Knowledge Shelf is a growing resource of articles contributed by project managers to advance the body of knowledge. It’s a great place to expand your understanding of different aspects of project management. A panel of volunteer practitioners reviews each article for value and readability prior to posting.
All PMI.org visitors are invited to read the latest article, featured below, and a selection of white papers, many of which are contributed by organizations. Full access to all of the articles on the Knowledge Shelf is a benefit of membership. You can submit an article to the Knowledge Shelf. Articles accepted for posting are eligible for PDUs.
-by Deepa Gandhavalli Ramaniah, PMP
The transfer of knowledge from existing human resources to their successors must be managed effectively to ensure business continuity and successful project execution. This article explains the different approaches to permanent and temporary transitions and highlights best practices that enable efficient transition management.
White papers from organizations
Our collection of white papers offers you insights and information on timely and important topics for organizations and, in particular, how the strategic and committed use of project management supports better results.
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