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Project Management News Digest from PM Advisor

ProjectPlace Launch ToDo, Freemium Stepping Stone ProjectPlace The long established collaboration tool has made a new stripped down Kanban based shared task system called ToDo.  The tool starts with  free basic module and offers to grow with you.  The system has web access as well as an iOS app. You can read a fuller review over at Gigaoam.com here. Communication: The Essential … [Read More...]

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Project Management News Digest from PM Advisor

Again another mixed bag of news from the PM profession and industry.  If you have some news and think the PM Advisor Community may be interested please contact the editorial team by filling in the form here. 5 Lessons to Ensure Project Management Success VAR Guy Brian Troy, a Product Marketing Manager recognises the challenges presented to the uninitiated project manager and recommends … [Read More...]

Three Imperatives for Good Project Managers

This is a great summary (we use the terms Big Picture, Issues and Risks) but just the same. I would add though communication as the over-arching imperative. - thanks Eric. … [Read More...]

Stepsie

Project Management News Digest

Again we offer another popular roundup of the latest news and interesting articles from the world of project management. 4 Key Skills of a Project Manager ProjectManager Rajiv Mathur has an interesting view on the 4 key skills of a PM: Discipline Planning Risk Analysis Control - quality, risk, schedule We see a few core competences missing, but were particularly surprised … [Read More...]

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Project Management News Digest

As always we offer our popular roundup of the latest news and interesting articles from the world of project management. PMI Publishes Definitive Guide to Navigating Complexity Fort Mill Times “Navigating Complexity: A Practice Guide” helps practitioners and organizations understand and address complexity in projects. The guide, which is aimed at program and project managers of all levels … [Read More...]

Project Management News Digest

APM Launches Refreshed Qualifications APM The Introductory Certificate (The APM Project Fundamentals Qualification) and APMP (The APM Project Management Qualification) have been refreshed and aligned with the new APM Body of Knowledge 6th edition.  It seems 2014 will see a complete refresh of the suite of APM qualifications along with the momentous launch of two brand-new qualifications at … [Read More...]

Project Management News Digest

Will Project Managers Survive the Agile Enterprise? ITWeb Jaco Viljoen makes some interesting observations, but seems to miss the point that there are different project types.  A professional project manager will be able to pull the methodology best suited to a specific project or group of project from their toolkit, making best use of the capabilities and resources available.  The … [Read More...]

The project top 10

A super read for a Friday afternoon … [Read More...]

Project Management News Digest w3 2014

PMI Acquires 2 Prominent PM Websites Financial Post Project Management Institute (PMI), a leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession this week announced the acquisition of ProjectManagement.com (formerly gantthead.com) and ProjectsAtWork.com; two of the largest online resources for project managers and professionals. “The combination of PMI, … [Read More...]

Updatey Coming out of Beta

We originally posted about the Updatey beta back in early November 2013, observing that the British RawJam team lead by Benjamin Dell were going after 37Signals’ Basecamp space. Since then there have been some significant strides forward, as you would expect as a Beta grows up. In late November we observed that Updatey was taking a slightly different angle to the typical project collaboration … [Read More...]

Project Management News Digest w2 2014

Well here we are, and it's 2014 already. We would like to wish all of the PM Advisor clients, readers and contributors a healthy, wealthy and successful 2014, all delivered on time and within budget of course. Here are some of the news stories that have caught our eyes over the holiday season and since returning to the office. There will be another Digest posted later this week so don't … [Read More...]

2014

Project Management News Digest wk51 2013

Project management trends to watch in 2014 TechRepublic We're nearing the holidays, and already Project Management Professionals are thinking about what this means to them. In the first of the wave of the new year in project management blogs, Andrew Makar predicts 5 Trends for 2014: Project management roles continue to develop in the business function, More project schedules will move … [Read More...]

Project Management News Digest wk50 2013

5 Insightful Project Management Lessons from Sci-Fi TheFastTrack Carol Pinchefsky suggests that there’s project management advice aplenty if you know where to look, and sees lessons in the following movies/shows: Star Trek: The Next Generation “Remember Me.” Robocop Buffy the Vampire Slayer: “Doublemeat Palace” Batman Begins, and Ghostbusters How to Ensure your Strategic … [Read More...]

Six Project Management Modes

This is a nice way of looking at the way that a PM needs to wear multiple hats with different emphasis at different stages of the day and the project lifecycle. Thanks. … [Read More...]

Project Management News Digest wk49 2013

10 Business Benefits of Project Management for SMEs Project Accelerator Paul Naybour explains his view that project management can benefit more than just the traditional big corporates, citing: Efficient service Enhanced customer satisfaction Effective service Improved team development Increased standing Service expansion Improved flexibility Improved quality Enhanced … [Read More...]

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