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Project, Program, and Acquisition Management Sites


The following sites provide resources for project management. This includes the traditional PM activities as well as requirements management. Items are listed alphabetically

 About Management is a collection of management sites, with project management links
All About Projects


Allen Web is a site for project development discipline information.


Ian Alexander's site has many requirements management resources.

 Advanced Management Systems Consulting
 Acquisition Community Connection is a site offering acquisition technology and logistics information and access to peers and experts working on critical AT&L processes  is a project management resource site.

 Amplifying Your Effectiveness (AYE) is a conference held in Phoenix focused on effectively managing software development organizations. All the articles from the conference are available as well


Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering,

 Association for Project Management is a UK PM professional organization.


American Society for the Advancement of Project Management is a not-for-profit professional society dedicated to advancing the project management discipline. Working with members, ASAPM provides the leadership for professional growth of both members and the profession.


University of Glamorgan's project management site, hosted by David Farthing. This site contains many papers on the topic of project management. is a site for Information Technology (IT) project management information and resources.

 Brad Appelton's Software Project Management resources


The Bad Managers site provides resources for how not to run a project.

Treasury Board of Canada, Enhanced Management Framework
 State of California's Health and Human Services System's Integration Division PM best practices site
 Center for Project Management
 Centre for Project Management at the University of Limerick


Center for International Project & Program Management, is an international association and center of advanced communication, research, and learning for professional project managers and those interested in project management.

 Centre for Research in the Management of Projects (CRMP) is hosted by the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology contains research resources on project management.


Center for Business Practices is a knowledge center created to capture, organize, and transfer business practice knowledge to project stakeholders in order to help them excel in their competitive environments in today’s rapidly changing business world.


Collaborative Strategies is an industry analyst firm that has focused on the collaborative software market.

 Columbia University Q7503: Principles of Project Management Course materials
 Contractors Depot is a clearinghouse of information dedicated to all personnel who work software development contracts for the defense industries.
 Data Analysis & Results, Inc. is a consulting firm with PM resources.
 e-Project Central is a source of technical, regulatory, operational, management, and product information about the project management industry, with emphasis on issues of interest to the aerospace, construction and information management communities in project management processes using web technology to facilitate and improve business and corporate decision making.
 Death March Projects is the site of Ed Yourdan and his Death March book
 Department of Energy Software Quality and Systems Engineering


EVO is an evolutionary project management method based on Tom Glib's 10 EVO principles.


ESI is a project management and project training firm focused on Fortune 50 and government clients.


Earned Value Management is part of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Glossary of Project Management terms hosted at Max Wideman

Engineering Project Management Forum is an Inter-Institutional committee which promotes effective project management, mainly by organising events around the United Kingdom.
 Enterprise Project Management Software is a resource site for a variety of project, program, and portfolio management systems, articles, and resources.
 ePMbook is an electronic book for Program Management


Event Project Management System is a site hosted by William J. O'Toole of the Project Management Research Group


Earned Value Management, quasi official government site for EV resources.


Engineering Management Handbook is maintained by American Society for Engineering Management  


University of Chicago Project Management documents


Gantt Head is a site dedicated to PM with resources on management as well as tools for PM's

 Michael Greer's Project Management Resources
 Institute of Project Management, Ireland
 Ron Gill is a New Zealand based project management consultant


Integrated Computer Engineering is the author of the Software Program Manager's Risk Radar.

 Guide to Project Management Research Sites
 Graded Application of Project Management Requirements, defines fours level of project management across the Planning, Execution, Control, and Closeout phases.


International Project Management Help Desk was founded to provide assistance to the international project management community and promote PM fundamentals.

 International Research Network on Organizing by Projects


International Project Management Association is a non-profit, Swiss registered organization, with a Secretarial office based in the United Kingdom. Its function is to be the prime promoter of project management internationally, through its membership network of national project management associations around the world.

 International Group for Lean Construction has some interesting things to say about lean (agile) project management.
Integrated Project Management Handbook from Dayton Aerospace, Inc.
 Japanese Project Management Forum (in English). This site contains a PMBOK focuses in the management innovation in the enterprise.


