Hi Everyone:

Here is my weekly selection of links to items that I havefound of interest on project management that have appeared on the web in thepast week:

 

PRINCE2 StudyReleased by Queensland University of Technology

A study examining the use of PRINCE2 appeared this week: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/international-research-confirms-prince2-framework-and-prince2-advantages-underpin-project-success-102524264.html

 

Survey Says BusinessLeaders Lack Confidence in Project Delivery

72 % of CEOs/COOs and project managers identify the abilityto manage projects as critical or absolutely critical to the future growth ofthe business: http://www.cbronline.com/news/business-leaders-lack-confidence-in-project-delivery-survey_160910

 

Agile ProjectManagement Not Necessarily Best For Business Value

According to one of Agile’s founding fathers, Jim Highsmith:http://www.cio.com.au/article/360889/agile_projects_no_gateway_business_value_jim_highsmith/

 

What To Do AboutIncomplete Projects Due To The Economic Downturn in the UAE

Doug Langmead writes about his company’s approach to dealingwith the large number of stalled construction projects in Dubai and the UAE: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/596731-practical-incompletion

 

Applying Some SixSigma Tools To PM

Patrick Gray describes how three elements of six sigma canbe applied to project management: http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/tech-manager/?p=4369

 

IT Career Tips

Some tips on boosting your IT skills: http://www.processor.com/editorial/article.asp?article=articles/P3219/15ap19/15ap19.asp&guid=

 

Freshbooks Adds NewProject Tracking on the Dashboard

New online project management application from Toronto’sFreshbooks: http://thenextweb.com/ca/2010/09/15/freshbooks-adds-new-project-tracking-on-the-dashboard/

 

Computerworld Survey of11 Hot Skills For 2011 For IT Workers

Finds that 43 % of respondents will be hiring people withproject management skills: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/351231/11_hot_skills_for_2011

 

Have a good weekend.

Peter 

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