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What will the Project Management methodology look like in 10 years? Is a different approach like the Scrum approach waiting for us?
What will the Project Management methodology look like in 10 years? Is a different approach like the Scrum approach waiting for us?This question is specifically for IT companies.
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There is no single PM methodology. A methodology is constructed, adapted or adopted by an organization, department or team based on their context and constraints.

Scrum represents one recipe for delivering value (and not project value at that as it is a product management framework). There are many many more and more will emerge over time.

I believe what we will see is greater emphasis on optionality focusing teams on principles, but letting the "how" be flexible based on what faces them over the life of their projects.

Kiron
Totally agree with Kiron … There will never be one-size-fits-all approach.
10 years is sufficient to address a multitude of changes, maybe new methodologies will arise in this lapse of time, but nowadays there isn't a one and only methodology for Project Management.
I do not know what you are refering to with "project management methodology". If you are talking about all produced by the PMI then there is not a method/methodology into it. If you are talking about PRINCE2 then you have a method into it and it is in constant evolution. On the other side, Scrum is a framework, not a method neither an approach. Generally speaking, as from long time ago, ways to do things (methods) will adjust to the needs and the context.
While project management, like any other discipline, will evolve over time, you can expect that the management core--planning, organizing, executing and controlling--will remain in one shape or form.
Didem,

will there be something new? Yes according to Gartner's hype curve.

What does the PM methodology look like today and looked like 10 or 20 years ago? I do not see much change.

PM tries to reduce complexity about the future.
Future and complexity both only exist in human minds.
This will probably not change.

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