Research & Analysis
Exploring the latest trends impacting the PM community...
Project success rates have climbed and waste has fallen significantly as more organizations develop technical and leadership skills, establish project management offices to align vision with execution, and adopt agile approaches, according to Project Management Institute's latest Pulse of the Profession report.
Artificial intelligence and advance machine learning, virtual reality, conversational systems, and digital platforms are among the top technology trends that will be strategic priorities for most organizations in 2017, according to research presented by Gartner.
Few organizations reports a high degree of benefits realization management maturity, but those that do have a significant edge in achieving goals and business intent, according to a new report from the Project Management Institute. Here are the actions they take.
Project managers play a critical role in helping organizations close the gap between expectations and achievement, according to a new report from Project Management Institute. Successful practices include engaging cross-functional teams and keeping business owners informed about benefits-related issues.
Business leaders lack confidence in their ability to navigate digital transformation, according to a new global survey. Barriers to building an Agile organization include disconnect between project managers and executives, lack of transparency, poor communication, and overreliance on spreadsheets.
Organizations are wasting money on projects and missing major opportunities to add strategic value because they lack a formal, focused approach to benefits management, according to a new study from Project Management Institute.
Organizations waste an average of $122 million per $1 billion spent on projects, according to the latest Pulse of the Profession report from Project Management Institute. The findings demonstrate the need for stronger implementation of project, program and portfolio management practices.
The new edition examines the past 35 years of predictive analytics for business intelligence, focusing on five core metrics. It also includes a perspective on project management success factors and best practices for software estimation.
Smart organizations will continue to become flatter and leaner, while embracing design thinking, big data and enterprisewide agility, according to a new report that identifies the most important strategy execution trends for 2016.
Project Management Institute has launched its 2015 thought leadership series on project portfolio management, focusing on the benefits of the discipline and the challenges that organizations face in aligning projects and programs to strategy.