Merry Christmas from the Camel

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The Camel wants to wish all its readers a great Christmas holiday and best wishes for 2012 Now hit it Five Camel Band…..   Personalize funny videos and birthday eCards at JibJab!

And the winner is …….

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Well, nobody at the moment. I was looking for a tag line that may grab some attention! I currently have a conundrum and would appreciate any thoughts that you, the reader may have that could help point me in the right direction. So, my challenge relates to the current survey that we are running here …

Are Project Management Credentials Necessary for Digital PM?

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The latter half of 2011 has been a very difficult time for all. This accounts for the ongoing financial situations in the UK, Europe and even further afield in the USA all taking their toll on the ability, or willingness, of companies to commit their resources to expansion, with many preferring to adopt a “wait …

Can Social Networking Help My Job Search?

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“How are social networking and community sites helping project managers in their careers?“ – Radha, London Lindsay Scott of Arras People says: Much of the feedback from our own community of project management professionals in respect to social networking sites is the ability to keep in touch with people that they have met along the …

5 Tips for Managing Your Project Team

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Every great team has a great manager. This is the same for sports teams as it is for project teams. Here are some tips to help you manage your project teams: 1) Be specific with your requirements. A common issue with projects is that requirements are not always clear; this can sometimes lead to project …

Using Project and Programme Management Groups on LinkedIn

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This post, courtesy of the PM Oracles series of articles, is about the benefits of using project and programme management groups on the LinkedIn social network. In perusing some of the groups that could be of benefit to you and your project and programme management career, be sure to check out the Arras …

Project Management Census Out Now

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Lucky Number Seven will have some sizzle. Back now for its seventh edition, one would be inclined to think that if the 2012 Arras People Project Management Census were a project, the scope had expanded significantly from previous editions. Known for years as the Arras People Project Management Survey, the revamped Census has gone even …

Final 2011 Tipoffs Just One Week Away

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Normally I preview the month’s edition of Tipoffs on the second Thursday of each month, but an equally (OK: more) colossal event will be featured in this spot tomorrow, so stay tuned. The third Thursday of December stands just eight days away, so it’s with sadness that we announce the final edition of Project Management …

Project Management Android Apps

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Earlier this year, we informed How to Manage a Camel readers about some of the leading iPad applications for project management practitioners, thanks in part to an article by Andrea Contreras at Project Management Training. True Camel aficionados will also remember that we expanded upon her article slightly (which included pricing for her list of …

The Future of Project Management Development

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A quick sample of what people in project land are talking about TODAY: A glance at a Linkedin project management discussion group. What are the discussions about? What are the differences between managements and leadership?  Leverage Human Behavior to Lead without Authority Tomorrow’s Project Manager ecaminc.com Moving project management to its next level requires the discipline …

Salaries and Day Rates Review for PPM Practitioners

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Twelve months on from our last Salaries and Day Rates Review for Project Management Personnel, we have the opportunity to dip back into the data collected as part of the Arras People registration process to see some up to-date information regarding salaries and day rates. The data in this section analyses the registration detail collected …

Implementing a PMO is a Project in Itself

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When we began our collaboration on this article, we wanted to ensure that our readers didn’t see it as another article on how to manage and/or define the benefits of a PMO (Program and/or Project Management Office). There are many excellent articles on this subject published by respected professionals and organizations, many of which provide …