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Project Management Round-Up – September 19 – 25, 2016

4 minutes to read26th of September 2016

The Newest Member of the C-Suite is a Project Management Guru (The Fast Track by Quickbase Intuit) – As organizations continue to grow, there has been a trend of adding a chief project officer to the c-suite. Chief project officers are more popular in some industries than others but provide value such as ensuring all projects support the right business goals. Read more >>

Federal PM Reform Moves Forward (Projects at Work) – The Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act (PMIAA) of 2015 have been approved by the U.S. House of Representatives to reform how projects are handled throughout the federal government. The PMIAA addresses four areas including creating a formal career path, a standards-based program management policy, designating a senior executive, and sharing knowledge. Read more >>

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly of Project Closeout (ProjectTimes.com) – As a fact, all projects come to an end. If you are a Project Manager, you conduct how the closeout of a project goes and sometimes, closeout meetings end well, and others are ugly. Read more >>

Projects Communication Plan Template and Guidelines (Project Bliss) – A project communication plan clearly defines how communications will be planned, structured, monitored and controlled. This sort of template could provide many benefits to your projects, including not missing critical communication points, and will provide an easy reference for project team members to go back to reference. Read more >>

How to Manage a Project With a Team that Works Remotely (project-management.com) – The formal structure of an ‘office’ may become a thing of the past since every day new technologies are allowing for employees to work from home, or even allowing project team members work remotely from across the country. Managing these remote teams presents a challenge for a project manager but here are some tips to make remote teamwork better. Read more>>
Simple Tips for Project Success (ProjectTimes.com) – Within an organization, projects are instrumental in growing the business and to growing profit. Lisa Anderson shares four simple tips to be a successful project manager. Read more >>

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