Project Management News From The Past Week November 29th 2010

Hi Everyone:

Here is my selection of project management news from the past week. Please feel free to respond with any comments or suggestions for the blog that you might have:


Missile Project Hampered By Poor Management

Example of poor project management from Australia:


The One Management Demand That Makes Projects Late Time After Time

Interesting blog piece that examines how companies manage projects:


Five New Years Resolutions For Your Project Management Career

The key is to think about what the business needs:


From The People’s Daily: Managing Project Management

Comparison of project management in China and India from China’s People’s Daily:


Project Management: Death by Deliverables

From TechRepublic, concern with the focus on “deliverables” in project management:


Five Questions To Ask IT Before a Project Kicks Off

Advice for practitioners that should be useful for project managers:


Secret to Success is Building a Strong Team

From the Globe and Mail – importance of focusing on soft skills:


One in Eight IT Projects Succeed: What Can We Learn From the Other Seven

Examines the reasons for failure of a number of IT related projects:


How Project Portfolio Management Fits Into IT Governance

How are IT governance decisions are made:


New Model Can Help Predict IT Project Success

New decision making model from Sweden:



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