Top 10 Project Management Resources
The business world is littered with failed projects. Projects that fail can be over-time, over-budget, delivered with reduced scope or not delivered at all. The adoption of project management tools and methodologies can reduce the likelihood of a failed project.
Here is a list of top ten list of free corporate, government, and not-for-profit resources that can provide business leaders with insights and tools to better manage projects and project risk.
- 18F Project Guide (US Federal Government)
The US Federal Government’s 18F Project Guide has a wide range of consulting and planning methodologies and tools.
The Australian technology group, Atlassian, has a suite of free project management resources on its website.
- Australian Public Service (Australian Federal Government)
Australian Public Service website has some simple tools and templates for effective project management.
- Project Management Institute
Project Management Institute (PMI) is a leading professional association for project management and has a range for articles and resources.
- PM2 (EU)
PM2 is a Project Management methodology developed by the European Commission for all EU entities and businesses.
- Project Delivery Standards and Guides (UK Government)
The UK Government’s Infrastructure and Projects Authority and Cabinet Office have published a number of standards and guides on effective project management and delivery.
- IT Project Management Guides (Victorian State Government)
The Victorian State Government in Australia has published IT project management policy and guides that provide guidance for IT project management practitioners.
ProjectManagement.com is run by the Project Management Institute (PMI), a not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. The website requires registration for some content.
- Project Management Methodologies
Software group Infinity has a good article summarising the various project management methodologies.
- Managing Project Risks
The PMI has a short article on its website on managing project risks.
Major Project Risk and Project Risk are two risks in the 52 Risks® framework.