New PM Articles for the Week of September 16 – 22

New project management articles published on the web during the week of September 16 –22.  We read all of this stuff so you don’t have to!  Recommended:

  • Henny Portman prepared a world map, showing all of the project managers participating in the first ever PM FlashBlog, September 25 at 01:00 GMT!
  • Elizabeth Harrin has rounded up all of the project management news (for September) that’s fit to … er, blog.
  • Margaret Meloni talks about what the Fifth Edition of the PMBOK, and what it should mean to you.  Five minutes, safe for work.
  • Tobias Meyer has created a new resource, ScrumMasters.Com/munity.  Release slated for October 1!
  • Terry Bunio likes the scientific method.  And that’s why he values the process of estimating.
  • John Goodpasture quotes Aaron Shenhar and Peerasit Patanakul to introduce the notion of “best value.”  But, in whose opinion?
  • Glen Alleman shares some excellent quotes from Robert Glass on the efficacy of estimates, and how we define success.
  • Bruce Benson notes that the duration of individual tasks isn’t as important as the overall duration of the project.
  • Susanne Madsen shares some tips for dealing with conflict.
  • Jennifer Witt talks about the process of managing team conflict, both positive and negative.  Just 6 minutes, safe for work.
  • Neil Killick forgot to let his dogs out, and they crapped on the carpet.  Time for a little systems thinking!  And the carpet cleaners …
  • Will Kelly reviews AtTask, an enterprise project management software-as-a-service offering.
  • Brett Beaubouef provides a quick overview of ERP software-as-a-service offerings.
  • Naomi Caietti interviews Deanne Earle, on her experience as a project manager and business owner.
  • Christina Gagnier interviews Accenture senior manager Michelle Johnston on project management.  Six minutes, safe for work.
  • Jon Collins moderates a panel discussion: in a BYOD world, IT is a service provider.  Just 17 minutes, safe for work.
  • Lindsay Scott and Dennis Lock cover the human aspects, in the newly published “The Handbook of People in Project Management.”
  • Bill Dow summarizes some best practices in starting a project management office.
  • Johanna Rothman reviews Scott Berkun’s new book about his remote work tenure at Automattic, “The Year Without Pants.”
  • Toni Bowers explains how to ruin your resume.  Or, not.
  • Martin Webster shares a nice graphic of Kotter’s 8-step change model, and an interesting example.
  • Derek Huether posts the slide deck from his talk at the PM Symposium in Washington, D.C. “How to be Successful with Agile at Scale.”
  • Peter Saddington looks at leadership styles and traits, as applied to Agile coaching.
  • Anya Faingersh summarizes her ten most popular AnyaWorkSmart blog posts, with links.

Enjoy!