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UC Berkeley Launches Agile Program

- by Projects@Work

New series of courses will offer managers a framework of Agile principles and practices to plan work, engage teams and leverage change.

Agile Meets Open Space

- by Janis Rizzuto

Upcoming Open Space meetings for agile practitioners show interest in the methodology is piquing and the meeting format is a natural fit.

Wanted: Healthcare PMs

- by Tom Burzinski

A recent survey suggests that U.S. healthcare organizations will require up to 25,000 experienced project managers over the next five years to meet the demands of advanced technology initiatives and health insurance reform.

Projects@Work on Facebook

- by Projects@Work

New Facebook page for Projects@Work launched to encourage editorial comments, suggestions and new contributions.

Agile Extension to BABOK

- by Business Analysis Monthly

A draft release by the International Institute of Business Analysis seeks feedback on the applicability and application of the various business analysis techniques on Agile projects.

Daptiv Acquired by Parallax

- by Projects@Work

Software industry executive John Baldwin joins company as CEO to drive next phase of growth for project and portfolio management solutions provider.

PMI Honors Cleland, Researchers

- by Projects@Work

Project Management Institute pays tribute to Dr. David Cleland for “a lifetime of achievement” to project management and the profession. Top researchers and educators also honored at conference.

Business Analysis in Agile Projects

- by Business Analysis Monthly

A recent survey focuses on the role of business analysts and requirements management in Agile IT projects.

The Pitfalls of Outsourcing

- by Projects@Work

A new global survey indicates that many outsourced projects are jeopardized by poor risk management. Pervasive challenges include a lack of foundational skills and processes, requirements gaps, and vendor delays.

Survey Says: Experience and Environment

- by Projects@Work

How’s the job going? Here’s the latest snapshot of project management trends and opinions from the ProjectsAtWork community…

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