Pulse of the Profession

Pulse of the Profession® is our annual global survey of project, program and portfolio managers tracking the major trends in project management.

Beyond Agility

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    Pulse of the Profession 2021

    As organizations reimagine the post-pandemic future, they must embrace new ways of working. PMI research shows the emergence of enterprises that are finding success by combining structure and…

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    Pulse of the Profession 2021 By Region

    Discover trends in Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, MENA, North America, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.

2020 Reports

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    Pulse of the Profession 2020

    Are you future ready? Our Pulse of the Profession® research shows that organizations that prioritize maturing their delivery capabilities enjoy more successful outcomes.

  • Research Highlights by Industry and Region

    This report provides a comparison of research results between a variety of geographical locations and industries and the global totals.

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    Why Social Impact Matters

    Organizations must apply the same strategic mindset behind the drive for bottom-line results to ensure projects deliver a positive social impact, according to new PMI research.

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    The Innovation Imperative

    Organizations must invest in building a culture - and project teams - that can turn cutting-edge ideas into reality, according to new PMI research.

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    A Case for Diversity

    PMI research shows project teams that draw from an array of perspectives and skillsets deliver powerful outcomes.

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    Tomorrow’s Teams Today

    PMI research reveals that it’s the organizations with creative, collaborative and agile teams that will thrive in The Project Economy.

Focus: Artificial Intelligence

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    AI @ Work: New Projects, New Thinking

    Our Pulse of the Profession® research reveals that artificial intelligence is already helping project leaders streamline—and improve—project work.

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    AI Innovators: Cracking the Code on Project Performance

    According to Pulse of the Profession® data, the impact of artificial intelligence is increasing—and it's changing how how projects are managed.

Focus: Disruptive Technologies

Organizations all over the world are being impacted by disruptive technologies—including cloud solutions, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT)—that are displacing established technologies. Those that want to understand and manage the impact of these technologies can look to proven project management practices to survive and thrive during these times of change. Our In-Depth reports look at Disruptive Technologies and their impact on organizational success. 

In-Depth Topic Reports

Special Features

  • What's Next? Identifying New Ways of Working

    Learn about the five ways that successful organizations are cultivating disruptions in order to evolve their best practices to next practices.

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