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PMI in the news! 'Why companies don't do what the CEO says'
Forbes
Mark Langley believes he has three answers to a question that perplexes chief executives. Why don't companies do what the CEO tells them to on major projects?

Langley is president and chief executive of the Project Management Institute, the world's largest global project management association, serving three million professionals in 190 countries. And his first answer, predictably, is that CEOs are far too busy. "When they get to the point where they believe they have decided the direction of their organization, they believe that the organization will carry out their direction," he says. "And their time is consumed in other areas such as regulatory, customer, banking and bondholder issues. They're overtaxed in terms of their attention span and ability to focus."
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Please join us on May 27 for a lunch seminar on developing creativity as a core competency. Our guest speaker, Sean Murphy, will be introducing the importance of creativity and creative thinking, outline the critical success factors and best practices for better individual and team creativity and introduce the use of creative thinking tools for problem solving. Sean is the founder, Managing Principal and CEO of A Hundred Answers, a business advisory and systems integration firm based in Ottawa. Sean is an accomplished management consultant and project manager, working with a range of public and private sector organizations.
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5 things I would tell my project manager self from 15 years ago
CIO
If I could go back in time and talk to my project manager self 15 years ago, I think I could probably convince myself of a few things, offer some key insights, and make myself an even better and more empowered project manager and consultant than I am today.
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Study finds inconsistent use of project management tools among services providers
Business Solutions
Almost 40 per cent of project managers do not use project planning, tracking, or collaboration software, making it impossible to track the profitability of their projects, according to new study from AffinityLive.
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