New project management articles published on the web during the week of August 9-15, 2010. We read all of this stuff so you don’t have to! Recommended:
- Ashish Nadkarni writes in the E-Commerce Times about using an IT project-tracking database to keep key people in the loop.
- Mark Healy writes in the Globe and Mail that great project managers evolve from great managers.
- Ron Rosenhead offers 8 golden rules for effective project management meetings.
- Stephen McCurry writes about project management for photographers – no kidding!
- Nicola Thorp responds to a question from an unemployed project manager in the UK about the potential value of Prince2 certification in her job search. It’s a good response for job hunters in North America, too.
- Chris Kanaracus writes in Businessweek about the ERP implementation difficulties that have led Superior Industries International to delay filing their second quarter results.
- Patricia Ensworth offers 100 questions for a successful outsourcing engagement, in CIO Magazine. The questions are asked from the point of view of four roles – Entrepreneur, Technology Partner, Team Captain, and Guru – across four phases: Initiating, Planning, Executing, and Closing. This article is a keeper!
- Samad Aidane posted an interview with Neal Whitten on his website, Guerilla Project Management. Well worth hearing Neal on the need for leadership in project management.
- Preparing to take the PMP Certification exam? Keith Mathis tells you what to expect.