaron Booker caught up with influential blogger and Microsoft SBS Program Manager Sean Daniel to discuss how Multipoint ‘s traditionally education-focused offering can also work well for small- to medium-sized businesses. [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Friday, May 20, 2011. Can Small Businesses use Windows MultiPoint Server?

Boeing shifts its team leaders for space station and Starliner space programs


As a new commercial-centric era dawns for the International Space Station, Boeing is realigning its top managers for the space station program — and for the program that’s working to send Starliner capsules there and back.

Microsoft hands IT admins beefed-up Windows release health hub

Computerworld Vertical IT

This will be a phased rollout and we expect this information experience to be available to all applicable customers by the end of April," Mabel Gomes, senior communications program manager in the Windows group, said in a March 25 post to a company blog.

Gartner Focuses on Algorithms as the Foundation to Digital Business

Social, Agile and Transformation

As I've been saying on this blog for some time (see posts on agile thinking, cultural practices, and program management) digital transformation is not a bunch of business driven projects that have a beginning and an end. Gartner filled their opening keynote with lots of advice for the Digital CIO.

CTOvision Pro: A Subscription Based Research and Analysis Service


Enterprise architects, program managers and acquisition professionals gain insights into the rapidly shifting technology landscape. CTOvision Pro is our subscription based research and analysis service. CTOvision Pro provides subscribers with more in-depth research, analysis and reporting on topics that matter to enterprise IT.

Hire the Right Teachers for Better Security Awareness


This module on avoiding phishing scams at work is something every employee should want to know about and yet, like many security programs, this one is creating very little engagement. Finding the right talent with the right skills to lead your training program is critical. [tech]: Small Business Server 7?Interview with.

Sean Daniel

Björn Levidow, Group Program Manager for SBS, tells us about some of the new enhancements in the next version of Windows Small Business Server 2008 (SBS 2008), currently called "SBS 7" for short. [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Tuesday, October 05, 2010. Small Business Server 7–Interview with Björn Levidow.

Discovering Windows Server Codename ?Aurora? -

Sean Daniel

Discovering Windows Server Codename “Aurora” HP has teamed up with Becky Och’s, one of our Senior Program managers on the team to talk about what’s in Windows Server Codename ”Aurora”, the new cloud integrated version of Small Business Server. [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Monday, July 19, 2010.

SMB 42 [tech]: Windows Home Server ?Vail? Drive Extender.

Sean Daniel

Mark Vayman, a lead program manager on the Home and Small Business Server team just tossed out all the new features in Windows Home Server Drive Extender, version 2. [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Tuesday, April 27, 2010. Windows Home Server “Vail” Drive Extender V2–New Features.

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Axiologic Solutions Seeks Chief Technology Officer


I’ve seen first hand how this team is delivering value to a wide range of clients via expert program management, strategic consulting and IT management. Axiologic Solutions is one of the more virtuous and mission-focused companies in the national security ecosystem. Axiologic is looking for a CTO to help ensure a continued ability to deliver […]. CTO News

The Most Simple, Agile, Portfolio Management Tool

Social, Agile and Transformation

Today, I am going to share the most simple, agile, program management tool. It doesn''t require an expensive enterprise portfolio management tool and can be easily implemented in almost any SaaS database or workflow tool that can support lists and forms. about me agile planning cio it management project management I''ve implemented a versions of this tool in every organization I''ve been a part of for the last ten years.

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Microsoft is finally fixing Windows 10 rearranging apps on multiple monitors

The Verge

The technical terminology we use to describe this problem is known as Rapid Hot Plug Detect (Rapid HPD),” explains Michelle Xiong , a program manager on the graphics team at Microsoft.

Rethinking The Resume: How Marketers Should Market Themselves


Instead, consider thinking about the CV as a “marketing data sheet” about you: You’re selling a unique, differentiated individual, with a career arc and set of achievements that will uniquely solve the hiring (and functional) need of the buyer (hiring manager). Hiring managers want that.

Cognitio Is Sponsoring The CTOvision Synergy Conference


Invited speakers and attendees include policy-makers, architects, program managers and influencers in the federal government and the most forward thinking engineers, architects and innovators in the American technology ecosystem. By Katie Kennedy. Please SAVE THE DATE for the 1st Annual Cognitio/ CTOvision Synergy Conference. EVENT: The CTOvision Synergy Conference. WHEN: 30 Apr 2015. WHERE: Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner.

Fuel Digital Business With Product Management


The days of traditional product management are no more. Digital business has updated the responsibilities of product managers to include managing innovation and rallying relevant stakeholders to evolve their organization's product strategy. The scope of digital product management has expanded, so IT and digital business leaders must cater to this change. By 2020, organizations that have embraced the product management model will outperform those that have not.

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Microsoft Word’s dark mode is getting even darker

The Verge

This has been a long-requested feature from many of Office Insiders and we’re excited to make it happen,” explains Ali Forelli , a program manager on Microsoft’s Word team. Microsoft is improving the dark mode in Word to make it even darker.

Palo Alto Federal Forum 20 May 2015 at Newseum


Or do you manage security projects for your organization? This event is suitable for Palo Alto Networks experts and newcomers, as well as Program managers and those across your organization’s security responsibilities: SOC operators. Featuring Jeff Wagner, Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Are you responsible for network security? You may want to check out the 2015 Palo Alto Federal Forum on 20 May 2015 at the Newseum in Washington, DC.

TechNet Radio: (Part 7) Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud - Configuration Management

IT Pros Rock!

Program Manager Michael Greene to the show as they discuss the importance of configuration management for organizations that are starting to leverage the cloud for their daily operations. 2:30 ] When an organization is beginning to leverage the cloud, why is Configuration Management important? [ Automation configuration Powershell Microsoft Azure Platform Windows Server 2012 Windows PowerShell Configuration Manager DevOps Windows Azure

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The 10th Cyber & Information Security Research (CISR) Conference at Oak Ridge Tn, 7-9 April 2015


The conference brings together cyber security researchers, program managers, decision makers, security vendors, and practitioners to discuss many challenging tasks and novel solutions pertaining to cyber security. manufacturing program ( By Charles Hall. We noticed an event readers in the great state of Tennessee may take an interest in.

Basis Technology Hosts 9th Annual Human Language Technology Conference


The conference will gather directors, senior officials, linguists, technologists, product owners, and program managers whose mandate is shaped by getting the most out of HLT. By Bob Gourley. One of the key sponsors of our 30 April Synergy Forum is Basis Technology. Basis is a company we have tracked for years, and have watched as they have become part of the fabric of solutions now serving billions of people.

Stand By For Reporting From the Intelligence and National Security Summit 18-19 Sep 2014 #Intelligence2014


Managing Director. National Intelligence Manager, Far East. Deputy Associate Director for Performance and Personnel Management. Office of Management and Budget. ISR Capture Staffing Manager. Director, Insider Risk Management. Managing Director Security. Executive Director CyberSkills Management. Deputy Director for Intelligence for Strategic Programs. Deputy Program Manager. Office of Personnel Management.

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