Projects at Work

What’s Next?

Alignment of standards, competency-based certifications, increased corporate visibility and growing emphasis on value realization are some of the emerging trends in the world of project management for 2006 and beyond.

Mark Mullaly

President, Interthink Consulting Incorporated

Mark is a project management iconoclast -- love him or hate him, he stil…
Prognosticating can be a dangerous pastime. Many have tried to predict the future, only to be forced to eat their words when the future didn’t come to pass. Looking forward through 2006, however, one can argue that the stage is really already set. Barring any earth-shattering or globe-changing events, it should be reasonably possible to foresee where we’re going based upon where we’ve been. Not to mention the degree to which we have or have not made it to where we are trying to go.
So what’s next for project management? What can we foresee in the New Year for our projects, and what does that mean for us? Where are our organizations going, and what changes can we …

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