Here are some of the latest articles we’ve read concerning project management…
Why the hottest technology job this year may be scrum master | ZDNet
The other week, we reported on LinkedIn’s list of the hottest jobs of 2017. Interestingly, number 10 on the top 20 list was that of “scrum master.” The average annual salary is $100,000, and the number of jobs for this category is expected to double over the coming year.
The LinkedIn listing assigns the need for expertise in roles including, of course, scrum, as well as Agile methodologies, Agile project management, software development, and software project management. TechTarget defines the position as such: View the full post… zdnet.com
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5 Opportunities You Can Negotiate For That Aren’t Money
If you have the flexibility to work with the best money deal they can make, don’t assume you’ve reached the end of the negotiating road. Challenge yourself to think bigger about what your medium and long term goals are, and what else would help you achieve them. Here are five opportunities you can negotiate for that aren’t money.
3. Certification programs: You can get certified in skills like project management, basic HTML and Excel that can boost your efficiency at work now and make you more marketable for your next job later. View the full post… forbes.com
IT Transformation Checklist: 10 Steps to Success – InformationWeek
In reality, IT projects aren’t really all that different from any other endeavor, large or small. Readiness is all. So it’s critical for companies to conduct a reality check on just how prepared they are to embark on their transformation effort. In our experience, readiness is a matter of ensuring that the company has put in place 10 key requirements needed to make sure their project reaches its business and technology goals. These requirements should be set up as an operational checklist to be punched as each one is fully accomplished: View the full post… informationweek.com
Project management agenda for the new administration [Commentary]
The White House is in transition, a natural point for looking at how parts of the government could be improved to run faster, better and more cost effectively. Like any initiatives, sound project management practices would be key for bringing these recommendations to life and demonstrating improved outcomes. Let’s take a closer look at the specific areas of project management needed to support PSC’s four areas of focus: modernizing service delivery, improving government operations, building a better engagement model, and developing the workforce of the future. View the full post… federaltimes.com
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