Hi Everyone:

Here is my selection of items on project management thathave appeared on the internet in the past month:

500m Pounds Wasted onUK FiReControl Project

Project on fire and rescue control centres fails: http://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/2110539/labours-firecontrol-project-wasted-gbp469m-poor-project-management


Making ProjectManagers in China

The role of the project management institute in China: http://www.bjreview.com.cn/business/txt/2011-09/30/content_395520.htm


Agile ProjectManagement Helps Overcome IT Obstacles

Blog post gives practical advice: http://searchcio.techtarget.com/tip/Agile-project-management-helps-overcome-IT-obstacles


Benefits of ProjectManagement in Moves To Cloud

Argues that formal project management is necessary early incloud projects: http://www.govtech.com/policy-management/Early-Project-Management-Key–Successful-Cloud.html


Social Media aGrowing Factor in Project Success

Growing use of social media in projects: http://www.cioinsight.com/c/a/Expert-Voices/Social-Media-a-Growing-Factor-in-Project-Success-806642/


The ProjectManagement Conundrum

A day in the life of a CIO: http://www.cio.com.au/blog/australian-open-countdown/2011/09/09/project-management-conundrum/#closeme


More Problems WithEdinburgh Tram Project

Confusion over role Scottish Government will play: http://www.scotsman.com/news/Tram-bosses-in-dark-over.6845309.jp


The Art of RiskManagement for Software Projects

Software projects are high risk due to their nature: http://www.business2community.com/tech-gadgets/the-art-of-risk-management-for-software-projects-062677


Bigger Show, BiggerBudget, Longer Run

The job of a project manager: http://www.calgaryherald.com/jobs/Bigger+show+bigger+budget+longer/5418468/story.html



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