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What are you worth?

Apparently the average salary for a programme manager is £70,196, down from £72,510 this time last year, according to G2, an IT specific recruitment agency. The range of programme manager salaries is actually much narrower than I was expecting, with the average minimum being £65,513 (last year - ... READ the POST

How good is your PMO?

A new study* has shown that nearly half of Project, Programme and Portfolio Management Offices (PMOs) rate themselves as Fair or Poor in terms of effectiveness.  I think that’s terrible, especially as it was the PMO team or those close to them who responded to the survey.  As the purpose of having a ... READ the POST

Impact of the economy on project management

Josh Nankivel of is running a survey on the impact of the currect economic situation on project management.  If you have an anecdote to share, complete the survey. He's had responses from all over the world so far:  Costa Rica, India, Mexico, Holland, Germany, France, Canada, the ... READ the POST

People, not technology: new research

In June, Forrester released a report (*updated 3 Aug 2015: no longer available online) that concluded that IT projects are people projects: people management skills are essential for the successful design and implementation of the project. Experienced project managers will know that this is common ... READ the POST

Solid Proof

PMI has commissioned some research into the value of project management. The findings were shared at their research conference in Warsaw last month. The study apparently took three years of field-work and cross-disciplinary analysis that culminated in June this year. Now I’m a bit sceptical of a ... READ the POST


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