Project Management News From The Past Week: August 27th

Here is a collection of articles that I have found of interestover the past week. Comments are welcome!


Project Status Reporting

My friend George Gorsline raises issues about the Red AmberGreen approach to project reporting and provides good advice on its effectiveapplication.


The Best Apps for Construction Management

This is a useful list of apps for the iPhone and iPad forthose of you in the construction sector:


Agile Project Management Tools

A good discussion on agile from Rick Freedman on TechRepublic:


Risk Management in a Six Sigma Project

This article discusses project risk management using theexample of a six sigma project:


An Introduction To Prince 2

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Prince2 projectmanagement methodology, Sumantha Dutta provides a good introduction:


Canadian Government Issues in Icebreaker Project

Interesting issues arising with budget control of thegovernment’s project to construct military icebreaker ships for use in theCanadian north:


Tom’s Planner: Free Beta Available till Sunday 29thAugust

Tom’s Planner is an online project management tool that manyof you will find useful and it is available as a free beta, usable for the nextyear only until Sunday – check out a review at:


Tier 1 vs. Tier 2 ERP

Comparison of large vs. Smaller ERP systems that those ofyou who are close to ERP systems will find useful:


Career Advice for IT Workers

Advice for people working in IT at all stages of theircreers by Mary Brandel at Computerworld – says that project management skillshave been neglected in the past:


Six Sigma at Crown Equipment

Good case study of six sigma:


PMI Project of The Year Finalists Announced

This week the PMI announced their selection of projects thatwill be the finalists for Project of the Year:—north-america-101467654.html


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