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Project, Program and Portfolio Management
Trimming project management fat
November 27, 2013 Wednesday 1:36 PM GMT+1
Key game-changing trends such as collaboration, mobility, unified communications, cloud computing and the "Internet of everything" are compelling companies to work smarter. So says Tony McManus, MD of project management specialist company, McManus Consulting, who believes the modernisation of the t...
du: Project Management Executive Forum Discusses the Project Management Challenges of Expo 2020
Islamic Finance News,
November 24, 2013 Sunday 6:30 AM EST
Dubai, Nov. 24 -- The second meeting of the Project Management Executive Forum (PMEF) was held at du under the patronage of His Highness Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum who is the chancellor of The British University in Dubai . The Vice Chancellor Professor Abdullah AlShamsi from ( BUiD ) represented Sh...
Experts exhort youngsters to grab opportunities offered by IT sector
November 22, 2013 Friday
CHANDIGARH, Nov. 22 -- The two-day ninth edition of the Destination IT@ North conclave concluded on Thursday with experts encouraging the young entrepreneurs making most of the opportunities to excel in the field of information technology (IT).
Use the language of your audience
November 19, 2013 Tuesday
The other day, I was on a call with other members of an oversight committee. We were talking about the high level project plan for our new products and I asked to see a version that showed key deliverable dates. The chair of our small committee agreed, suggesting that the project manager add a diam...
S&OP: An Opportunity to Lead from the Middle
The Journal of Business Forecasting,
FULL TEXT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY | Based on theirexperience, the authors describe in detail howto develop and implement a robust S&OP process.To develop it, you need buy-in from upper management, support from all other stakeholders, clearly defined goals and a plan to achieve them, and deadlines when th...
NAVY SPECIAL FORCES SPEAKER ADVISES PROJECT MANAGEMENT SYMPOSIUM
US Fed News,
November 18, 2013 Monday 2:29 PM EST
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill., Nov. 18 -- Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville issued the following news release: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's School of Business entertained more than 400 attendees at its 2013 Project Management Symposium. The event was held Friday, Nov. 15, at the Morr...
7 IT Certifications That Can Definitely Get You Hired!
November 16, 2013 Saturday 6:30 AM EST
Planning for a new IT certification and still thinking which one should be preferred? You might find some help here! Saturday, November 16, 2013: We all know how IT certifications add glamour to the resume of any IT professional, but of course there are a few who are sure to get you hired with the...
PMOs Need to Play an Increasingly Crucial Role in the Delivery of Strategic Change Efforts
Global Data Point,
November 15, 2013 Friday
Businesses today operate in a world of growing complexity, risk, and instability, and the ability to rapidly adapt to this changing business environment increasingly separates winning companies from the pack. They have the superior ability to both develop and implement major strategic initiatives, ...
Volkswagen Wins DEKRA Award for Successful Production Strategy
India Automobile News,
November 14, 2013 Thursday 6:30 AM EST
New Delhi, Nov. 14 -- The production of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand is the DEKRA Award in the category "Security - Successful Project Management" was excellent. The strategy "mach18.FACTORY" of the business unit Production & Logistics convinced the jury this year. The award is annually awar...
NASA Awards Ground Systems Development and Operations Support Contract
November 14, 2013 Thursday 4:24 PM EST
NASA has selected Millennium Engineering and Integration Company of Satellite Beach, Fla., to provide support to the Ground Systems Development and Operations (GSDO) Program at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Ready for the worst: NCE Flood Management Conference
New Civil Engineer,
October 17, 2013 Thursday
NCE's flood management conference in December will tackle the growing effects of climate change induced flooding on flood defence spending. Last month's Fifth Assessment Report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change made it absolutely clear that there should be no let up in...
A Helping Hand
The Big Project Middle East,
November 13, 2013
Big Project ME talks to Mark Langley, CEO of the Project Management Institute, about how project management can impact not just the construction industry, but the region's economy as well Mark Langley's primary responsibility is to execute PMI's strategic plan through the development and implementa...
Sinosteel Corporation: Steel Devices Continue to Rank among the Highest in the Survey and Design Industry
China Business News,
November 12, 2013 Tuesday 6:30 AM EST
Beijing, Nov. 12 -- the China Survey and Design Association published the "survey and design industry project management and general contracting revenue backlog sort the list in 2013," by virtue of 2012 Steel Equipment EPC backlog whole industry ranked No. 14, Metallurgical Construction industry's ...
