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Here is my selection of items that have appeared on theinternet ion project management in the past week. Please respond to this postwith comments or suggestions for future blog content:

 

California CourtsComputer System Overhaul is a Disaster

Original development project amended 102 times: http://www.capitolweekly.net/article.php?_c=zhfo0n88yc50dy&xid=zhfncb57y0hp6g&done=.zhfo0n88ycr0dy

 

The Internet andGlobal Project Management: It’s Complicated

Wipe clear any notions of superiority that you might hold: http://www.crmbuyer.com/story/The-Internet-and-Global-Project-Management-Its-Complicated-71863.html

 

New ProjectManagement App For Freelance Designers

Described by Mashable reviewer as Gorgeous: http://mashable.com/2011/02/12/solo-freelance-design-app/

 

Desperate CIO FindsIT Project Portfolio Management Tools in the Cloud

Discusses pros and cons of a cloud based project portfoliomanagement tool: http://searchcio-midmarket.techtarget.com/news/article/0,289142,sid183_gci1527573,00.html

 

Tips To Prevent ‘CookedLobster’ IT Failures

Tips to help prevent your project from “failing like a lobsterdropped into boiling water”: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/projectfailures/tips-to-prevent-cooked-lobster-it-failures/12337

 

Why Ireland Needs ToGet Switched on to Tech Careers

Argues job opportunities are substantial if country acts: http://www.siliconrepublic.com/careers-centre/item/20288-techjobs11/

 

Scientific MethodApplied To IT Management

Article argues that methods Frederick W. Taylor be applied today:http://fcw.com/articles/2011/02/16/warren-suss-and-scientific-management.aspx

 

Public ProjectsObscured By Private Finance (UK)

Critique of the Private Finance Initiative in the UK: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/2eaa18fc-3947-11e0-97ca-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1EA71joPx

 

Peter

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