The Project Management Institute (PMI) has created an Agile certification that should be on the radar of every CIO, human resources (HR) professional and IT manager.
Read this excellent white paper which outlines an excellent Cloud-based Project Management tool that will greatly accelerate the setup, administration and management of Project Management Office (PMO) and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) teams/practices.
Rise of the Project Workforce – Executive Summary
(extracted & summarised from white paper)
As organizations and managers find themselves with two feet planted firmly in a fully interconnected, truly global economy, one truth is evident for all enterprises—and particularly for project-driven
businesses that rely heavily on project teams and information workers:
Our established ways of getting work done, of accounting for this work, of monitoring compliance, and of analyzing work in progress for intelligence that will help us do future work faster, better, cheaper and smarter are through. They are no longer enough.
The ways we work, the ways we compete, and the ways we win require a new approach, a new outlook beyond simply making our existing systems bigger, better, faster. During strategic inflection
points, businesses that “get it” and change, achieve unprecedented gains; those that do not, stumble and fade.
In today’s “flat world”, organizations compete on a “level, global, Web-enabled playing field that allows for multiple forms of collaboration without regard to geography or distance—or soon, even
The problem? Today’s business systems are not designed to plan, schedule, manage, audit and optimize work that gets done in a flat world.
This white paper:
- reviews the market dynamics that are creating our flat world
- explores the new nature of work in this environment
- highlights why today’s business and IT systems fall short, and
- introduces Project Workforce Management, a new breed of systems designed to manage people and projects in a flat world.
To read the white paper, click the following link Tenrox-WhitepaperRiseoftheProjectWorkforce.