On Friday, 6 April, U.S. Senator Bob Casey visited PMI Global Headquarters in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania to see firsthand the impact of the project management profession across the United States and around the world.
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With three weeks to go before the PMP® exam is based on the new edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, it’s now or never if your aim is certification based on Fifth Edition knowledge.
In an era of increased financial scrutiny, shifting competitive pressures and business disruption from evolving technology, organizations seek advice on how to drive performance. They can find this insight in the new 2018 Pulse of the Profession®, released today on PMI.org.
To stay certified, you’ll need to participate in professional development activities, and earn and report professional development units (PDUs). Did you know that PMI members who hold more than one credential can count the same PDUs toward the renewal of multiple credentials?
Across 37 countries included in PMI’s latest salary survey, Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification holders report higher median salaries than those without the certification. This is a key finding of the upcoming Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey 10th Edition―a leading source of data on project practitioner earning―incorporating responses from more than 33,000 project management practitioners.
Brainstorming is a recognized idea-generating tool and it certainly has a home in project management. The more ideas you generate, the greater your chances are of coming up with good ideas. Follow these guidelines for a productive brainstorming session.
Commitment to quality and implementation of programs aimed at process improvement are becoming focal points to increase overall performance. The incorporation of total quality management (TQM), a leading management philosophy, with strategic planning is natural and inevitable.
As organizations increasingly face cybersecurity issues and make plans to stay a step ahead, there is a case for introducing information security (along with a proposed Security Review Board to stimulate the thought process) as part of project management processes.
Perhaps—like 500,000-plus other people—you have some form of Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) credential and are looking to distinguish yourself and continue your learning journey. For credential seekers, this article explores some common paths.
PMI has released a new edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Here, a practitioner gives an overview of some of the evolutionary changes of the sixth edition.