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AtTask Renamed Workfront

- by ProjectsatWork.com

The name change is designed to better reflect the company’s focus on enterprise work management solutions.

QSM Updates Software Almanac

- by ProjectsatWork.com

The new edition, the first update since 2006, provides project managers and executive management with the latest data and research on the state of software development, including an extensive focus on agile methodology.

Help Wanted: Digital PM

- by Carol Ann Willhite

A timely research report identifies the professional skills, experience and education levels that employers are seeking in digital project manager candidates — a rapidly growing role in web-centric organizations ranging from advertising agencies to software developers.

Phoenix Rising: Tales from PMI Global Congress 2014

- by Andy Jordan

There were sessions galore, knowledge from all corners of the globe and vital in-person networking opportunities. There were also peanut butter cups, free pins and an unexpected emergency that prompted efforts illustrating disaster recovery at its finest. Take a trip back to the 2014 PMI Global Congress--and take away more valuable lessons from a PM who was in the heart of it all.

Changepoint Acquires Daptiv

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Market leaders in project portfolio management software join forces to bring on-premise, hosted and pure SaaS solutions to small and large organizations.

IIBA Launches BABOK Review

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Reflecting an enterprise-wide view, a common language model and expanded perspectives that include Agile, the third version of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK Guide) has been released by the International Institute of Business Analysis for review by practitioners worldwide.

New Practice Guide on Complexity

- by ProjectsatWork.com

A new guide from Project Management Institute helps practitioners and organizations understand and address complexity in projects, including sections on alignment, behavior, standards and developing an action plan.

2014 Pulse of Profession

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Project Management Institute’s annual global outlook finds that the high cost of low performance remains a threat to organizational strategic initiatives. The keys to success are: developing people through training; improving project, program and portfolio management capabilities; and establishing benchmarks and metrics for project outcomes.

Compuware Sells Changepoint

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Marlin Equity Partners is set to acquire Compuware's Changepoint, Professional Services and Uniface business units for $160 million.

PMO of Year: Canada Health Infoway

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Charged with accelerating the development and adoption of electronic health IT projects, Infoway’s portfolio management office oversees more than 600 active and completed project phases, with about 150 active project phases reporting each month.

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