Project Management Institute Launches New Reports on Organizational Agility During Sixth Annual PMO Symposium



Project Management Institute (PMI) unveiled three thought leadership reports focused on illustrating the importance of organizational agility. The new reports were released during the organization’s sixth annual PMO Symposium in Houston, where more than 500 of the world’s top Project Management Office (PMO) executives, organizational leaders and senior decision makers have gathered to discuss how organizations can achieve greater agility — the capability to quickly sense and adapt to external and internal changes to deliver relevant results in a productive and cost-effective manner.

Produced in partnership with Forbes Insights, PMI’s report — Achieving Greater Agility: The Essential Influence of the C-Suite — takes a closer look at the role the C-suite can play in driving greater organizational agility. PMI’s thought leadership piece — Achieving Greater Agility: The Critical Need for Cross-Functional Collaboration — examines the lines of business and how companies can create a culture that encourages dynamism and innovation. Created in partnership with KPMG, the organization’s other report — Achieving Greater Agility: The Vital Role of Culture and Commitment — explores key factors that will help accelerate an organization’s transformation.

New Salesforce And Google Partnership Shakes Up The Cloud Race

In a strategic partnership announced on Monday, Salesforce and Google revealed plans to integrate Google’s office software suite called G Suite with Salesforce’s core platform, an integration of Google Analytics into Salesforce’s marketing software and a mutual commitment to use each other’s products moving forward. participated to the G7 2017

September 25, 2017 / Turin: took part at the first meeting of the “I-7 Innovators’ Strategic Advisory Board on People-Centered Innovation” , the engagement group launched last May during the G7 Summit in Taormina. The group is in charge of providing guidance on emerging innovation issues.
The creation of this group proves Italian G7 Presidency’s attention towards the multiple challenges that innovation poses and that cannot be faced only at national level.The format of the Advisory Board requires that each G7 country and the EU should appoint a Focal Point who is in charge of selecting up to 5 innovators. Each country and the EU have designated their own group of innovators. Italy Focal Point is Diego Piacentini, Commissioner for the Digital Transformation.

The I-7 Innovators should call governments to action by drawing attention to the gap between the current potential of technological advances and the actual adoption from institutional organizations. The I-7 will also discuss possible measures to mitigate potential downsides of the new technologies.

The meeting will be divided in tree sessions. The first one will focus on the potential of the Artificial Intelligence for governments and citizens.Big Data will be the core theme of the second session, while the third one will deal with the future of work and how new technologies are shaping the employment models.



The French delegation



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