New project management articles published on the web during the week of July 26-August 1, 2010. We read all of this stuff so you don’t have to! Recommended:
- A great article by Dana Cooper on the realities of project management in mergers and acquisitions. Written from the perspective of Big Pharma, but applicable to all.
- Jennifer Doyle advises business analysts (and project managers) on how to engage your stakeholders in order to get sign-offs.
- John Foley writes in Information Week that federal government CIO Vivek Kundra will work with the Office of Management and Budget to review “high risk” federal IT projects.
- Microsoft’s Ivo Manolov offers some techniques he used in driving the latest release of WPF4 and Vusual Studio 2010.
- PM Prepcast explains the difference between contact hours and PDU’s, for those working toward the PMP credential.
- Elroy King explains how to get the 35 contact hours of training needed to take the PMP exam and the PDU’s needed to maintain the credential.
- Jessie L. Warner argues that projects must position the firm for future success.
- The Bowl Works has a brief comment on project management and information technology as two of the top ten career choices for 2010. Lucky us – we’re already working in both fields!