Top PM Trends in 2016

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Organizations that want to innovate and stay ahead of the competition must balance discipline with agility, broaden the strategic role of project managers, and teach change management skills, according to a new report that identifies the key project management trends for 2016.

The evolution of the project management discipline has created high demand for new skills to master the challenges of our ever-changing work environment. Smart organizations are equipping project managers with the necessary skill sets to think more strategically and innovatively, manage change and complexity with an agile, yet disciplined approach all while carefully monitoring the big picture.

That's the big takeaway from Top Ten Project Management Trends 2016, a new report released by workplace development company TwentyEighty Strategy Execution, which assembled a global panel of experts and senior executives to compile the list. (To download a free copy of the trends visit strategyex.com.)

"The project management profession has evolved from a niche, technical-based discipline to a fully embedded approach to the way work gets done," said Tim Wasserman, CLO, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution and program director, Stanford Advanced Project Management Program. "As a result, the skills required to fill project-based positions have also changed. Smart organizations are embracing these…

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