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PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts

This is a list of the posts from Round 2 of the #PMFlashBlog "Project Management Around the World". The list will grow as each week bloggers from different parts of the world will release their posts about Project Management in their part of the world.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Project Management around the World - South Africa

Africa
The opportunity to participate with other project management bloggers globally has come again with the second Project Management Flash Blog (#PMFlashBlog), organised by Mark Phillipy, author and host of the Sensible Project Manager. The theme for this #PMFlashBlog is " Project Management around the World " and I will be writing about my perspective of project management in South Africa.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Managing Successful Projects

Africa
If you visit Cape Town and arrive at the award-winning state of the art airport you will still today be struck by this sad picture. In a country as wealthy as South Africa (one of the BRICS emerging economy nations) we are still unable to create housing at the rates necessary to provide for the increasing growth of urban populations.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | #PMFlashblog 2 Project Management Around The World - Brisbane & Gold Coast

Australia
This article has been written as part of the #flashblog project management around the world and provides me with an opportunity to discuss how we do things down under and the hurdles this profession faces. In general terms, project management in Brisbane and the Gold Coast is much like anywhere else in the world in ...

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Project Management Around the World - (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Australasia)

Australia
This post is published as part of a project management related global blogging initiative to publish a post on a common theme at exactly the same time. Bloggers from Australia, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, France, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, UK and the USA have committed to make a blogging contribution and the fruit of their labour is now (literally NOW) available all over the web.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Delivering Projects - 10 Vital Ways to Business Success

Europe
Most people will say that a project is a temporary management setting needed to deliver some unique benefit to the business. And, project management is the governance - the principles, processes and tools - which is used when delivering projects. But what does this really mean?

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Better Projects: No wonder our perception of project work is distorted. By Jon Whitty #PMFlashBlog

Australia
My conversations with project managers about project management began in Brisbane a number of years ago. I started a small study (which I published as: Project management artefacts and the affective emotions they evoke) where I asked project managers a simple question to which they had to pencil sketch the answer. No words were allowed. I would ask the project managers to close their eyes and remember a time they were managing a project. I then say, “Now answer this question by drawing the answer”. The question is “managing that project was like {draw}” And what they draw is most revealing. They certainly don’t draw a Gantt chart!

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Project Management Around the world #pmFlashBlog: Project organisations require a new paradigm for organisational lea...

Australia
Project Management Around the world #pmFlashBlog: Project organisations require a new paradigm for organisational learning through projects.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | #PMFlashBlog - Project Management Around the World - Melbourne, Australia

Australia
Greetings from Melbourne, Australia. I can't prove it but I believe that the way we execute the precepts of project management is, at least to some degree, determined and influenced by our cultural surroundings. Melbourne is, by all accounts, a fantastic cosmopolitan city.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Project Management: the Italian Way

Europe
By Ugo Micoli Project Management in Italy is related to the same structure of economy in this Country, obviously. It is not so easy to understand and models from elsewhere may not be useful here. We have world class player companies in almost every industry: aerospace, defense, construction, engineering, plants and architecture, mechanics and...

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | PMO Planet " Blog Archive " Project Management Around the World - (London, England, UK, Europe)

Europe
This blog is part of the #pmflashblog 2014, which has been kindly facilitated by the Sensible PM (see all of the activity on Twitter) Diversity - I've been working in London now for many years, and on any project working in the UK there will be people from may different nations and cultures.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Mega-Projects - The Australian Challenge

Australia
I'm so excited to be participating in the second Project Management Flash Blog (#PMFlashBlog), organised by the remarkable Mark Phillipy, author and host of the Sensible Project Manager. The theme for this #PMFlashBlog is "Project Management Around the World" and invites project management writers to reflect on the industry within their home countries.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | #pmFlashBlog - A view of PM From the UK | #pm_ngt Logical Model

