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Why command and control PMOs are killing project management
Governance, Risk & Compliance Monitor Worldwide,
October 28, 2014 Tuesday
I setup my first project management office (PMO) because despite the success my company had enjoyed over the years (and failures too), I decided that we needed more structure. I told myself that over time, project managers would eventually get used to the idea of a PMO. I created a 'command and con...
Small business, big mistake: Looking out for our client's interest, but not our own; Her company specializes in risk management. However, she forgot about the risks facing her own firm.
Washington Post Blogs ,
October 29, 2014 Wednesday 4:50 PM EST
Welcome to "Small Business, Big Mistake" where small business owners face up to their biggest blunders and share advice to help your company steer clear of the same fate. Mitigating risk is an important part of my company's brand. When we are planning their projects, our clie...
LLAMA MIDWINTER CAREER INSTITUTE EXPLORES PROJECT MANAGEMENT
States News Service,
October 24, 2014 Friday
The following information was released by the American Library Association: Congratulations, your boss has just handed you a new project. So what do you do now? LLAMA's latest Career Institute, Project Management for Librarians: Planning for Success, will help you answer that question. The full-day...
Fadana learns a lot from the team working at the MeerKAT
The New Age (South Africa),
October 22, 2014 Wednesday
"WORKING at the SKA SA means that I'm one of the lucky few who are working towards delivering a unique radio telescope to the world," Gcobisa Fadana, project controller at MeerKAT, says.
Cornish contract for 'groundbreaking' marine energy plan
Western Morning News,
October 23, 2014 Thursday
Falmouth marine engineers Mojo have secured a contract on a 'groundbreaking' Scottish marine energy project. The company has signed a partnership agreement with James Fisher Marine Services for the MeyGen Inner Sound tidal project at the Pentland Firth, Scotland.
Project Management Technology: A buzz of MNCs
October 22, 2014 Wednesday
Developing project management skills, even if you are not a project manager, sets you apart from the crowd, says Shisam Bhattacharyya Are you feeling insecure in your job? Although an all-out career change may be a good choice for some, you don't need to make such a drastic move to breathe new life...
Philippines: NEDA approves major infrastructure projects in 15th board meeting
Thai News Service,
October 21, 2014 Tuesday
The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Board approved several infrastructure projects during its 15th board meeting presided by President Aquino on Friday, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr said.
Energy Assets' 'siteworks' division lands its biggest project contract
October 16, 2014, Thursday
Gas metering specialist Energy Assets unveiled its biggest project management contract to date yesterday with a GBP1 million-plus deal with a renowned scientific research group.
Pakistan and Gulf Economist,
October 19, 2014 Sunday
Projects worth Dh30 billion will be built across Dubai to further enhance the emirate's infrastructure in time to host Expo 2020, a senior official announced at the Dubai International Project Management Forum in Dubai last week. The two-day event, which is set to be an annual platform to discuss ...
Oconee trial expected to last two weeks
Anderson Independent-Mail (South Carolina),
October 9, 2014 Thursday
WALHALLA — A project manager testified Wednesday that his company did not receive state inspection reports from employees of airport consultants Talbert & Bright “in a timely manner,” thus hampering work to fix problems at the Oconee County Regional Airport.
Resurfaced road cracks up
The Herald (South Africa),
October 6, 2014 Monday
Engineer blames poor project management JOHN Tallant Road in Deal Party is already falling apart, two months after it was opened to the public. Since work started in April last year, the R48-million project has caused headaches and frustration for commuters.
Leading Scrum Experts, Braintrust Consulting Group Return to Nashville to Host Certification Classes.
October 2, 2014
Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 The Braintrust Consulting Group will offer two Scrum training classes, Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), in Nashville, Tennessee at the Homewood Suites by Hilton – Downtown location, November 3-5, 201...
Free Project Management Software on Linux Operating Systems
October 3, 2014 Friday 6:30 AM EST
Craiova, Romania, October 03, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Starting with version 4.7 RationalPlan Single is distributed as freeware under all Linux operating systems. RationalPlan is a project management suite that puts the accent on productivity, ease of use and fast learning. The Single version can be seen...
