Project Management: What You Need To Succeed in 2007By Baselinemag | Posted 2007-03-28 Email Print
Who's doing it, the money they're making, and the new things they're finding in an old discipline.
Tips for Making PMOs Work
Success of a Project Management Office is most likely for those who have clear objectives and a reliable way of measuring return on investment, consultants say.
A Proliferation of Tools
A software-as-a-service approach is one way of getting started, but there may be a tradeoff in functionality.
Project Manager Pay at Big Enterprises Rises to $161,474 a Year
A jump in salary levels is producing a surge of interest in the field.
Question: What makes a project management office work? What could doom it to failure? Write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org Q&A: What the Head of RJ Reynolds' PMO Says She Has Learned Q&A: Starting a PMO, As Described By One Who Has Done It U.K. Department of Health: Prescription for Disaster Project Management: Tim Hortons Turns Out Stores on the Double Project Management: Evaluating Practices Six Degrees of Project Management Project Management Institute RMC Project Management CompTIA International Institute for Learning Price Systems Trissential Project Reference
One key change in the way she runs her PMO has allowed Phyllis Culbertson to tell her bosses exactly what they want to know about I.T.
Mike Stober, global manager of the information-technology project management office at Stanley Works, the $3.3 billion tool manufacturer based in New Britain, Conn., discusses the launch of a project management office. From the Baseline archive.
The British government budgeted close to $12 billion to transform its health-care system with information technology. The result: possibly the biggest and most complex technology project in the world and one that critics, including two Members of Parliament, worry is headed toward disaster. From the Baseline archive.
By late 2006, the Canadian restaurant chain was opening new stores in 360 days instead of 390. First, it had to get over some hurdles working with project management software. From the Baseline archive.
How good is your company's project management practice? Assess yourself with this tutorial. Registration required for PDF download.
Human networks often cause more problems than technological ones. Break it down to that old game of Six Degrees. Registration required to download a PDF, which includes a tool to measure how integrated your project team is.
This association, based in Newtown Square, Pa., represents more than 230,000 members from an assortment of major industries. It administers an examination-based professional credentialing program for project managers.
Rita Mulcahy, a popular speaker in project management circles, is president of RMC Project Management, a training and professional development firm based in Minneapolis, Minn. The firm offers classesin person and onlinefor beginning and experienced project managers.
The Computer Technology Industry Association, based in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., offers programs leading to certification in project management, in addition to an assortment of topic areas such as security.
The New York-based firm offers classroom and online learning classes in project management, Six Sigma methodology for process improvements, and business analysis.
The Mt. Laurel, N.J., consultancy has more than 100 professionals, including industry process consultants, project leaders, cost analysts and cost engineers. Its customers include AT&T, Fidelity Investments and the U.S. Army and Navy.
The Minneapolis-based firm has a roster of 35 consultants or "Essentialists," who work with project managers in an assortment of businesses. Clients include 3M, Carlson Marketing Group, Land's End and Oshkosh Truck Corp.
A Web site created by John Musser, a Seattle-based technology consultant, writer and teacher, includes recommended books, links to tutorials and sample development plans, an overview of project management software and software development methodologies.
Q&A: What the Head of RJ Reynolds' PMO Says She Has Learned
Q&A: Starting a PMO, As Described By One Who Has Done It
U.K. Department of Health: Prescription for Disaster
Project Management: Tim Hortons Turns Out Stores on the Double
Project Management: Evaluating Practices
Six Degrees of Project Management
Project Management Institute
RMC Project Management
International Institute for Learning