Europe
I'm in the uk. Project folk routinely inspire me while at the same time the pm 'establishment' depresses me. Dawn Sunrise I hope PM is at the dawn of a great age. The signs are there and I for one know the steps required! But the darkest hour is just before dawn.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Project Management Around the World - London, UK

Europe
It's a year ago since I last wrote about the inexorable rise of PRINCE2. Back then, I wrote that 2012 has seen the greatest number of PRINCE2 exams ever taken - with more than 144,000 exams being sat. In fact it was around September of that year when

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Digital Project Management Around the World - UK

Europe
This post is part of the second PM Flash Blog organised by Mark Phillipy aka The Sensible Project Manager. Project Managers from around the world will be posting on the state of project management in their city, country or continent. Here's my contribution on the state of digital project management in the UK.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Project Management Around The World - Guildford, UK

Europe
This post is my contribution to the second #PMFlashBlog, in which project managers from around the world give a regional perspective on their view of project management. This is week two of the sequence, with the spotlight on Europe, and I'm posting from the United Kingdom.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | #PMFlashblog Project Management Around the World - "Managing projects in and from Sophia-Antipolis, France"

Europe
When Mark Phillipy, The Sensible Project Manager, approached me for this new #PMFlashblog I was of course willing to respond positively. But, even more so when I learned that the subject would be to write about the state of project management in "my" part of the world.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Henny Portman's Blog

Europe
This is my contribution to the second #PMFlashBlog focusing on Project Management in the Netherlands. I see in the Netherlands some focus points. More and more organizations look at or work with agile approaches (e.g. Scrum) besides the use of waterfall methods (e.g. PRINCE2) or use a combination of PRINCE2 and Agile.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Project management in the UK in 2014

Europe
Project management in the UK in 2014 is buoyant. Despite a number of major government backed projects still having problems, the public mindset is more inclined to focus on the successes of events like the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Project Management Around the World - The Netherlands

Europe
In the Netherlands projects are rapidly becoming the way of organizing innovative efforts and combining the interests of different parties. As a result the number of professional and semi-professional project managers is increasing steadily. About 3000 of them have joined either PMI-NL or IPMA-NL. They represent the vanguard of the estimated 10,000 (semi) professional PM's.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Project Management Around the World #pmFlashBlog: The Need for a Fresh Approach.

Europe
Project Management has it's roots in a few key sectors, defence, IT, construction, and capital intensive industries such as energy and oil and gas. If you look at the awards issued by the APM over the past few years then most of the award winners are from these key sectors.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | #PMFlashBlog "Project Management Around the World - England"

Europe
Welcome to the second round of #PMFlashBlog. The topic for this round is "Project Management Around the World" and plans to share the thoughts and insight from project management bloggers from around the globe about what project management is like in their part of the world.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Project Management Around The World

Europe
Managing Global Projects & What I've Learnt About Outsourcing Thinking about what to write for this #PMFlashBlog I started recalling my first foray into the world of project management. I had been working for some years for a blue-chip organisation, designing and developing bespoke software systems for internal use.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Project Management Around the World - UK

Europe
The PM Flash Blog is back* but this time we are taking a trip around the globe in seven weeks - hearing from PM bloggers about project management in their neck of the woods. The Camel and Arras People are obviously based in the UK - and we're providing the news from the recruitment and employment trenches.

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | Project Management Around the World - Europe (#PMFlashblog)

Europe
I'm once again privileged to have been invited to participate in the second Project Management Flashblog (#PMFlashblog) initiative, this time coordinated by Mark Phillipy (who runs the excellent blog, The Sensible Project Manager). This time the theme is Project Management Around the World and this is my contribution...

PMFlashBlog Round 2 "Project Management Around the World" Posts | The Tao of Project Management

Europe
Here in the soggy South West of England the projects foremost in our minds are the ones concerned with drying out the Somerset Levels, repairing the destroyed sections of coastal railway line and even closer to home repairing the storm surge damage to Topsham's famous (well famous in these parts) Goat Walk on the River Exe Estuary.