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Opinions, research, analysis and surveys.


A wide range of perspectives from practitioners and peers.
Provocative thinking from the field.

Mobility Now!

- by Guy Barlow

It is no longer a question of if organizations should embrace mobility, but when. Mobile solutions offer project, program and portfolio managers unprecedented access to essential information that has a direct impact on high-stakes decision-making and communication. Those who overcome resistance and address concerns will lead the pack in innovation, opportunity and growth.

Who Cares About Tasks?

- by Dan Patterson

Wouldn't it be better if scheduling tools focused on deliverables rather than the work — the activities and tasks — needed to deliver them? Execution is about creating value, and stakeholders care little about the busy details. Project managers who get this distinction right will reap the benefits of more realistic and achievable plans.

Exploring the latest trends impacting the PM community...

Sound PM Practices Pay Off

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Project Management Institute’s latest Pulse of the Profession report shows how high-performing organizations embed efficiency by developing strategies, techniques and teams built from use of sound project management practices.

QSM Updates Software Almanac

- by ProjectsatWork.com

The new edition, the first update since 2006, provides project managers and executive management with the latest data and research on the state of software development, including an extensive focus on agile methodology.

The latest findings and figures.

Transformation Troubles

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Large enterprises view Business Transformation as essential to their ability to compete, but struggle with execution, according to a new study by Oracle and Forbes. Here are key findings from the study, including the roles of innovation, risk, and project portfolio management tools.

Help Wanted: Digital PM

- by Carol Ann Willhite

A timely research report identifies the professional skills, experience and education levels that employers are seeking in digital project manager candidates — a rapidly growing role in web-centric organizations ranging from advertising agencies to software developers.

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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…

Bart Gerardi

Sr. Technical Program Manager, Amazon.com
Bart has been an ecommerce program manager for 15 years, and can’t…

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

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Cornelius Fichtner, PMP is a noted PMP expert. He has helped over 25,000…

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Editorial Director, ProjectsAtWork.com
Aaron has been the editor of ProjectsAtWork since 2001, leading its evol…

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Under Pressure

Posted by Aaron Smith

Our three-part series on managing the pressures of project management was a “welcome addition” to the field’s toolkit, according to reader Terry Schmidt. The series — ba...
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