Thought Leadership

Research, Insights, Ideas and Perspective

Original research, information and analysis for results-focused organizations and strategic leaders at all levels.

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. In-depth reports provide extended coverage on topics of great significance to the profession.

Pulse of the Profession

PMI Economic Snapshot

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

Focus Areas

PMI Thought Leadership Series

Portfolio Management | Talent Management | PMOs

Learn more about future challenges and opportunities for the project, program and portfolio management profession, and gain insight into ways to improve your strategy execution.

Talent Triangle

The ideal skill set for project and program talent combines technical, leadership and strategic and business management expertise. Discover the Talent Triangle, plus resources for practitioners to expand their skills and organizations to strengthen their talent management.

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.

Business Analysis

Business analysis helps project teams identify business needs, recommend solutions, and develop and manage project requirements.

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.

Agile Practices

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