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The IPMA-USA Newsletter

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The July 2016, 15th Anniversary Newsletter

Section A: IPMA-USA News
1. Celebrating This 15th Anniversary of IPMA-USA
2. 2016 Board of Directors Call for Nominations, Due July 5!
3. IPMA-USA Certification Program Upgrades to Latest Version! Report by Bill Duncan
4. Webinar, July 20: If there's no 'I' in team ...Who's sitting at the table?
5. Speaking of Anniversaries: IPMA Celebrates 50th Anniversary!

Section B: 15 Years of IPMA-USA Articles

The April 2016 NewsBlast

Do You Work With Complex Projects Or Programs? IPMA-USA has a webinar for you, featuring the inimitable Bill Duncan!

The March 2016 Newsletter

1. April Dialogue Series Event on IPMA Certification Is Open for Registration
2. Featured Article: How To Avoid Issues Over Deliverables, by Steve Olson
3. Participate in Our IPMA Project Excellence Training, April 10-12
4. Plan Now to Attend GPMC 2016: Globalized Project Management Competence, April 13-14
5. Duncan Updates: Moving Certification Forward »
6. Article: Acquiring, Developing, and Retaining Project Talent, by Stacy Goff

The February 2016 NewsBlast

a. ICEC Congress in Rio--Call For Papers Is Due This Week!
b. Attend Our March Dialogue Series Webinar on ICB4!
c. Register and Attend! Project Excellence Training, April 10-12.
d. Join Us for GPMC 2016, Globalized PM Competence, April 13-14
e. Plan Ahead for Our 2016 IPMA Regional Conference in Australia!

The February 2016 Newsletter

1. Subscribe to the 2016 International Journal of Project Management!
2. February Dialogue Series Event Is Open for Registration
3. Participate in Our IPMA Project Excellence Training, April 10-12
4. Plan Now to Attend GPMC 2016: Globalized Project Management Competence, April 13-14
5. New Version of PM-SAT Is Now Live; Build Your PM-SAT Badge!
6. Call for Papers for 10th Annual UT Dallas PM Symposium in August 2016
7. IPMA-USA Urges you to participate in the 2016 Study of Product Team Performance.

The January 2016 NewsBlast 2

a. Sign Up for Our January 20th Dialogue Webinar Series Event!
b. Registration is Now Open! Globalized PM Competence. April 13-14.

The January 2016 NewsBlast 1

a. asapm Rebrands as IPMA-USA
b. IPMA-USA Membership Survey Results
c. Save The Date! Globalized PM Competence. April 13-14.
d. Members! Sign Up Now for Our January 20th Dialogue Webinar Series Event!

The September-November 2015 Issue

1. Message from our IPMA-USA President, Joel Carboni
2. IPMA-USA Events for 2016: Mark Your Calendar!
3. IPMA World Congress (September 28-30) Closing Report
4. IPMA-USA Certification Updates, from William Duncan
5. Updates From Meg Infiorati, IPMA-USA Director of Standards
6. PM-SAT, IPMA-USA's PM Self-Assessment Tool, Updated to IPMA's ICB4
7. Two Articles, One on EVM, the Other from the 2015 UTD PM Symposium
8. Goff Named IPMA Honorary Fellow
9. IPMA-USA Presents at 2015 IPMA World Congress in Panama
10. IPMA-USA Website Updates, and Members Only Area
11. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The July-August 2015 Issue

1. PM Change Agents Blog, Imagine a World Where All Projects Succeed!
2. IPMA-USA Announces 2015 Election Results, Officers and Board of Directors
3. IPMA World Congress (September 28-30) August Update
4. GAPPS Sponsor Standard Released
5. ICB4 To Be Introduced at September IPMA World Congress
6. Featured Article: Demand Better PM Instructional Learning Objectives
7. Product and Project Team Performance 2015 Update
8. IPMA News and PM Updates From Around the World
9. IPMA-USA Jobs Board Has August Updates
10. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The May-June 2015 Issue

