New PM Articles for the Week of Aug 30-Sept 5, 2010

New project management articles published on the web during the week of August 30-September 5, 2010.  We read all of this stuff so you don’t have to!  Recommended:

  • Malcom Wheatley writes in the September issue of PM Network on eliciting and leveraging the non-work related talents of your team members.  In the same issue, Richard King writes about integrating information security into your project.
  • Loran Walker posted a book review on the Capella Project Management Roundtable: Titanic Lessons for IT Projects.  You guessed it, the book analyzes the famously doomed ship from the perspective of a failed project.
  • Robert Kelly asks if you are an engaged project manager, in a guest post on Paper Cut PM.
  • David Winograd reports on the use of iPads in a new project management course at Notre Dame on The Unofficial Apple Weblog.
  • Kristofer Pierscieniak blogs about project management leadership on the CapTech site.  This is part one of three, and he debunks the notion that the increase in the number of practitioners with PMP credentials awarded has improved our ability to deliver flawless IT projects.
  • IT Business Edge has an interesting slide show on the top ten Google apps for project management.  There’s more to life than Gantt charts!
  • Rick Freedman writes about using new project management tools in Agile development.
  • Dave Nielsen writes about using lessons learned to improve project performance.
  • Lonnie Pacelli offers six principles for avoiding project screw-ups (his term).

Enjoy!

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About Dave Gordon

Dave Gordon is a project manager with over twenty five years of experience in implementing human capital management and payroll systems, including SaaS solutions like Workday and premises-based ERP solutions like PeopleSoft and ADP Enterprise. He has an MS in IT with a concentration in project management, and a BS in Business. In addition to his articles and blog posts, he curates a weekly roundup of articles on project management, and he has authored or contributed to several books on project management.