Project Management News From The Past Week

Here is a collection of the project management articles that I have found of interest over the past week. Comments welcome!

The ten best IT certifications

This article from Erik Eckel on Tech Republic lists hisselection of the ten best certifications for tech professionals:;banner


The value of health care project managers

An interesting post from Tom Burzinski that provides solidarguments about the value of project managers in a health care environment:


How do we get great project managers?

Mark Healy, writing on the Globe and Mail’s website says, “The most successful project managers I know – in small andlarge client organizations – understand that project management starts withtalent management. To be a great project manager, you first need to be a greatmanager. This is a crucial concept for every up-and-coming project manager.


Top Agile Software Development Books

Useful list of the top books in this field, compiled byJurgen Appelo:


Middle East Project Quality Awards

The deadline for submission for these awards has beenextended to 28th October. For any of you in the middle east, theseawards will showcase good project management practice and should be worthfollowing:


White House To Review High-Risk IT Projects

TheOffice of Management and Budget plans to review up to 30 “high risk”federal IT projects as the next step in an ongoing process to identify andremediate troubled, big-ticket technology deployments.


Poor ERP Project Management Delays Publishing of FinancialResults

Problems with a recently installed ERP (enterpriseresource planning) system have partly forced automotive wheel maker SuperiorIndustries International to hold off filing its second-quarter results,according to a companystatement and U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission filing onWednesday:


Project Management and Social Media

Most organizations are rife with information silosand internecine warfare, all of which leads to screwed-up projects.


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