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    Project manager pay--is it keeping pace?

    By Phillips, Ronald C. When economic slowdowns and downturns begin, organizations often attempt to implement proactive--and sometimes, reactive--policies to improve their financial management performance. For many…

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    Like a Sponge

    By Waity, C. J. China's drainage problem needs urgent and innovative solutions. Flooding regularly plagues 641 of the 654 largest cities, sometimes with high death tolls. And a 1-meter (3.3-foot) rise in sea levels…

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    Four challenges for health care project managers

    By Sapienza, Alice M. Health care may well be the largest service industry in the world, and it is one in which project management is playing a larger part. While advances in biomedical technology are accelerating costs,…

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    Power and politics

    By Pinto, Jeffrey [Book Excerpt] Project managers don’t have the luxury of turning their backs on organizational politics. Instead, they must become astute politicians.

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    Transformation Tsunami

    Graphical depiction of global digital transformation projects.

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    Executive Engagement

    In some organizations, the term "project sponsor" conjures up the image of a disconnected executive whose main responsibility is to secure the project funds and then come in for the victory lap when…

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    Financial models, right questions, good decisions

    By Githens, Gregory D. Financial metrics like Return On Investment (ROI) and Net Present Value (NPV) are applicable to traditional, capital asset-intensive companies but less relevant to companies in today's…

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    Show me the money

    By Cabanis-Brewin, Jeannette At the 1998 Project Leadership Conference in San Francisco, four project management maturity (PMM) experts were interviewed about PMI's ongoing effort to frame an assessment of PMM. Cathy Tonne of…

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    Global Polio Eradication Initiative

    Keeping polio in check requires a nonstop global assault. As the world's largest public-private health endeavor of its kind, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) is a prolific force that…

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    Boeing 747

    When the Boeing 747 made its maiden flight 50 years ago, long-haul air travel was just taking off. Once that twin-aisle, wide-body passenger plane took to the skies, everything changed. As the first…