Project Management Benchmark Report – Launch Day!

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    It’s finally here – the day we launch the project management benchmark report to the wider project management community. We’re launching it at 6pm to coincide with our launch party in London this event “Future Trends in Project Management” To receive a copy of the full report please visit the website Just click …

Future Trends in Project Management

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Arras People’s Benchmark Report for 2013 will be officially launched this Thursday – 28th February – at a special event in London. Future Trends in Project Management is an evening for project management professionals interested in their career and profession. The evening kicks off at 6.00 for 6.30pm with champagne and canapes, with presentations from …

Book Review – A Short Guide to Operational Risk

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David Tattam’s ‘A Short Guide to Operational Risk‘ fits into a series of Short Guides about risk published by Gower. The series is planned to comprise around 15 books, addressing risk management topics as diverse as Climate, Fraud, Kidnap and Ransom, and Tax Risk. The Short Guides series aims to provide an easily digested, 100 …

Zen and the Art of PMO Optimisation

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This week I went along to an APM Branch meeting to hear Lain Burgos-Lovece talking about PMOs. I’ve known Lain for a number of years through his work at the PMOSIG and it’s always good to hear people talking about a subject they’ve really mastered and are of course passionate about. In this session about …

Matrix management – we are all project managers now

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In the past most organizations were structured ‘vertically’ around functions and geography. Today, work refuses to fit neatly within these traditional silos. Global customers and supply chains and more integrated business processes and functions mean that work increasingly is delivered ‘horizontally’ across the organization. A matrix organization reflects this by having multiple reporting lines to …

CAREERS ADVICE POD: Delivery, PMOs, and Job Interview Presentations

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If you’ve ever faced the spectre of making a presentation at a job interview, this is the podcast you’ll need to listen to. If you’ve ever pondered life in a project delivery role or monitoring from PMO sidelines, this is also the podcast you’ll need to listen to. The Careers Advice Podcast from Arras People …