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Digital business transformation will be substantial in the next five years, and will drive strategic investment, product innovation, customer satisfaction and profits, according to a Gartner survey of CEOs and senior business executives.
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.
The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification brings its holders 20 percent more in salary than uncertified practitioners, according to a new global survey by Project Management Institute. The survey found the median salary for U.S.-based PMP holders is now $111,000.
A vital petroleum maintenance initiative in El Segundo, California — completed under budget, ahead of schedule and without any safety incidents — has been honored as the 2015 Project of the Year by Project Management Institute.
Organizations must build digital platforms to create value throughout the business, from innovative talent and leadership development to bimodal IT delivery. A new global survey of CIOs shows that a shift from fixed systems toward “platform thinking” is already under way.
Project management offices for a U.S. military financial institution, a Canadian payment processing service provider and a global ticketing company are the three finalists for Project Management Institute's 2015 PMO of the Year Award.
A global study finds that companies without tech-driven productivity strategies are suffering from inefficient process and duplicated efforts, and feeling the effects in customer satisfaction and employee retention.
A new report from Project Management Institute highlights six foundational practices for establishing an Agile culture, including rapid response to opportunities, shorter review-decision cycles, elimination of organizational silos, alignment of capabilities to strategy, a focus on change management, and integration of the customer’s voice.