Project Management Newsweek: Nov. 17, 2017


This week’s top project management news, analysis, and insights from around the world.
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Project Management News: Here Are the Must Reads for This Week

Agile


OPINION

To Jump Through The Hoops Of Digital Disruption, Be Agile

Forbes · Nov. 16, 2017

In this age of digital disruption, no sector is safe. Millennials are turning to bots—not brokers—for solid financial advice. Factory workers are assembling widgets alongside collaborative robots. And artificial intelligence services are finding job… READ MORE

Construction Industry


NEWS

SEE Nexus, Projacs ink project management services MoU

constructionweekonline.com · Nov. 12, 2017

SEE Nexus has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with project management company, Projacs International, in a bid to optimise the delivery of its current and future projects. The UAE-headquartered sustainability consultancy’s portfolio inclu… READ MORE

NEWS

Swimming pool builders test purpose-built project management platform

Splash! Magazine · Nov. 15, 2017

Pool industry contractors have a new way to manage their projects thanks to the Pooltrac platform designed by SPASA. The new online digital contract management platform is being released for self-training by SPASA members and also to facilitate temp… READ MORE

Government and Public Sector


ANALYSIS

The Pentagon is set to make a big push toward open source software next year

The Verge · Nov. 14, 2017

Nestled hundreds of pages into the proposed bill to fund the Department of Defense sits a small, unassuming section. The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 is the engine that powers the Pentagon, turning legislative will into tan… READ MORE

ICT industry


NEWS

Experimentation platform aims to streamline software delivery

BetaNews · Nov. 14, 2017

Development teams have turned to continuous delivery to help them adapt software features whilst rolling them out to customers. At the same time project management teams have used feedback mechanisms to get information on how well the software is wor… READ MORE

 

Project Management Best Practices


NEWS

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s Enterprise Project Management Office Named PMO of the Year

Business Wire · Nov. 14, 2017

Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading association for the project, program and portfolio management profession, announced today that The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s (CAMH) Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) has… READ MORE

Project Management Tools


NEWS

The project management startup dapulse is changing its name because people kept making fun of it

Business Insider · Nov. 12, 2017

The Israeli project management startup dapulse is changing its name after constant questions and jokes about the name. Starting on Monday, dapulse will be known as monday.com, a name which the company claims is more closely aligned with its “”broader”… READ MORE

NEWS

Huddle’s ‘highly secure’ work tool exposed KPMG and BBC files

BBC · Nov. 13, 2017

The BBC has discovered a security flaw in the office collaboration tool Huddle that led to private documents being exposed to unauthorised parties. A BBC journalist was inadvertently signed in to a KPMG account, with full access to private financial… READ MORE

LISTICLE

10 Trello tips and tricks

Computerworld · Nov. 14, 2017

Having problems tracking team projects? Never learned how to use a formal project management application? You might want to try Trello. Atlassian’s Trello can be described as a project-management tool for those of us who don’t have the time or incli… READ MORE

LISTICLE

Practical Benefits of Cloud-Based Project Management Software

comparethecloud.net · Nov. 14, 2017

Cloud project management software is the new standard for organizing and managing clients, projects, tasks, documents and even staff members. It’s more efficient and scalable than the more traditional options you might be used to, it’s quickly becomi… READ MORE

Project Management Trends


NEWS

Project management salaries: Talent gap reveals long-term growth

CIO · Nov. 13, 2017

Organizations are increasingly relying on project management professionals to implement strategic initiatives, drive change and deliver on innovation. And whole industries just now realizing the value of project management are expected to spur a boom… READ MORE

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