Project Management News From The Past Week December 14th 2010

Hi Everyone:

Here is my selection of items that have appeared on projectmanagement on the internet over the past week:

Canadian Firm UsesControversial Security Company on Afghanistan Project

SNC Lavalin are criticised for using company that isreported to engage in widespread bribery:–canada-backs-blacklisted-afghan-firm


US Federal CIOReveals IT Reform Strategy

Measures include a project management best practices portaland a technology fellows exchange programme with the private sector:


Project ManagementMost Valued Skill in Gulf Countries

$1.7 Trillion in projects awarded in past two years:


How To Earn PDU’s

Good article on the options available for Project ManagementProfessionals to earn Professional Development Units to maintain theircertification:


Angola Journalists ToBe Trained in Project Management

Interesting decision by the Angola News Agency:


Social Media MeansMore Project Collaboration

Social media is creating more transparency andaccountability in projects:


Tale of ProjectManagement Politics in Canada’s DND

Management difficulties in huge DND project:


Concerns Over ITProject Management Skills Shortages in UK

Research shows 59 % of UK IT organisations understaffed:


Project ManagementReplacing Cost Cutting As Key IT Skill

New report from Forresters says importance of projectmanagement skills increasing:


Successful VirtualTeams

Good advice on managing successful virtual teams:


IDC Ranks PPM Vendors

New report from IDC ranks project portfolio management vendors:



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