Logistics, which hosts the Acquisition Deskbook for the DoD 5000 acquisition model.


Management Concepts is a commercial site serving the federal government.

 State of Minnesota Project Management Methodology
 MIT Project Management Resources and Exploration


NASA Sites

NASA Academy of Program and Project Leadership

Office and Safety and Mission Assurance

PM Challenge 2005

PM Challenge 2004

PM Challenge 2005

PM Challenge 2006

PM Challenge 2007

PM Challenge 2008


New Grange is a PM fourm run by Donna Fitzgerald. It contains discussions about PM issues and is starting to discuss software management and agile methods.

 State of North Carolina IRMC resources
 State of Oregon OIS program Management Office
Office Government Commerce Successful Delivery Toolkit
 Planning Planet is a interesting site with planning and benchmarking information


PM Boulevard is an electronic magazine for Project Managers.

 PM World Study is a worldwide study on project management is a research joint venture between academia and practitioners.


PM Forum is a resource for project managers. This site hosts the electronic publication PM World Today

 PMI Sites with presentations and newsletters

Puget Sound PMI Presentations


Prince 2 Resources


Prince 2 Official website


Projects@Work is a web-zine of PM's

 Project Management Maturity Model


Project Management Center, is a site with links to many PM resources.


The Project Management Institute is a commercial site for project management professionals. Membership provides a quarterly journal and access to their materials.


Project Management Toolbox is a resource site started in 1997 as a student site for the MS in Project Management program at City University in Bellevue Washington.


Project Magazine is an online publication dedicated to practical project management.


ProjectNet hosted by Project Management Today, a UK project management magazine.


Project Zone is a community of technology project leaders.

Project Management Resources at IT Tool Box


Project Management Development Process this is a guidebook at NASA for deploying modern project management methods.


Project Management Pattern Language is a concept in which the patterns of a project are linked into a language about how they interact with each other.

 Project Management Knowledge Bank is part of the Center for Business Practice site


University of Glamorgan's School of Computing provides a Project Management courseware guide with many useful concepts.


Project Magazine is a free on line resource for project managers.


Project Manager Today is a British project management web site


The Project Management Forum supports the development, international cooperation, promotion and advancement of a professional and worldwide project management discipline. This site also hosts a monthly article series on agile project management written by Glen Alleman.


Project Connection is a commercial site with many useful project management materials, including some eXtreme Programming training.


Project Management Institute which has an Information Systems Specific Information Group


Project Net is part of Project Management Today, a UK magazine

 Program Management Community of Practice
 Project Management Web Depot is a EV and PM site of  the US Army Corp of Engineers


Quantitative Software Management is a consulting firm using the SLIM (Software Lifecycle Management) method.


Risk Driver is a resource site for risk management.


Russel Martin & Associates provides PM consulting. They have provided Agile PM training.

Software Dioxide's Project Management resources


Software Program Managers Network is sponsored by the Under Secretary of Defense for Science and Technology. This is the home of the Nine Best Practices and the 16 Critical Practices.

 Spotty Dog project Management Site


Software Reality is an online magazine that was called Bad Managers and is dedicated to all the bonehead ideas bad managers have.

 St@rtWrite is a resource site for remote project management activities. The site also contains other "road warrior" links. The most useful are the PM Reference Sites.
Tasmanian State Government Project Management resource site
 Ten Step Project Management Process. Ten Step templates
 Texas Department of Information Resources is a site for the CIO


Rob Thomsett is an innovative project management thought leader. His new book Radical Project Management is just out (May.2002) and worth a read. His site contains many resources, the most important of which is a PM Handbook for "agile" project management. It can be found at <>

 Mike Tarrani's PM resources contains information of PM amd EVMS
 Commonwealth of Virginia Project Management guidelines as part of the Virginia Information Technologies Agency

Department of Veterans Affairs, IT Project Management Guides

Visatask is a project management resource site


Work Breakdown Structure, the core of most project management processes is defined in MIL–STD–881B


Max Wideman's project management reference site.

 XP Wiki's Project Management site

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