Projects at Work


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

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.

PMI Honors Project of the Year, Others

- by ProjectsAtWork

Overcoming complex safety and regulatory challenges to finish six months before deadline and millions under budget, a high-stakes chemical weapons destruction effort has received the 2012 Project of the Year Award from the Project Management Institute.

ESI Launches Skillsharks

- by ProjectsAtWork

The project management training company enters the collaborative learning space with a web-based community for learning and sharing project management know-how.

Agile Study Confirms Benefits

- by ProjectsAtWork

An ongoing study is exploring the impact of agile development practices on productivity, cost and quality. Early results are exceeding expectations and bode well for adopters of Agile methods.

Agile Launches

- by ProjectsAtWork

New site is a partnership with Scrum Alliance, offering members job-posting and resume services.

Citrix Podio Enables DIY Apps for PM

- by ProjectsAtWork

New project management apps in the Podio App Market and Google Apps Marketplace include ProjectsAtWork’s “Distributed Agile Teams," empowering teams to work the way that works best for them.

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

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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.





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