Hi Everybody:

Here is my selection of items on project management thathave appeared on the internet over the past week. Please feel free to commentas you wish:


Agile: ClarifyingProject Completion

Suggests methods to ensure that agile projects have a clearendpoint: http://searchcio.techtarget.com/news/2240025770/Choosing-a-management-approach-that-clarifies-agile-project-completion


PMI Announces RegisteredConsultant Programme

Registry of consultants in project management: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20101215006740/en/PMI-Launch-Registered-Consultant-Program


Project ManagementFor an Uncertain Economy

New Gartner report argues for flexibility:  http://searchcio-midmarket.techtarget.com/news/article/0,289142,sid183_gci1525155,00.html


PMO Best Practices

Oracle white paper on best practices for a ProjectManagement Office (requires registration): http://www.infoworld.com/d/wp/project-management-office-best-practices-546


Study on ProjectPortfolio Management

New study from the Aberdeen Group: http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/New-Research-Links-Higher-Return-on-IT-Projects-to-Project-Portfolio-Management-NYSE-HHS-1370323.htm


How Agile Can Helpnon IT People

Agile techniques can develop teams as well as software: http://www.bnet.com/blog/virtual-manager/agile-techniques-can-develop-teams-as-well-as-software/936


New US GovernmentEmphasis on Project Management

Argues that effective project management will be moreimportant in the future: http://www.govexec.com/story_page.cfm?filepath=/dailyfed/1210/121310ww.htm


Vancouver OlympicsProject Delivered On Budget

No deficit or surplus for Olympics 2010 announced: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2010/17/c6351.html


Corruption inPakistan Project

Argued that there were corruption and irregularities inRainee Canal Project: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2010%5C12%5C17%5Cstory_17-12-2010_pg7_25



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