Here is my selection of items which have appeared onlineover the past week on project management that I have found of interest. I hopethat you will too. Comments are always welcome.
New Report from Forrester on Agile Project Management
56 % of the respondents to Forrester’s survey use agile oriterative methodologies in software development: http://www.zdnetasia.com/agile-drivers-for-new-project-management-tools-62202528.htm
How to Talk To A Boss Who Has Weighed You Down With Too ManyProjects
Interesting article from the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/02/AR2010090201928.html
Boeing 787 Delayed Again?
On August 26th Boeing announced further delays inthe delivery of its newest plane. This article looks in depth at the issuesthat have created this project delay: http://www.glgroup.com/News/Another-787-Delay–50270.html
How To Manage Global Projects With Remote Resources
Discusses how to effectively coordinate global projects: http://advice.cio.com/jim_vaughan/12282/how_to_manage_global_projects_with_remote_resources
Failure To Implement ERP Properly Still a Big Danger
“The most common reason people fail with these projects isinsufficient project management. Businesses treat it like an IT project , whichit isn’t.”: http://www.siliconrepublic.com/strategy/item/17519-failure-to-implement-erp/
A Disconnect in Federal IT Strategy in the US
Survey of US government IT priorities shows that there is agap between US IT policy and its implementation: http://www.informationweek.com/news/government/policy/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=227100064&cid=RSSfeed_IWK_News
Project Management Issues in 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games
Despite government assurances, the Games, dubbed the bestand most environmentally friendly ever, will go ahead as planned. Uncertainty overthe quality of the venues, the level of security in the city and the apparentlack of phased planning and project management has cast a shadow over theevent: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/595730-green-games-on-red-light