New project management articles published on the web during the week of December 20 – 26, 2010. We read all of this stuff so you don’t have to! Recommended:
- Brad Egeland draws on his vast experience as a consulting project manager to offer three expectations that clients have, but might not share with you.
- Ty Kiisel puts project management software in historical perspective, and suggests that the “dirty little secret” of modern software is that’s it’s too complicated.
- Mary Weilage offers a year-end list of Tech Republic’s most popular IT project management downloads of 2010.
- Bas de Baar, the Project Shrink, writes, “I view projects as a set of social interactions.” He also refers to project managers as a “human shield” between the sponsor and the software developers. Definitely a must-read …
- Peter Taylor, the Lazy Project Manager, shares his New Year’s resolutions. I like the one about “scaring your kids” by addressing their class. Peter and Bas need to talk.
- John Poelstra has put together a list of open source project management tools.
- Jim De Piante asks, how do you define a successful project management career?