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Project management news round up for March 2014

March 19, 2014

Care.data project delayed The NHS’s care.data project has been delayed as they have decided to extend the public awareness campaign. The communication to the public up until now has centred on leaflets being dropped through the letterbox. We got ours on ‘Junk mail Monday’ tucked inside a pizza delivery flyer, so I can imagine that […]

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Project Management news round up for January 2014

January 27, 2014

ESI International Project Management course materials go digital OK, so they aren’t all digital yet. But in anticipation of digital learning materials being the next big thing in education, ESI will begin offering digital course materials for all classroom training with a phased approach starting from later this month. Course participants will be able to […]

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Project Management news round up for November 2013

November 27, 2013

PfMP exam launched by PMI PMI has launched another new credential – this one is the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)SM. Aimed at portfolio managers with at least 4 years of portfolio management experience and 8 years of business experience, it’s a heavyweight qualification that should demonstrate your ability to balance and manage portfolios to achieve […]

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Project Management News round up for October 2013

October 30, 2013

APM Introductory Certificate examination can available online APM’s Introductory Certificate in project management is now available to take online whenever you want. “We wanted to improve the candidate experience when taking our entry-level qualification, making it more accessible, convenient and in line with e-learning opportunities,” said Liz Wilson, head of professional standards and knowledge at […]

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News Round-up for September 2013

September 20, 2013

Wrike Launches “Graphite” Wrike launched “Graphite” this month, the latest release of their product with a new flat design (whatever that means) of the user interface. The press release says it includes innovative task scheduling, time management and project collaboration features. This is the biggest release that Wrike will be doing this year and is […]

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News Round-up for December

December 17, 2012

Here’s my summary of what’s been happening in the project management world this month. It has been quite a quiet month, as things wind down for the festive period, but we start with a very interesting story. Most project management forecasters are idiots or liars says Oxford Professor Professor Bent Flyvbjerg, a leading international expert in […]

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News round-up for November

November 26, 2012

It’s the end of another month. Read on for a round-up of the most interesting stories in the project management world this month, including a video of a project management flash mob. Strengthening Shell’s project management capability APM created a new pan-sector standard last March to raise the bar of project professionalism to a whole […]

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News Round-up for October

October 31, 2012

PMI CEO at the U.S. House of Representatives Government Efficiency Caucus PMI President and CEO Mark Langley moderated the first industry-focused discussion organised by the recently launched U.S. House of Representatives Government Efficiency Caucus recently. The panel consisted of members of Congress and experts from CH2M Hill and ICF International and they discussed best practices for […]

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News Round-up for September #2

September 24, 2012

It seems like everyone is getting into the ‘back to school’ fever with software news. Here’s the second part of this month’s Software September news round-up. Teamlab now in Finnish and Portuguese Good news for project teams in Finland and Portugal – you can now use Teamlab in your own language. Available as both hosted […]

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PM News Round-up for July

July 30, 2012

Here’s a round up of the project management news this month. Introducing the Next-Generation Project Management Office ESI International has unveiled the findings of its latest annual benchmarking survey, “The State of the Project Management Office: On the Road to the Next Generation,” this month. The survey looks at the current role of the PMO […]

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