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An Update from Ombud, Sai Prasad

Written on January 11, 2018 by

MPUG Ombudsmen are experts who investigate and present solutions to common problems and complaints in the practices of project management. These are experts vetted by hundreds of thousands of your peers in the community. We want to let you know what they are up to! B Sai Prasad, PMP®, PMI-SP®, MVP Business Solutions (Project) has…

Ombud, Eric Uyttewaal, Announces his Newest Book

Written on January 5, 2018 by

MPUG Ombudsmen are experts who investigate and present solutions to common problems and complaints in the practices of project management. These are experts vetted by hundreds of thousands of your peers in the community. We want to let you know when they are up to something new – an innovation or developing time saving tips!…

An Update from Ombud, Larry Christofaro

Written on January 4, 2018 by

MPUG Ombudsmen are experts who investigate and present solutions to common problems and complaints in the practices of project management. These are experts vetted by hundreds of thousands of your peers in the community. We want to let you know what they are up to! Larry Christofaro is the president and Executive Consultant with EPM…

New PMBOK Walks Down the Aisle with Agile

Written on September 21, 2017 by

The methodologies of project management have gotten more complex — so much so that the Project Management Institute® is including a second book with its latest edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge. The sixth edition of the PMBOK® Guide ships with the Agile Practice Guide, a book co-produced with the Agile Alliance, an…

PMI Teams Up with Pearson VUE on Exams and Digital Badging

Written on August 21, 2017 by

The Project Management Institute has signed Pearson VUE to provide computer-based testing for one of its certifications. Under the partnership, the testing provider will allow people to take the exam for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) at one of the company’s 5,600 testing centers They can also tackle the assessment through Pearson VUE’s…

Young People to get Intro to PM for Job Skills Development

Written on July 14, 2017 by

A non-profit that helps young people connect their education and career goals has launched a workforce readiness program to teach project management The 114th Partnership launched the initiative with a grant from the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF), a philanthropic arm of the Project Management Institute. The program will be tested in Philadelphia among…

Congratulations, Sai Prasad!

Written on July 10, 2017 by

MPUG is excited to announce that esteemed community leader, Sai Prasad, PMP, PMI-SP, MVP Project, has been presented with the 2017-2018 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award! Sai has been a recipient of this award four years running! MPUG could not be more proud of Sai and his acheivement. Sai has served as an active…

Microsoft Declares Projectum Best PPM Company of the Year

Written on June 9, 2017 by

Microsoft has announced the winners of its annual partner of the year awards. Four companies were finalists in the realm of project and portfolio management and one was named as the winner in the category. Projectum, which offers training, consulting and services, was named the winner. The other three finalists were Ernst & Young LLP, Brazil-based…

PMI: PM Profession to Grow by a Third by 2027

Written on May 19, 2017 by

Project management isn’t going away anytime soon. A new assessment commissioned by the Project Management Institute found a “dramatic increase” in the number of jobs that will require “project-oriented skills” over the next decade. These aren’t all positions specifically for project managers; they also include jobs in which the individual needs project management skills. The…

Sensei Releases Portfolio Advisor for Microsoft PPM

Written on May 18, 2017 by

A new program from Sensei Project Solutions performs automated project checks for governance and compliance. Sensei Portfolio Advisor works on projects maintained in Microsoft Project Online and Project Server. Versions are available for both individual users and enterprises. The application performs a set of checks based on industry standards and best practices, including the Project…

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