Identify Your Project Sponsor for Successful Change Management
News Release Wire,
October 1, 2014 Wednesday
In my last article change management When undertaking a change project, perhaps the most important decision to make is that of who the project sponsor(s) will be. In the widest and deepest hitting projects, the sponsor may be near or even at the very top of the organisation. Jack Welch as a proje...
Infrastructure Project delays primarily due to design and planning, shortage of trained professionals and cost escalations: CBRE Survey
October 1, 2014 Wednesday
India, Oct. 1 -- Magazine also said that CBRE recently conducted a survey on the Industry Perception towards Project Management, over a 100 companies participated in the survey.The Survey highlights some interesting facts like apart from time and cost, lack of quality and safety management has an a...
10 petrochemical plants to come on stream in Iran by March 2016
September 29, 2014 Monday
TEHRAN - Ten large petrochemical plants will come on stream in Iran by the end of the next Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2016), an official with the National Iranian Petrochemical Company said on Sunday.
Don Laments Raising Unemployment Rate
Daily Independent (Lagos),
September 28, 2014
A Professor of Project Management, Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Gibson Francis Okorafor, has raised alarm over the high rate of unemployment in the country, with special emphasis on youths unemployment.
ACN SALARY SURVEY: Tech training favoured above soft skilling
September 28, 2014 Sunday
A large majority of Gulf IT workers consider technology-specific training to be more valuable to their career path than soft skills such as project management and business knowledge, according to the Arabian Computer News Salary Survey 2014.
Inadequate human capital continues to haunt GCC
September 28, 2014 Sunday
Doha, Sept. 28 -- Over 60% unsuccessful projects in the GCC blamed for the inadequate or non availability of human capital while 37% projects fail because of a lack of organisational support, notably in terms of human resources, according to an expert.Doha: Dr. Shrair explained that most projects (...
Forum to focus on Dubai’s mega projects
Gulf News (United Arab Emirates),
September 27, 2014 Saturday
Dubai: Dubai’s expert execution of mega projects will be in focus as world leaders in project management gather for the first Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF) starting on Sunday.
United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office Publishes Application for Trademark "PMO Delivery Strategy to Execution" to PMO Delivery for Various Services
UK Government News,
September 23, 2014 Tuesday 10:20 AM EST
South Wales, Sept. 23 -- PMO Delivery Ltd., Bracknell, has filed the trademark "PMO Delivery Strategy to Execution" on Aug. 31, for various services. The trademark application (journal number: 2014/039) was published on Sept. 19. Class(es): 35 [Advertising and business management consultancy;Advice...
Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc. Enhances Customer Support and Operational Oversight; Move reflects company's market expansion as well as the outlook for continued growth
September 22, 2014 Monday 2:01 PM GMT
Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc. ("Rocla"), a key supplier of pre-stressed concrete ties to America's largest freight railroads as well as the United States' only high speed rail project, today announced a number of management changes in order to provide customer-centric support and operational oversight t...
MEGA Experts Illustrate How to Improve Strategic Planning and Performance; Enterprise architecture conference features MEGA speakers on new ways to navigate today's digital landscape
September 22, 2014 Monday 3:00 PM GMT
Two business and IT strategy experts from MEGA will speak at the 12th annual Enterprise Architecture Conference, October 7-8 in Washington, DC. More than 550 CIOs, CTOs, project managers and enterprise architects with government agencies will attend to hear about using enterprise architecture (EA) ...
September 25 Construction Outreach Fair For Chicago Data Center Project
September 22, 2014 Monday 5:11 PM EST
James McHugh Construction Co. will host an outreach fair on Thursday, September 25 for qualified subcontractors and suppliers. The fair will begin at 10:00 AM at the Second Presbyterian Church, 1936 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. Project management staff, as well as representatives from...
Christyn Cianfarani appointed President of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries
September 22, 2014 Monday 7:26 AM EST
OTTAWA, Ontario, Sept. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) The Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Christyn Cianfarani as President of the Association, effective today. Ms. Cianfarani joins CADSI following 17 ...
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