Will we become dinosaurs of an enabled age?
Leadership skills are becoming more important for project managers as they find themselves increasing responsible and accountable for the success or failure of projects. In overviewing some of the skills that will be required in tomorrow's project manager, this article considers the applicability of the software industry's Capability Maturity Model to project management. This model traces the improvement path taken by organizations as they grow more mature and can help guide the evolution of project management capability. This article also reviews new research on how to build winning project teams and discusses how the role of leadership changes during the life of the project.