Category: Industry News

Top 5 predictions for project management in 2016

A new year always brings new opportunities to look ahead, both in planning and predicting what the year will bring. In an article on cio.com, Brad Egeland outlines his top 5 predictions for project management in 2016.

“As a discipline, I see project management as being fairly static. Still, there are changes and movements happening.”

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ESI’s top 10 project management trends for 2015

ESI International, one of the world leaders in project management training, offered its thoughts on the top 10 trends in project management for 2015.

“The 2015 trends reveal that project managers (PMs) will be impacted by many changes this year including more hybrid environments, an increasing demand for talent management, and a growing need to more closely align project outcomes with organisational strategy.”

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CHAOS 2009 Results — Surprising news

Boston, Massachusetts, April 23, 2009 – New Standish Group report shows more project failing and less successful projects. The Standish Group‘s just-released report, “CHAOS Summary 2009,” “This year‘s results show a marked decrease in project success rates, with 32% of all projects succeeding which are delivered on time, on budget, with required features and functions” […]

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Lessons From the World‘s Best Project Managers

by Lindsay Blakely How many times have you said, “I wish I knew then what I know now”? Many a project manager has had the same thought. We asked the managers behind big ventures, including the development of the battery for General Motors’ Chevy Volt, Facebook’s home page redesigns, and Method’s growing line of green […]

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Drawing the Line. There is a fine line between too much and too little project governance.

by Guy Jelley As the management framework within which project decisions are made, project governance differs vastly from corporate governance, and unlike the King III legislation that presides over South African businesses, it needs to be fit for purpose per project and organisation. It is widely accepted that project governance is fundamental to ensuring project […]

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