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Coordination and collaboration … metrics and methods … PMOs, standards and training … knowledge-sharing and decision-making.


Best practices, lessons learned and advice from your peers in the trenches.

Managing Risk in Complex Projects

- by David Hillson

Complex projects feature interconnections and dependencies that create unpredictability and particular types of unforeseeable or emergent risks. To cope with these special challenges, we must go beyond traditional risk management processes and develop flexibility and resilience at multiple levels.

New Practice Guide on Complexity

- by ProjectsatWork.com

A new guide from Project Management Institute helps practitioners and organizations understand and address complexity in projects, including sections on alignment, behavior, standards and developing an action plan.

Thought-leaders and practitioners give voice to the latest trends, techniques and tools.

Web Work

- by Dave Prior

Carson Pierce, director of project management for web design firm Yellow Pencil, discusses the recent Digital PM Summit and how it differed from other PM conferences … why pure Scrum is a tough sell to clients ... and the community’s efforts to develop a methodology that addresses the unique challenges faced by digital project managers. [19:00]

The Art of Software Development

- by Dave Prior

Jakob Wolman is an agilist, gamestorming facilitator, unabashed advocate of alternative running shoes and a program committee member for next month’s Øredev Developer Conference in Sweden. Here, he talks about what makes the show unique, software development as an art form, and the best running shoes. [11:00]

There's no one right way to get the job done — it's about context and striking a balance that suits the situation. Let's compare and contrast different approaches.

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TOP CONTRIBUTORS

Dave Prior

Agile Consultant, BigVisible Solutions
Dave Prior, PMP, CST, MBA is an Agile Consultant for BigVisible where he…

Andy Jordan

President, Roffensian Consulting Inc.
Andy Jordan is a well known author and speaker on project management and…

David Hillson

The Risk Doctor, Risk Doctor & Partners
Dr David Hillson - The Risk Doctor. Global authority on risk, combining …

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Contributing Editor, ProjectsAtWork
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Editorial Director, ProjectsAtWork.com
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