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The Plan to Transform Federal IT

- by Janis Rizzuto

A new federal report outlines 25 ways to reform the government’s IT programs, including creating a career path for program managers and building greater transparency into project portfolios. Essential elements transfer private-sector wisdom to the public agencies struggling to realize benefit for the billions expended. Industry supporters laud the plan and its clear accountability.

Nuclear Agency Wins PMI Award

PMI recently honored the National Nuclear Security Administration, which was able to deploy a flexible IT platform ahead of schedule, allowing project managers to filter and analyze large amounts of real-time information.

Digital Media Projects Underway at USC

- by Janis Rizzuto

The Annenberg Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California is developing projects that address technological change in social media and communications. Three major projects in web research, digital entertainment and geolocation are underway.

Top 10 PM Trends for 2011

- by ESI

The project manager’s critical success factor will be leadership skills, according to a global panel of consultants and senior executives assembled by ESI International.

The Nonprofit IT Gap: Myth or Reality?

- by Projects@Work

An overwhelming majority of nonprofit organizations report that IT is integrated into many aspects of their operations, but budget pressures pose challenges.

Daptiv Buys PPM Partner in Australia

- by Projects@Work

The acquisition of Bluenova acquisition will increase Daptiv's company revenue by about10 percent and position it to capitalize on the fast-growing market for PPM solutions in the Asia Pacific region

Join Requirements Management Survey

The second State of Requirements Management Survey, sponsored by Ravenflow and Jama Software, is open through December 10, 2010.

Has Project Success Declined?

- by Bruce McGraw, PMP

Results from the 2010 Project Resource Management Survey reveal differences of perception between upper-level executives and project managers.

CMMI Trends

- by Janis Rizzuto

The adoption of CMMI is growing among smaller working groups as the process itself evolves.

Survey Says: Delay Culprits

- by Projects@Work

The latest snapshot of project management trends and opinions from the ProjectsAtWork community…

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