Hi Everyone:

Here is my selection of items on project management thathave appeared on the internet over the past two weeks that I feel may be ofinterest:

 

Budget For TruroHospital Unrealistic

And never enough to finish the job: http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5idIT-U4nO14EumyWSxt385mYzxog?docId=6888574

 

New ProjectManagement Benchmark Study Confirms Value of Training

Says firms report 26 % improvement in performance as aresult of PM training: http://gamutnews.com/20110525/9038/new-project-management-benchmark-study-confirms-value-of-training-initiatives.html

 

The Global State ofthe Project Management Office

Three in five question PMO value:  http://www.computerweekly.com/Articles/2011/05/27/246808/CW+-The-global-state-of-the-project-management-office.htm

 

PMI Study Reveals TopTrends in Project Management

New PMI “Pulse of the Profession” released: http://gamutnews.com/20110525/9332/higher-stakes-projects-longer-term-value-pmi-2010-pulse-of-the-profession-reveals-top-trends-in-project-management.html

 

Study Says Only 3 %of Projects On Time Says Saudi Report

Also says that 80 % cannot be completed with allocatedfunding: http://arabnews.com/saudiarabia/article415376.ece

 

Australian DestroyerProject Late and Over Budget

$8bn project is disarray: http://www.businessspectator.com.au/bs.nsf/Article/Govt-ship-plan-late-and-over-budget-report-pd20110526-H8QZ4?opendocument&src=rss

 

Recent Poll ShowsMarket Momentum Behind Enterprise Project Portfolio Management

EPPM Systems gaining in popularity: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/05/19/prweb8456246.DTL

 

Don’t Forget TheTechnical Side of Agile

Argues Bob Martin, one of the founders of the AgileManifesto: http://www.sdtimes.com/DON_T_FORGET_THE_TECHNICAL_SIDE_OF_AGILE/By_DAVID_RUBINSTEIN/About_AGILE/35545

 

The Business Case ForLean BI

Lean business intelligence aims to maximise end-customervalue and minimise waste: http://www.itweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=43980:the-business-case-for-lean-bi&catid=69

 

Have a good week.

 

Peter

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