Elizabeth’s Diary

Elizabeth Harrin reports on events and conferences in the project management world.

PMI Hungary’s Art of Projects Conference: the view from Budapest

PMI Hungary’s Art of Projects Conference: the view from Budapest

Starting with the big image and going clockwise: The MOM Cultural Centre which hosted the conference Chapter Chair introducing the day The amazing round room View from the balcony over Budapest Traditional Hungarian snacks: apple and cherry strudels Endre, Project Manager of the Year, receiving his prize One of the tomobola winners collecting a copy…

The Mr Tumble Approach to Project Management (The Parent Project Month 20)

The Mr Tumble Approach to Project Management (The Parent Project Month 20)

I said we’d never resort to television while Jack is still under 2, it’s not good for his development, language learning, he’s too young, blah blah blah. But we’ve soon found out that the gap between the end of his nap around 4pm and tea at 5.30pm is awful. So hello, Mr Tumble. You are…

What users want from project software: A case study
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What users want from project software: A case study

Pawel Wieckowski from GlaxoSmithKline presented a case study on their project software deployment at the Gartner PPM & IT Summit earlier this year. He started off by saying that they defined who would be using the tool. Users, he said, fell into the following categories: Project management community Project Management Office Senior management The whole…

APM Chartered status is go: PMI’s objections are dismissed

This is going to be long, so here’s the summary: APM is applying for a Royal Charter PMI objected at the time The Privy Council decided that they were going to recommend a Royal Charter for APM PMI raised legal challenges The High Court has conducted a judicial review into the objections PMI’s objections have…