Hi Everyone:

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

 

Project Managers – Why They Are Underrated and In Short Supply

Argues that project managers are undervalued: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/0827adba-fa72-11e0-8fe7-00144feab49a.html#axzz1dFAgCB6C

 

Everyman’s Project Management

Project management in our daily lives: http://www.bworldonline.com/content.php?section=Opinion&title=Everyman%E2%80%99s-project-management&id=40957

 

Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action for Project Managers

Plans will change and need continual assessment of risk throughout a project: http://www.cio.com.au/article/405749/root_cause_analysis_corrective_action_project_managers/

 

How To Be a Good Project Manager

Critical to project success: http://www.projectaccelerator.co.uk/how-to-be-a-good-project-manager/1847

 

Agile Project Management Leaders Need To define ‘Sustainable Pace’

Developers should be able to maintain a constant pace indefinitely according to agile principles: http://searchcio.techtarget.com/tip/Agile-project-management-leaders-need-to-define-sustainable-pace

 

How CFOs Should Manage Project Risk

Focuses on enterprise software projects: http://www3.cfo.com/article/2011/10/it-value_how-cfos-should-manage-it-project-risk

Are Project Managers The Problem?

Argues people skills are key to project success: http://www.infoq.com/news/2011/11/project-managers-problem

 

Manage People First To Keep Projects on Track

Project management and organisational change: http://clomedia.com/articles/view/4717/

 

Ten Tips To Keep Your Project on Track

Useful practical advice: http://www.itp.net/586883-ten-tips-to-keep-your-project-on-track

 

Middle East Project Management: An Oxymoron?

Projects in a middle east context: http://mideastposts.com/2011/10/22/middle-east-project-management-an-oxymoron/

 

Top Ten Reasons Why Darth Vader Was an Amazing Project Manager

Includes No. 10 – he prioritised brutality: http://www.geekwire.com/2011/top-10-reasons-darth-vader-amazing-project-manager

 

Peter

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