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Six Federal Projects Honored

- by ProjectsAtWork

Six federal projects were honored at the Project Management Excellence Awards held during the Government Information Technology Executive Council (GITEC) annual Summit.

A Guide to Lean

- by ProjectsAtWork

A new guide from PMI and the International Council on Systems Engineering identifies 300 best practices that teams and organizations can implement to reduce waste and increase project and program success.

Hiring Demand for PM Skills Grows

- by ProjectsatWork.com

In May 2012, more than 235,000 online job ads required candidates to have project management skills, a 12 percent year-over-year increase. Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Washington D.C. showed the highest demand.

Next-Gen PMO

- by ProjectsAtWork

Though project and program management offices continue to be called into question by key stakeholders, the latest ESI International survey identifies the emergence of a “next-generation” PMO.

House Caucus to Study PM Role

- by ProjectsatWork.com

A new Government Efficiency Caucus will bring together members of Congress and private sector experts to discuss the role that project management can play in improving government operations and saving money.

PMI Announces 2012 Research

- by ProjectsatWork.com

Six universities have received academic research grants from Project Management Institute to study new theories in project management, including decision-making processes, retaining specialist knowledge, and more holistic stakeholder management.

Former PMI CEO Joins IIL

Greg Balestrero will promote awareness of “corporate consciousness” and advise the project management training provider on the development of new programs that focus on leadership and accountability .

PowerSteering, Tenrox Acquired

The combination of the two companies creates a major player in the $1.3 billion project and portfolio management software market, with more than 500 customers and 150,000 users worldwide.

PMI Seeks Research Proposals

Project Management Institute is seeking proposals from scholars both within and outside the field of project management for research with a direct application to any aspect of the Project Management Body of Knowledge or its practice.

PM Guide for Pharma Industry

A new guide addresses unique aspects of project management within the pharmaceutical industry, including regulatory context, integrated validation and risk management.

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