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Opinions, research, analysis and surveys.


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

Do Away With QA (Conclusion)

- by David Ward

Organizations are releasing software as soon as possible, skimping on Quality Assurance, squeezing testers, and pointing fingers when it all goes wrong. As our series concludes, we look at the final two reasons that they should just do away with software QA completely (but not really).

5 PM Trends to Jump On in 2014

- by Chance Reichel

Project management continues to be an ever-changing dynamic, influenced by technology, globalization and lessons learned from past and current practices. Here are five important trends that successful organizations are incorporating into their project management practices.

Exploring the latest trends impacting the PM community...

The PMO Imperative

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Project Management Institute has launched a five-report thought-leadership series on strategic initiative management that examines the shifting role of PMOs from process to value delivery.

Agile2013 Roundup

- by ProjectsatWork.com

A record 1,700-plus Agile practitioners gathered at the Agile2013 conference in Nashville this week to network and learn about the latest best practices. Joined by hundreds of companies exhibiting Agile tools and services, here is a recap of industry news announced at the show, including product releases, strategic alliances and new studies.

The latest findings and figures.

PPM Systems Not Ready for BYOD

- by ProjectsatWork.com

A survey of senior executives finds lack of preparedness for the Bring Your Own Device movement within organizations, as well as a continued reliance on spreadsheets to manage large projects.

Building Project Communities

- by ESI International

How are organizations building and developing their project communities? A new survey of more than 1,800 project managers sheds light on the hiring, training and promotion of project managers across 13 industries in the public and private sectors.

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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.
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The Risk Doctor, Risk Doctor & Partners
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Contributing Editor, ProjectsAtWork
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Editorial Director, ProjectsAtWork.com
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