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Has Project Success Declined?

- by Bruce McGraw, PMP

Results from the 2010 Project Resource Management Survey reveal differences of perception between upper-level executives and project managers.

CMMI Trends

- by Janis Rizzuto

The adoption of CMMI is growing among smaller working groups as the process itself evolves.

Survey Says: Delay Culprits

- by Projects@Work

The latest snapshot of project management trends and opinions from the ProjectsAtWork community…

New Certification Program for Legal PMs

- by Projects@Work

Training provider LegalBizDev has introduced the first program to formally certify lawyers as Legal Project Managers.

Scrum Alliance Makes Leadership Changes

- by Janis Rizzuto

The 100,000-plus-member organization names Mike Cohn as chairman of the board, joining new managing director Donna Farmer in leading its mission to increase awareness and understanding of Scrum.

Lawrence Livermore Team Wins Project of the Year

- by Projects@Work

A team at Livermore National Laboratory created the world’s largest laser in an effort to achieve self-sustaining nuclear fusion — the largest scientific construction project by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration. It was completed under budget and ahead of schedule.

PMI Names New CEO

- by Projects@Work

Project Management Institute’s Board of Directors has named executive vice president and COO Mark Langley as its new president and CEO, succeeding Gregory Balestrero who is retiring January 1, 2011.

How Your Work World Will Change

- by Projects@Work

Hyperconnectedness. Swarms. Sketch-ups. Simulations. These are some of the emerging trends that will radically change the nature of work in the next 10 years, according to a recent Gartner report.

IARPA’s Hush-Hush Projects

- by Janis Rizzuto

Though its advanced research efforts are strictly “hush-hush,” a government agency is rather publicly seeking project and program excellence to oversee high-risk, high-payoff national security initiatives.

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