Hi Everyone:

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

Canadian Firm UsesControversial Security Company on Afghanistan Project

SNC Lavalin are criticised for using company that isreported to engage in widespread bribery: http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/905774–canada-backs-blacklisted-afghan-firm

 

US Federal CIOReveals IT Reform Strategy

Measures include a project management best practices portaland a technology fellows exchange programme with the private sector:  http://www.informationweek.com/news/government/enterprise-architecture/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=228800041&cid=RSSfeed_IWK_All

 

Project ManagementMost Valued Skill in Gulf Countries

$1.7 Trillion in projects awarded in past two years:  http://www.ameinfo.com/251095.html

 

How To Earn PDU’s

Good article on the options available for Project ManagementProfessionals to earn Professional Development Units to maintain theircertification: http://www.cio.com.au/article/370376/prepare_pmp_exam_part_8_getting_recertified/

 

Angola Journalists ToBe Trained in Project Management

Interesting decision by the Angola News Agency: http://allafrica.com/stories/201012080139.html

 

Social Media MeansMore Project Collaboration

Social media is creating more transparency andaccountability in projects: http://www.itbusinessedge.com/cm/blogs/vizard/project-managers-need-to-lighten-up/?cs=44631

 

Tale of ProjectManagement Politics in Canada’s DND

Management difficulties in huge DND project: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/canada/CAUGHT+CROSSFIRE/3944892/story.html

 

Concerns Over ITProject Management Skills Shortages in UK

Research shows 59 % of UK IT organisations understaffed: http://www.channelweb.co.uk/crn-uk/news/1930968/fear-mounts-skills-shortage

 

Project ManagementReplacing Cost Cutting As Key IT Skill

New report from Forresters says importance of projectmanagement skills increasing: http://www.computerworlduk.com/in-depth/it-business/3253291/cios-in-2011-the-it-roles-and-strategies-in-high-demand/

 

Successful VirtualTeams

Good advice on managing successful virtual teams: http://www.techjournalsouth.com/2010/12/six-lessons-for-creating-successful-virtual-teams-lesson-1/

 

IDC Ranks PPM Vendors

New report from IDC ranks project portfolio management vendors:http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20101210005082/en/IDC-MarketScape-Expands-Project-Portfolio-Management-Vendor

 

Peter

@import url(http://admin.itworldcanada.com/CuteSoft_Client/CuteEditor/Load.ashx?type=style&file=SyntaxHighlighter.css);@import url(/cutesoft_client/cuteeditor/communityservercommon.css);

Would you recommend this article?

0
0
Thanks for taking the time to let us know what you think of this article!
We'd love to hear your opinion about this or any other story you read in our publication. Click this link to send me a note →

Jim Love, Chief Content Officer, IT World Canada


Related Download
Moving to the Cloud: Beyond the Myths Sponsor: Carbon60
Moving to the Cloud: Beyond the Myths
Get on the road to cloud success by moving past the myths around it.
Register Now
Uncategorized