The latest happenings and issues 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.
The Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act, which goes to President Obama for signature, seeks to improve efficiency with the U.S. federal government though enhanced accountability and best practices in project and program management.
The Space Foundation has received a grant from the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation to fund an initiative to help teachers and students prepare for the demands of the future workforce.
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.
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.
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act, which will reform federal program management in several ways, including the creation of a formal career path for project managers and an interagency council to share knowledge.
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.
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 by March 31 is appreciated.
The deal extends Planview's presence into the mid-market for work and resource management solutions, and creates a $180 million company with more than 3,000 customers and 700 employees.
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.