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Leading lights converge at APM Art of the Possible conference [Video]

APM Conference 2012

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAD19Fmq-2E&feature=player_embedded Leading lights from the world of project management converged in central London on Wednesday for the annual APM Conference at 8 Northumberland Avenue. Speakers at the ‘Art of the Possible’ themed conference included Dr Ed Hoffman, chief knowledge officer and director of NASA’s Academy of Program/Project and Engineering Leadership; …

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APM Body of Knowledge 6th edition launched at conference

APM Body of Knowledge 6th edition launches

After close to three years of hard work and collaboration with over 1,200 stakeholders and 350 contributors the Association for Project Management is proud to have launched the APM Body of Knowledge 6th edition at the annual conference yesterday – pictured with Esther Fry, APM Product Development Manager, who worked …

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Hurry, only 1 day left to enter APM Awards

APM Awards 2012

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeoiRlu8nZI&feature=player_embedded Hurry, there is only one day left to submit your entry into the APM Project Management Awards 2012. The deadline is 5pm on Friday 29th June for projects of all shapes, sizes and types to be put forward for a chance to win the most sought-after trophy in the industry. Don’t …

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Stakeholders and Complexity

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The greatest challenge facing project management in the 21st Century is managing the shift from the ‘command and control’ paradigm based in the theories of ‘scientific management’ developed in the early 20th Century to a recognition of the inherent uncertainty and complexity involved in managing every project, and in particular, …

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Digital UK provide two senior APM Conference speakers

Digital UK

Digital switchover is the biggest change to television since the introduction of colour in 1967. With around 60 million television sets in the UK the scale of this project is vast. Such a huge undertaking is not to be underestimated, which is why Digital UK will be providing two senior …

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Is PM a Standard or a Cultural Process?

Lynda Bourne

Given the final draft of ISO 21500, A Guide to Project Management will be voted on by the international community over the next couple of months, my question is does the emergence of an international standard, and the internationalisation of other standards including the dozen or more translations of the …

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7 Lessons Learned from the PMP Exam

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Everyone has different ways of studying for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. You may carry the PMBOK® Guide around with you, or use flashcards. You may join your local Project Management Institute (PMI)® Chapter and study in a group. Whatever your study path, someone has been there before you. …

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Project Management Debates and Discussions

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The APMG have just started to announce the line up for the forthcoming APMG-International Showcase event which takes place on Thursday 28th June in Central London. This free event is open to any project management professional interested in the latest best practice in project management. The Showcase brings a mix …

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The Global State of the PMO 2012: On the Road to the Next-Generation?

Do You have a PMO

The Project or Programme Management Office (PMO) has moved up the ranks in most organisations as more than just a warehouse of methodology, tools, and process. In an effort to impact business performance through training, methodology and project guidance, many PMOs seek to support project, programme and portfolio management in …

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