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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.

PMI Launches Consultant Registry

Online directory created to help organizations search for and connect with consulting forms that best suit their business needs and strategic goals.

BA Snapshot

- by Janis Rizzuto

A new survey by IIBA and Forrester provides information about business analysts, including backgrounds, skills, responsibilities and aspirations.

2011 PMO of the Year: Call for Nominations

- by Projects@Work

The sixth annual award recognizes visionary and proven project management offices. Past winners include EDS, Rockwell Automation and IBM Corp.

Agile Games 2011: Serious Play

- by Janis Rizzuto

Three-day event in Boston will explore how serious play, collaboration and experiential learning apply to the field of agile software development and project management.

Agile Manifesto Turns 10

- by Janis Rizzuto

An anniversary event in Utah celebrates the Agile Manifesto, gathering five of the original authors and others to address future industry challenges.

Survey Says: Year In Review

- by Projects@Work

The latest snapshot of project management trends from the ProjectsAtWork community shows smaller projects continued to rule in 2010, more projects were cancelled, more organizations invested in PM and PPM solutions, and PMOs increased their reach.

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