Hi Everyone:

Here is my weekly selection of items that have appeared on the internet about Project Management in the past seven days. Please feel free to comment here if you wish.

New Technology Keeps Projects On Time and On Budget

How technology is increasingly being used to improve how projects are conducted: http://www.automationworld.com/feature-7951


Office of Management and Budget Outlines New Approach to IT Project Management

US federal government outlines their new approach in this podcast: http://www.federalnewsradio.com/index.php?nid=150&sid=2128324

And there is more on this here: http://www.govexec.com/story_page.cfm?articleid=46554&oref=todaysnews


UK Project Management – Risk Management

Examples of risk management in UK based organisations as discussed at the UK APM conference: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/11/23/pm_risk_assessment/


The Project Management Survival Guide – Live Discussion November 24th

Get details on how to join the discussion here: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/11/19/pm_survival_guide/


Project Management Lessons From A Nairobi Bank Robbery

Interesting project management analogy: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Opinion%20&%20Analysis/Project%20management%20lessons%20from%20Nairobi%20bank%20robbery/-/539548/1057754/-/14vxjwg/-/


OSAP Project Delivered On Time and Under Budget

ITWORLD Canada’s Shane Schick describes this Canadian project success: http://www.itworldcanada.com/news/osap-project-delivered-on-time-under-budget/141945


Project Manager Suspended After Spy Scandal

Australian project in limbo after allegations that workers were spied on: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/investigations/desal-builder-admits-spying-on-workers-at-victorian-plant/story-fn6tcs23-1225955683487


Project Management and the Apprentice (UK)

Discussion of the TV show “The Apprentice” and its relevance to project management: http://www.freshbusinessthinking.com/business_advice.php?AID=7342&Title=Management+skills+and+The+Apprentice


Three Ways To Minimise Your Project Budget Exposure

Useful, practical tips: http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/tech-manager/?p=4790


Want To Be a Project Leader

Step away from your Gantt chart and start leading your people: http://www.itworld.com/career/128187/want-be-a-project-leader-hone-these-5-traits-project-management-success



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