Project Management Update from Kraków


Portfolio Experience Conference in Warsaw; PMI Poland Chapter Project of the Year; Agile Europe 2016; Pint of PM in Brussels

By Artur Bialy

Kraków, Poland

Portfolio Experience Conference in Warsaw

Another edition of the conference Portfolio Experience has finished recently in Marriott Hotel in Warsaw. It gathered nearly 100 participants interested in the subject of project portfolio management and design office. Conference Portfolio Experience is the only such event in Poland, which collects in one place such a large group of people strongly associated with the PMO.


The conference was aimed at exchange of experience between the key persons responsible for the operation of PMO organizations, knowledge of best practices and knowledge on emerging trends in foreign markets. This year’s edition was first divided into two days conference and workshop, and its main theme was the transformation of the PMO in response to the expectations of the business.

Project of the Year – PMI Poland Chapter

On behalf of the Project Management Institute Chapter Poland we invite to participate in the next edition of the Competition for the Design of the Year.

Entries can be submitted until 30 September 2016.

PMI Project of the Year Competition PC is the ability to check in the course of the competition for the prestigious title of the Project of the Year in two categories:

-traditionally managed TPM (including also hybrid – a combination of conventional management agile)

-project managed nimbly APM (Agile)


To read entire report, click here



About the Author

Artur Bialy

Kraków, Poland


Artur Bialy
is an experienced project manager, program manager and technical manager/leader, with approximately 15 years of experience managing IT projects on various levels. He has managed the implementation of complex internet applications, data warehouse and real-time systems. Artur has worked in various roles for international companies in Poland, Ireland, France and Spain. He is an expert in IT project management, business intelligence and real-time applications. Mr. Bialy graduated from the University of Technology and Science, the Department of Computer Science, where he conducted research into Intelligent Agent Systems and Artificial Intelligence. Artur holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Computer Science. He also holds the Project Management Professional (PMP ®) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and is an active member of PMI; he was a founding member of the PMI Poland Chapter. He is involved in new agile project management practices, works as an active Scrum Master and helps in implementations of lean/agile practices. He is certified Scrum Master and as one of few in Poland – Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP) by Scrum Alliance. Artur is a Member of PMI® and the Scrum Alliance (Certified ScrumMaster).

Artur Bialy lives in Kraków, Poland and can be contacted at [email protected].

Artur’s project management blog can be found at http://www.bialy.eu.

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