Project Management News From The Past Week: September 10th 2010

Hi Everybody:

Here is my pick of the items that have appeared on theinternet about project management over the past week:


IBM Wins Award ForIts PMO

IBM wins an award from PM Solutions and the PMI’s ProgramManagement Office Specific Interest Group for its results in project managementworldwide:


Project ManagerOnline Introduces New Version of Desktop Project Plan Software

Features easy to use compatibility features with MicrosoftProject:


Nigeria PlacesNational Emphasis on Solid Project Management Practices

The Nigerian budget office has put its weight behind theadoption of international standards in PM:


PMI Global Congress2011 In Dublin

The PMI has opened registrations for its 2011 GlobalCongress which will be held in Dublin in the Republic of Ireland. I expect thatthis will be a popular location:


New PMI WebsiteLaunched

The PMI have a new website which they say will have freshcontent and improved access to products and services:


Project ManagementSurvey: Business Lacking Integrated Systems For Project Management

Only 11 % of CEO/COOs and project managers are veryconfident of their ability to efficiently manage business critical projectsefficiently, and lack integrated systems to manage projects according to arecent survey:


Estimating and AgileProject Management

A discussion on the issues in estimating for projects withinAgile Project Management:


New IPhone App HelpsYou Study For PMP Examination

Flashcards app helps you learn the PMI PMBOK:


New Tool For CreatingGANTT Charts

Argued to have a very intuitive user interface:


New BrunswickGovernment To Take Legal Action on Failed Projects

Says projects completed in 2007 and 2008 were not up to par:


Insuring Against SAPProject Failures

Article highlights that Safeguarding First SAP failureinsurance is only on technical issues – not human or organisational ones:


Vietnamese ProjectManager Charged With Accepting Bribe

Project concerned topped list of 10 worst constructionprojects reported to the Vietnamese Prime Minister in 2008:

Good Advice onCorporate Relocation Projects

If you need to manage a moving project this is worthreading:


UK Government WantsMandatory Central Review of IT Projects

Follows similar measures in the US:


Conducting BetterMeetings

Useful tips for project managers:

Have a good weekend.

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