Project Management News From The Past Week: February 8th 2011

Hi Everybody:

Here is my selection of project management items that haveappeared on the internet over the past week:

New iPad ApplicationFor PMP Exam Study

Called “What is PMP”, helps users study for their PMPexamination:


Women Take Lead inHousing Project

Describe “different tone” in YWCA housing project:


Interview With USFederal Govt. CIO Vivek Kundra

Describes project management challenges of the job:


Mismanagement, Costand Schedule Problems Plague Immigration System Upgrade

Transfer to paperless system in US faces challenges:


PMI PublishesRecommendations For Expat Talent

Recommends effort to look after mental health:


White House Pushes ITProject Reviews Government Wide

Use TechStat to keep projects on track:


Project Managementand Timesheets

Description of environment where timesheet completionreduced time available for project work:


IT Needs To PracticeWhat It Preaches

Argues for ensuring proper processes are adhered to in ITprojects:


Probe Into South AfricanPipeline Project

Will look at cost overruns and delays in Transnet project:


Dispute Over ScottishTrams Project Report

Accused of failing to apply rigour to analysis of projectgovernance:


Is Iraq Next BigMiddle East Construction Boom

UK report says will be need for project managers:


Project ManagementFocus in Nigeraia Elections

High cost of projects cited:


National DigitalArchive Over Budget (US)

Due to “persisting project management troubles”:


The Paperless Office

Great series of articles on making your office paperless:


BBC Mismanaged DigitalMedia Initiative Project

Designed to improve efficiency and save money – cost millions:



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