Hi Everybody:

Here is my selection of items that have appeared on theinternet on project management in the past week:

 

List of MastersDegrees in Project Management Launched

New website that lists universities offering a Mastersdegree in project management is launched: http://mastersinprojectmanagement.com/

 

Hold the Champagne

The importance of the post project review process: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/12/03/pm_project_review/

 

Getting IT ProjectsBack on Track

Recognising that a project is off track and what to do aboutit: http://www.computerworlduk.com/how-to/careers/3251048/getting-troubled-it-projects-back-on-track/

 

Wikileaks: Issues inGerman Funding of Afghan Projects

Wikileaks reveals issues in US expenditure of German fundsfor Afghanistan projects: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/us-embassy-cables-documents/247045

 

UK Teachers GetProject Management Training

Provided by many large UK based IT companies: http://www.computerworlduk.com/news/careers/3251520/it-teachers-attend-training-days-at-top-companies/

 

Defence is Failing toDeliver

The top 22 major defence projects in Australia are up to 10years late and $8bn over budget: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/national/defence-is-failing-to-deliver/story-e6freuzr-1225964802707

 

White HouseEstablishing Security Standards For Cloud

Standards are due to be released in the new year for cloudcomputing suppliers to the US government: http://www.nextgov.com/nextgov/ng_20101202_1174.php?oref=topstory

 

RailCorp Projects$41m Over Budget

Australia’s RailCorp is facing investigation of its ITproject management: http://delimiter.com.au/2010/12/02/railcorps-it-projects-41m-over-budget/

 

NASA ProjectManagement Criticised

Report from the Government Accountability Office is criticalof NASA project management practices: http://fcw.com/articles/2010/12/02/gao-nasa-acquisition-innovation-hinders-mission.aspx

 

Tips On ProjectFailure

Based on the Devil’s Triangle approach: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/projectfailures/five-tips-from-inside-the-devils-triangle/11508

 

Peter

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