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Status Meetings Stink?

- by ProjectsAtWork

A survey finds 70 percent of information workers don’t believe status meetings help them accomplish work tasks, and 40 percent view status meetings as a waste of time.

Eli Goldratt Dies at Age 64

- by ProjectsAtWork

The developer of Theory of Constraints and Critical Chain Project Management, Goldratt’s influence was deepest in manufacturing and military sectors, and his ideas were widely discussed in project management circles.

PMI Survey: Organizational Trends

The Project Management Institute’s Pulse of the Profession report offers data on organizational project management trends.

Deltek Teams with LogiKal

Partnership will deliver enterprise project management solutions to the European marketplace.

2011 Requirements Lifecycle Award

Efforts of winners have evolved into the BA Skills Center, which acts as resource for more than 100 business analysts at Merck.

Gartner PPM Summit

- by Janis Rizzuto

The research analyst's PPM and IT Governance Summit in June will feature new research, new ways to embrace change, a keynote presentation from Tom Peters, and a case study on social media as a PM tool, among other highlights.

PMI Announces Research Grants

Three academic research projects will receive funding from Project Management Institute to advance knowledge of the value of project management in various environments and types of organizations.

PMI Accredits Degree Programs

Three schools join the ranks of institutions offering PMI-accredited project management degree programs.

Strategies for Project Recovery

- by Projects@Work

A new study shows that more than a third of projects are at risk and, not surprising, a key factor for recovering troubled projects is the actions of the project managers.

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