Knowledge Center

Resources to inform and improve the practice of project management

Requirements management — a core competency for successRequirements management — a core competency for success

Our new Pulse of the Profession® in-depth report finds that 47% of unsuccessful projects fail to meet goals due to poor requirements management. The problem is multi-faceted, tied to a lack of focus on people, processes and culture.

Learn more about the struggles faced by organizations and the way forward in our latest Pulse report.

Simple Model for Agile Development Simple Model for Agile Development

Many software development teams want or need to transition to agile but are not sure how to get started. Tony Alletag, PMI-ACP, PMP simplifies the roles, responsibilities, meetings and iteration cycles so that an agile team can easily begin to implement their own agile process that works for their team, clients, customers and users.

Are Portfolio Managers the Next Chief Strategy Officers? Are Portfolio Managers the Next Chief Strategy Officers?

A relatively new but increasingly important role is emerging: the chief strategy officer (CSO). From Starbucks to Siemens, many organizations now have a designated CSO.

A CSO can be defined as an executive responsible for assisting the CEO with identifying, communicating, executing and sustaining strategic initiatives — basically, what a portfolio manager does…Read the Voices post by Jen L. Skrabak, PMP, PfMP and add your comments.

3 Insider Tips for Building Top Project Talent 3 Insider Tips for Building Top Project Talent

Help your project practitioners become project superheroes. See our graphic story with advice from PMI Global Executive Council member organizations.

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PM Network®

7 Steps to Stronger Relationships with Your Sponsor 7 Steps to Stronger Relationships with Your Sponsor

The sponsor and the project manager hold the project family together. The sponsor represents the interests of the organization and all the stakeholders. You speak for the project team. These tips—heavily leaning toward better communication—will help you cement the bond. Read the full story.

Pulse of the Profession®

With insights from project management leaders and practitioners, Pulse of the Profession examines the major business drivers and key industry trends that organizations face — and the activities they can undertake to be more successful.

PMO Thought Leadership Series

This series shows how PMOs can become more strategic and support the business by helping prioritize issues, identifying potential problems as they emerge, identifying and managing interdependencies, and communicating the right information at the right time.

Change Management

Change management is a critical leadership competency that complements technical skills and business acumen. Explore this important facet of project management.

Complexity in Project Management

Understand how to navigate complexity in projects and programs using principles, tools and techniques referenced in the PMBOK® Guide and other PMI foundational standards.

Organizational Methodology

The project management principles in the PMBOK® Guide provide the foundation on which to build a strong organizational methodology. Explore our resources on this important topic.

Portfolio Management

In today's complex economy, organizations are realizing the competitive advantage that formal portfolio management provides them. View all of our resource on this important topic.

Requirements Management

Proper management of requirements can help you meet stakeholders' needs and achieve strategic goals. See our resources to help sharpen your expertise.

Engineering Program Excellence

A joint collaboration between PMI, the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lean Advancement Initiative, this guide can help organizations cut down on waste, reduce program risk and improve ROI.

PMI Economic Snapshot

Research findings on the impact of the economy on the project management community

PMI Lexicon of Project Management Terms

A clear, concise and standardized set of project, program and portfolio management definitions.

Agile practices

Check out all the resources that will help you add agile to your toolbox.

Career Central

Resources and features to empower your career in project management

On-Demand Webinars for MembersMember Content

Hear from your peers and learn from their experience on a variety of subjects. The webinars were created by PMI's communities of practice.

PMI Publications

In addition to PM Network®, our magazine for the project management profession, check out our many other publications.

Project Management Journal®

A peer-reviewed academic publication focused on management techniques, research, theories and applications.

PMI Today®

The latest developments in certifications, standards, research, events, training opportunities, chapter and community activities, the Board of Directors and more.


Timely updates and information to support your success. See our many publications that serve members, credential holders, regional interests, academia and more.

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PMI sponsored research projects

Learn about projects that are currently underway and publications that report the findings of completed studies

PMI sponsored surveys

Read results of completed surveys or participate in a current study to help increase knowledge and understanding.

PMI Educational Foundation

Help us build a better world through project management.

Future of Project Management

Expert observations to help you and your organization prepare for the future