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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.

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.

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