New project management articles published on the web during the week of August 16-22, 2010. We read all of this stuff so you don’t have to! Recommended:
- Thomas Stevens posted an article for organizations thinking of using a project management consulting firm to help them implement a Project Management Office.
- For those thinking of pursuing the CompTIA Project+ certification, Train Signal just released their first independent study course to prepare for the exam.
- Don Sears suggest that IT folks with a mix of business and technical skills will be highly sought after in the coming years.
- While we’re on the subject, Erik Eckel posts the TechRepublic list of the top ten IT certifications for 2010. Erik has definite slant toward small and medium-sized businesses.
- In response to Erik’s post, Ann All posted her take on the same subject, based on a survey of job postings on Dice. Ann is more focused on Fortune 500 IT organizations, and her comments reflect that orientation.
- Howard Belfor, Director of Training for ADT Security, offers some excellent advice on managing and migrating aging security systems that can be applied to just about any IT solution.
- Bob Lewis responds to a question about evidence-based decision making with his guidelines on project task timelines. He’s got an interesting point of view.
- Ron Taylor, former President of the PMI chapter in Washington, D.C. writes about nurturing trust.