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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.

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.

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