User Guidelines User Guidelines


Welcome to! Our community is where you can meet other project management professionals with whom you can share ideas, network, and swap experiences. To keep our community pleasant, productive, and beneficial, please be sure to adhere to our User Guidelines. Additionally, usage of the community requires acceptance of and adherence to our Terms of Service.


User Guidelines


1.       Be considerate. When interacting in the community or with other members of the community or PMI/ staff (either via inbox, e-mail, or phone), we ask that members show respect, keep your tone positive, and the dialogue constructive. While we encourage healthy debate, it is important to remain professional and collegial. Profanity, vulgarity, hate speech, hostile comments, or threats of violence through any form of communication with members or staff is strictly prohibited and will result in removal of the offending posts and potential expulsion from the community or other appropriate action.

2.       Stay on topic. When sharing information with the community, we ask that members refrain from self-promotion, advertising, soliciting, promoting products or services, or posting unsolicited outside links in areas of conversation on Posts such as these may be considered advertising and/or spam. Help other members find your contribution by posting in the appropriate area and staying on topic. Off-topic or unproductive posts will be edited, moved and/or removed for the benefit of all members.

3.       Share the wealth. Enrich the knowledge within the community by sharing your expertise. Answer questions in the discussion threads, offer your opinion on content, or contribute content to the community. This is an excellent way to give back to the community and start earning influence among your peers.

4.       Use community etiquette. With so many members, we ask that users follow some common standards when posting within the community. Please refrain from typing in all capital letters or using multiple exclamation points to get your point across. Additionally, please do not multi-post or cross-post within the community. This makes it difficult for members to find the information they need. If you have a new question, engage others by starting a new thread versus posting in an existing conversation.

5.       Protect your privacy and that of others. As a part of your professional community, we ask that you help to make sure that the community remains a healthy and safe forum for the exchange of ideas by using the private message system to have personal conversations with other members. Do not share your personal information or the personal information of others in public posts. This includes e-mail addresses or other personal contact information. Additionally, we respect that, as a professional, you may work with confidential or proprietary information – and we would never ask you to compromise your relationship with clients or employers. If you would like to share specific examples, please be sure that you aren’t posting anything that would violate any contractual agreements (copyright, trade-secret, or otherwise) or nondisclosure agreements to which you are a party.

6.       Remember, this is user-generated content. You'll find plenty of good advice here, but remember that your situation may vary from that of the individual sharing a solution. Please remember that advice or information posted in a discussion is the personal opinion of the contributor. If you feel like the information being shared is incorrect or outdated, we ask that you treat the content as you would information from any other site and use your best judgement. Community Administrator and Moderator Rights and Responsibilities

Community Engagement Specialists are employees of Project Management Institute (PMI®) and are on hand to facilitate discussions and assist users. Community Engagement Specialists and other Administrators may take actions they deem necessary to limit user access to the discussions. To this end, Community Engagement Specialists/Administrators have the right to moderate, edit, and remove posts that they consider contrary to the community guidelines or otherwise illegal, harmful, or inaccurate. While every effort will be made to conduct these activities in a timely fashion, PMI/ is not responsible for delays in editing or removing posts, or for failure to do so. If you feel that your posts have been moderated unfairly, please contact us at


If you see a violation of these guidelines, please notify us within the community by using the “Report” feature on the bottom right hand side of a post. If you have any questions about our guidelines, terms, or policies, please contact us at


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