PMI Teams With Industry Leaders to Launch Seminal Research on Strategic Initiative Management; Research examines the shifting role of PMOs from process to value delivery
November 12, 2013 Tuesday 6:48 PM GMT
Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's largest not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession, today unveiled its first annual PMI® Thought Leadership Series: Strategic Initiative Management - The PMO Imperative. This highly anticipated, collective of research ...
3 Cardinal Sins of Change Management to Avoid
News Release Wire,
November 11, 2013 Monday
Making the move up the ladder is often more arduous that one suspects, and nowhere is this more telling than in project management. Commonly, and with just cause, it is the product line manager that meets all his or her targets that is promoted to run projects. Itâ (TM)s at this point that these n...
Humanitarian operation, country's biggest project mgt task: CB Governor
Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka),
November 12, 2013 Tuesday
Sri Lanka, Nov. 12 -- The country's most successful and largest project management task was the humanitarian operation that ended terrorism in Sri Lanka in May 2009.
-AMEC scoops People Development top spot at Oil and Gas UK annual awards 2013
November 12, 2013 Tuesday
ENP Newswire - 12 November 2013Release date- 08112013 - London, United Kingdom - AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, has received major oil industry recognition by winning the People Development Award at the 2013 Oil and Gas UK awards.
Network Rail launches competition to inspire girls to enter IT sector
November 12, 2013 Tuesday
NETWORK Rail's chief information officer is so concerned about the rapid slide in the number of women entering the UK's IT sector, she has launched a new competition for girls where the company will pay for the winner's first year of university fees. The competition - Could IT Be You - has been des...
10 of the best business apps
Progressive Media - Company News,
November 7, 2013 Thursday
The prominence of BYOD and being able to work out-of-office from a tablet or iPhone has lead to an abundance of business apps for Android and iOS. CBR has found ten of the most helpful business apps on the market to make you more productive when working from your tablet or smartphone. iOS
EnerNex and NIST Receive PMI's Distinguished Project Award
November 7, 2013 Thursday 9:39 PM GMT
EnerNex and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) were presented with the 2013 Project Management Institute's (PMI) Distinguished Project Award for the "NIST Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) Program" at the annual PMI Global Congress award ceremony in New Orleans.
Industry adaptation: from technology to marketing
Digital technologies have resulted in rapid prototyping and adaptive development everywhere, an evolution naturally initiated by the software industry. The very technology they've invented has helped change the way they work. While the early days of software engineering were full of long cycle proj...
ANDRILL team copes with difficulties caused by government shutdown
Daily Nebraskan: University of Nebraska-Lincoln,
November 6, 2013 Wednesday
On Oct. 10, ticket in hand, Dar Gibson was ready to board a flight to Antarctica. As the research project manager for University of Nebraska-Lincoln's ANDRILL team, he was to run two drills into the subglacial Lake Whillans and study various aspects of microbiology, glaciology and geology.
Hear case studies delivered by senior cyber security professionals from Maersk Oil, Petroleum Development Oman and GDF Suez at SMi's Oil and Gas Cyber Security Conference; Conference news
November 2, 2013
London (PRWEB UK) 2 November 2013 As a highly critical sector, the oil and gas infrastructure should be one of the most secure, both physically and digitally. With the number of cyber attacks on the increase, cyber security spending is set to reach $1.87 billion by 2018. This includes p...
Sindh gets first concrete gravity dam
November 5, 2013 Tuesday
The first concrete gravity dam in Sindh has been completed at Nai Baran near Jhangri village in Jamshoro district by a Chinese company and the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda). A joint team of Chinese and Wapda dam engineers invited the media on Monday to visit the site. Wapda Hyderab...
GASCO and JMJ to Share Learnings From Habshan 5 Safety Culture at the 16th Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC)
Islamic Finance News,
November 3, 2013 Sunday 6:30 AM EST
Dubai, Nov. 3 -- On November 12, 2013, Mustafa Ishaq, GASCO Habshan 5 Project Manager and JMJ Senior Consultant Rami Majaj will discuss, "Promoting Safety Culture: Changing the Existing Mindset," at the ADIPEC Conference in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
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