New project management articles published on the web during the week of March 19 – 25, 2012. Dave and Sandra read all of this stuff so you don’t have to! Recommended:
- Aaron Smith reports on PMI’s newly released Pulse of the Profession survey for 2012.
- Elizabeth Harrin reports on Ty Kiisel’s presentation on team engagement, given at the Pink Elephant conference last month.
- Peter Saddington summarizes an old article on leading, teaching, and managing.
- Mike Krutza offers his take on leading and managing.
- Samad Aidane interviews Walter McFarland on the neuroscience of change. Just 32 minutes, safe for work.
- Lynda Bourne argues that change management should be the responsibility of the organization’s management team.
- Bruce Benson believes that currently available entrepreneurial tools are also potentially beneficial to project managers at established companies.
- Jesse Fewell reports from the Agile in Defense conference in Washington, D.C.
- Glen Alleman responds to a post from Scott Ambler, “Agile Practices Require Discipline,” with the retort, “All successful projects require discipline.”
- Nick Heath summarizes a report from The Hackett Group on trends and projections for IT off-shoring. The headline reminds me of Yogi Berra’s quip, “Nobody goes there any more – it’s too crowded.”
- Johanna Rothman shares her takeaways from “Personal Kanban” by Jim Benson and Tonianne DeMaria Barry.
- Anh Nguyen reports that collaboration tool provider Projectplace is predicting the demise of “project management qualifications like Prince2,” as “social projects” take over.
- Bruce McGraw shares is thoughts on enterprise project management and project portfolio tools as a beginning, rather than a destination.
- Kerry Wills has scheduled a webinar of his team’s summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, from a project management perspective.
- Craig Brown says that users stories are like support tickets. Interesting metaphor …