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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.

Scrum Alliance Announces 2013 Board

- by ProjectsAtWork

The Scrum Alliance has announced its 2013 Board of Directors, including new chairman Harvey Wheaton.

PMI Announces 2013 Research Grants

- by ProjectsAtWork.com

Four academians have received research grants from Project Management Institute to investigate and improve project management practices in four areas: virtual teams, new product development, professional development and organizational project governance.

PowerSteering Adds EPM Live

- by ProjectsatWork.com

The acquisition of the Microsoft SharePoint-based PPM software provider creates a combined organization serving more than 800 enterprise clients and 250,000 users worldwide.

Oracle Acquires Instantis

- by ProjectsatWork.com

The deal will add the cloud-based project portfolio management solution to company's Primavera and Fusion offerings, creating one of the most comprehensive set of enterprise PPM solutions in the industry.

Columbus Discovers Agile

- by Michael Mah

An ongoing study analyzing the Agile practices of one programming community is showing improvements in productivity and quality that far exceed the expectations of both analysts and participants. The early results, which move Agile benefits from the realm of anecdote to fact, bode well for adopters of Agile techniques.

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