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PMI Project of Year: Prairie Waters

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Completed two months ahead of schedule and $100 million under budget, the CH2M HILL-led Prairie Waters Project has received Project Management Institute's 2011 Project of the Year Award.

Dell Wins PMO of the Year

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With an unprecedented 96 percent project success rate, Dell Services’ Healthcare and Life Sciences team wins the 2011 Project Management Office of the Year award.

Mindjet Acquires Cohuman

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Mindjet is also introducing a cloud-based collaboration service and a new version of its collaborative work management solution.

RMC Creates Guide for PMI Agile Exam

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RMC has partnered with Agile thought-leader Mike Griffiths to create a PMI-ACP exam prep guide, which will be available early next year.

This Just In…

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The Agile2011 Conference drew more than 1,600 attendees to Salt Lake City, where dozens of companies showcased new technology solutions and training offerings. Here is a recap from the busy exhibition floor.

RMC Hires BA Expert

Trainer and author Barbara Carkenord joins RMC to lead newly formed business analysis training practice.

Status Meetings Stink?

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A survey finds 70 percent of information workers don’t believe status meetings help them accomplish work tasks, and 40 percent view status meetings as a waste of time.

Eli Goldratt Dies at Age 64

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The developer of Theory of Constraints and Critical Chain Project Management, Goldratt’s influence was deepest in manufacturing and military sectors, and his ideas were widely discussed in project management circles.

PMI Survey: Organizational Trends

The Project Management Institute’s Pulse of the Profession report offers data on organizational project management trends.

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