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Options to Address Project Cost Risk

- by Michael Bissonette

Project costs receive serious scrutiny from executives and stakeholders who use ROI and other financial metrics to judge organizational performance. Here is a checklist of questions to help project leaders and their teams determine the best available options for responding to project cost risks and issues that may arise.

Survey Seeks Answers on Ethics in Workplace

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Effective leadership depends on making ethical choices. Project Management Institute, in conjunction with QED Consulting, is conducting a survey to better understand global differences in ethical decision-making at work. Your participation is appreciated.

The latest happenings and issues impacting the PM community...

The Adaptable State CIO

- by ProjectsatWork.com

State IT leaders are adapting to an evolving technology environment, particularly in the area of agile and incremental software delivery, according to a new survey. However, workforce challenges persist in recruitment, development and retention of IT professionals.

The State of (Interrupted) Work

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Wasteful meetings, excessive oversight and email remain a major drain on productivity in the workplace, according to a recent survey. Also, a majority of office workers expect to be working remotely in the coming years.

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The Power of Less

- by Lisa Earle McLeod

“Essentialism” is more than a time-management or productivity technique. It is a systemic discipline that drives us to ask questions that go deeper than “Is this meeting important?” and venture “Is this project actually going to make a difference in our organization?” And it requires the scheduling of “blank space.”

Find the Hidden Leader

- by Scott Edinger and Laurie Sain

How does an organization ensure that its corporate culture recognizes, supports and enables high integrity? An important step is to identify the “hidden” leaders who help facilitate solutions on project and programs. Here are some examples of how they can be found.

Reports from vendors, analysts and consultants...

Seeing Is Believing

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Organizations need visibility in six key areas in order to successfully manage their initiatives — forecasting, collaboration, risk and opportunity management, project portfolio management, change management and actionable information. The right software can help, reducing surprises and enabling predictability to deliver better results.

The State of Scrum

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Scrum has been at the forefront of a revolution in how software is developed and deployed. Who is using it? How? And why? In this exclusive 48-page report from ProjectsAtWork, Scrum Alliance and ProjectManagement.com, 500 professionals share their answers.

Presentations from experts in the field...

Death to Spreadsheets: 3 Ways to Increase Your IT Project Visibility

There is a better way—a way to avoid using multiple tools that scatter your project data, don’t relate to one another, and fail to provide the visibility you need. Attend this free webinar and you’ll learn: 1. The five main reasons IT projects lack visibility 2. How to get project data you can trust 3. How to break free from spreadsheet purgatory 4. How to prove your value and your results You’ll also learn how AtTask delivers a solution that goes beyond project management and encourages accountability, visibility, and efficiency—making it possible for you and your team to do your best work in an environment that fosters productivity, motivation, and results.

Begin Maturing Integrated Program Management (IPM) In Your Organization Today!

To help Program Management Offices (PMOs) and project teams learn more about this exciting new concept, Deltek is hosting an IPM webcast -- and you and your project team are invited! By attending this one hour webcast you will learn: ·What IPM is and why it is important ·How IPM can help PMOs and project teams ·How you can leverage IPM to save time and money on your projects

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