Economic antidote

As companies around the world scramble to find solutions for addressing the challenges of working in today's volatile marketplace, more executives are turning to project management as a dependable method for improving performance, identifying training needs, and developing reporting processes. This article features the director of the corporate project management office at Indra Sistemas (Alcobendas, Spain) talking about how his company is leveraging project management to resolve the business challenges imposed by the global economic downturn. In doing so, it describes Indra's approach to practicing project management and its approach for supporting its project managers. It discusses the two major challenges that Indra is addressing to improve the enterprise's project management performance, noting how the company is tackling these challenges--training project managers and managing project risk.
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