Projects at Work

News

The latest happenings and issues impacting the PM community...


Project of Year: Adelaide Desalination

- by ProjectsatWork.com

The South Australian Water project team managed enormous complexities to finish ahead of schedule and under budget in delivering a climate-independent source of water to a region gripped by record drought. The initiative has been named 2013 Project of the Year by the Project Management Institute.

PMI Names Project-of-Year Finalists

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Project Management Institute has chosen the finalists for its annual Project of the Year award and will announce the winner at next month’s 2013 Global Congress in New Orleans. Nominees successfully addressed a severe water shortage, pediatric care logistics, and cleaning hazardous materials.

Training for PMs Decreases

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Project managers are being shortchanged by a decrease in professional development and training opportunities, putting organizational performance at risk, a new study shows.

Agile2013 Roundup

- by ProjectsatWork.com

A record 1,700-plus Agile practitioners gathered at the Agile2013 conference in Nashville this week to network and learn about the latest best practices. Joined by hundreds of companies exhibiting Agile tools and services, here is a recap of industry news announced at the show, including product releases, strategic alliances and new studies.

Change Management Guide from PMI

- by ProjectsatWork.com

A new guide identifies effective change management practices and how practitioners and organizations can apply them in the context of portfolio, program and project management. It is available as a free download for a limited time.

Deltek Acquires Acumen

- by ProjectsatWork.com

The deal adds planning, analytics and risk management capabilities to Deltek’s enterprise project and program management solutions for professional services firms and government contractors.

The Federal Cost of Bad PM

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Government organizations are risking $148 million for every $1 billion spent on programs due to ineffective program management, according to a Project Management Institute study presented to the Government Efficiency Caucus this month.

Compuware Partners with IBM

- by ProjectsatWork.com

The partnership with IBM will offer global services organizations access to advanced business analytics within the Compuware Changepoint PSA/PPM solution. In addition, Changepoint has added a critical document generation system from Intelledox.

PMI Testifies Before Homeland Security

- by ProjectsatWork.com

At a Congressional subcommittee hearing held April 24, Project Management Institute shared lessons learned on how the Department of Homeland Security can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its programs.

Rally Acquires Social Collaboration Hub

- by ProjectsatWork.com

The acquisition of Flowdock expands Agile software development provider’s global footprint and adds its first international R&D site in Helsinki.

ADVERTISEMENT

SPONSORS

EVENTS

Kevin G: "Your project triangle comparison of Agile to Waterfall is excellent. It is a gr…" on Align the PMO with Agile
February 22, 2017

Peter W: "And so she did! How could I overlook that. I'm happy. Thanks Vicki!" on PM Obstacles: Unrealistic Goals
February 21, 2017

Aaron S: "@Peter ... and Vicki delivered five obstacles. This article features No. 4 and N…" on PM Obstacles: Unrealistic Goals
February 21, 2017

Peter W: "Ahw, Vicky!? In November you promised us five obstacles?" on PM Obstacles: Unrealistic Goals
February 21, 2017

 

TOP CONTRIBUTORS

Bart Gerardi

Director, Software Development, Audible.com
Bart has been in ecommerce for over 20 years, and can’t imagine a …

Andy Jordan

President, Roffensian Consulting Inc.
Andy Jordan is a well known author and speaker on project management and…

Beth Spriggs

Vice President, Technology, Leadership for Educational Equity
Author of The Project Manager’s Little Book of Cheats. Available o…

Vicki Wrona

President, Forward Momentum, LLC
Vicki Wrona is the founder and President of Forward Momentum, a PMI Regi…

Kathleen O'Connor

I’m a freelance journalist and digital content strategist with 15+…

Aaron Smith

Editorial Director, ProjectsAtWork.com
Aaron has served as the editor of ProjectsAtWork since 2001, leading its…

BLOGS

TOOLS & TRAINING

project management software
     

Deltek’s Project & Portfolio Management suite helps businesses and organizations of all sizes drive project & portfolio management through informed project selection, realistic planning, reliable execution and, ultimately-consistent project success.

project management software
     

Sciforma provides a flexible and easy to use Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management software solution for industries and companies of all sizes.

     

Take your project delivery capability to the next level. Our PM and Agile training is practical and hard-hitting, focusing on the topics that make the most impact. We are a PMI R.E.P. and an expert in maximizing knowledge transfer.

project management software
     

Mavenlink delivers enterprise-class Software as a Service (SaaS) that transforms how businesses work with distributed teams around the globe. Our software combines collaborative project management with resource planning and business insights.

ADVERTISEMENTS