Hi Everyone:

Here is my selection of items on project management thathave appeared on the internet over the past month.

Cloud Benefits You’veLikely Overlooked

Discusses cloud based project management tools: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/cloud-benefits-youve-likely-overlooked/article2108922/?from=sec431

 

How Social ToolsSupport Project Management

The use of social media in project teams: http://www.informationweek.com/thebrainyard/news/activity_streams/231000891/how-social-tools-support-project-management

 

The Critical Chain

New approach to getting projects completed on time from EliGoldratt: http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1732367

 

Project ManagementOffices Could Be More Effective

Study details areas for improvement: http://www.cio.in/news/project-management-offices-could-be-more-effective-146552011

 

Why Agile PosesProblems in Enterprise Projects

Argues more suited to software projects: http://www.cio.in/news/project-management-offices-could-be-more-effective-146552011

 

Why ProjectManagement and ROWE Don’t Mix

Project activity unsuited to Results Only Work Environments:http://technorati.com/business/article/why-project-management-and-rowe-dont/

 

Seven Ways ProjectsCome Off The Rails

And how to avoid them: http://blogs.forbes.com/ciocentral/2011/07/15/7-ways-it-projects-come-off-the-rails-and-how-to-avoid-them/

 

Top Skills For ITProgramme Managers

Project management and leadership skills seen as important: http://wiredworkplace.nextgov.com/2011/07/top_skills_for_it_program_managers.php

 

New Study SaysTraining Important For Project Managers

Only 21 % get it before they start: http://clomedia.com/articles/view/4419

 

Cloud Computing – TheBusiness Case For Project Portfolio Management

Cites recent research: http://www.cloudtweaks.com/2011/07/cloud-computing-the-business-case-for-project-portfolio-management/?doing_wp_cron

 

Picking a ConsultantIs a Lot Like Any Other Project

White papers available for download: http://www.itbusinessedge.com/cm/blogs/itdownloads/picking-a-consultant-is-a-lot-like-any-other-project/?cs=47846

 

Peter

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