Project Management News From The Past Three Weeks: April 18th 2011

Hi Everyone:

Here is my selection of items on project management thathave appeared on the internet  from thepast three weeks:


Project Manager Forthe Tall Ships Race – Lerwick, Scotland

Fiona Dally: My working week:


US State CIOs Interestedin Federal IT Project management Tools

CIOs from 38 state and territorial governments haveexpressed an interest in evaluating the federal government’s IT dashboard andproject management tool sets  for use intheir state governments.


Five Traits ofTransformational PMOs

PMOs would be better served by taking a leaner approach:


Project ManagementJobs ‘Key for Olympic IT Legacy’

The 2012 Olympics will be one of the most technologicallyenabled games ever:–news-800489039


Project ManagementLeadership Finally Grows Up

After a decade of struggling for resources, authority andrecognition the project management office appears to have finally earned therespect it deserves:


Call For LowerTurnover Among Government Project Managers (UK)

Average period in the role just 18 months:


Transitioning IntoThe Tech Industry

For non IT people with project management skills:


US Govt Needs To Shut800 Data Centres Down By 2015

Says US CIO Vivek Kundra:



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