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The 5 PMBOK Project Management Process Groups

In 1969 the Project Management Institute (PMI) was founded by five volunteers, with the aim of improving and setting new standards for the way in which projects were managed. The PMI has since become recognised as an accredited standards developer, and has developed the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide). It was first published in 1996 as an attempt to standardize the practices and information of project management.


How to appoint the right project manager

Tackling a new project is always a daunting prospect, especially if it involves appointing a new project manager. A project manager plays a critical role in the success of your company, and it is of vital importance to hire or appoint someone who is not only a guaranteed to fit for your company, but is also well equipped to handle the types of projects that your company will be dealing with. Whether you are appointing someone on a contract of permanent basis, this is no small task.


A Quick Guide to PRINCE2 Project Management

With a wide selection of project management systems available, your organisation might have some difficulties selecting one that is best suited for your particular business model. PRINCE2 (short for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) offers a de facto process-based method for effective project management. Widely used in the private sector, as well as in the UK Government, PRINCE2 is in the public domain, offering offers non-proprietorial best practice project management guidance.