1. PM Change Agents Blog, Prototyping and Agile: Twins, Separated at Birth?
2. IPMA-USA Seeking Interested Participants for IPMA-USA Young Crew
3. IPMA-USA Certification Body Prepares for Growth
4. IPMA-USA Members to Vote for Board Candidates in late June, 2015
5. IPMA World Congress June Update
6. IPMA-USA's IPMA Certification Validation Report; by Bill Duncan
7. IPMA News and Updates From Around the World
8. IPMA-USA Jobs Board Has June Updates
9. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The March-April 2015 Issue

1. PM Change Agents Blog, Exploding the Myth of PM Best Practices
2. IPMA-USA Seeks Board Candidates for June, 2015 Elections
3. IPMA World Congress in Panama; Event Update
4. IPMA-USA's Shiny New Website; Featuring PRO
5. IPMA News and Updates From Around the World
6. Book Review: Light up the TEAM FIRE, by Majer-Schaden-Stabauer
7. Profession News From PM World Journal
8. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The January-February 2015 Issue

1. PM Change Agents Blog, My First Project Portfolio
2. IPMA-USA Seeks Board Candidate Nominations for 2014 Elections
3. IPMA World Congress in Panama; Call For Papers, due February 20!
4. IPMA-USA Opens the Doors To Our Shiny New Website!
5. Product Team Performance Survey 2015 Awaiting Your Responses
6. Subscribe to the 2015 International Journal of Project Management!
7. IPMA News and Updates, From Around the World
8. Call For Papers Due March 13 for 2015 UTD PM Symposium
9. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The October-November 2014 Issue

1. PM Change Agents Blog, Learning Project Success Secrets From Product Managers
2. IPMA's 2014 World Congress Wrap-up: A Smash Success!
3. Duncan Asks: Are You Smarter than the Average PM?
4. Featured Article: Sustainability in Project Management; by Joel Carboni
5. Product Team Performance Study 2014 Published
6. When and How PM Change Agents Add Business Value, by Stacy Goff
7. IPMA News and Updates, From Around the World
8. Latest Industry Reports and Articles From PM World Journal
9. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The August-September 2014 Issue

1. PM Change Agents Blog, More Than Project Take-off and Landing
2. IPMA World Congress Program Nearly Complete; Join us Sep. 29-Oct. 2!
3. The August 2014 UTD PM Symposium Trip Report and Wrap-up
4. Article: Project Levers and Gauges, by Stacy Goff
5. Resource Planning Summit, September 15-17, in New Orleans
6. International Project Management Day Coming November 6
7. Latest Industry Reports and Articles From PM World Journal
8. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The June-July 2014 Issue

1. PMChange Agents Blog, Let’s Start at the Start, and Finish at the Finish!
2. IPMA Releases 2014 ICB4 Survey Results
3. IPMA-USA Seeks Board Candidate Nomination for 2014 Elections
4. AXELOS and IPMA Sign MOU for Best Practice
5. Jon Whitty’s “Beyond the Iron Triangle” Offers Fresh Insights
6. Closing the Gap Between PM Training and PM Performance, by Stacy Goff
7. IPMA and apfpm sign MoU for Pacific Rim cooperation
8. Are You a Competence Enabler? Reminder: Current Members List for Free!
9. IPMA-USA Moves, With IPMA Family, to LinkedIn Groups
10. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The April-May 2014 Issue

1. PM on Tablets: Are We There Yet? By IPMA-USA President Stacy Goff
2. IPMA-USA Seeks Board Candidate Nominations for 2014 Elections
3. No Set Theme; our latest article by Simon Harris
4. 28th IPMA World Congress, September 29th to October 1st, Rotterdam
5. A Case for Not Using Earned Value Project Management, by Jim Baber
6. Scientific Papers from 27th World Congress Now Available from Procedia
7. Research Support Request From Russ Archibald, et. al.
8. PM World Journal Updates for IPMA-USA, IPMA and Our PM Practice
9. Job Opportunity: Contract RETELL Business Process/Operations Manager
10. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The February-March 2014 Issue

1. Change Agents Article: Are You a PRO or an Amateur?
2. IPMA Congress Call For Papers Extended to 28 February
3. Tuning The Engine Is Great, But Only of Value If … by Simon Harris
4. Complete an ICB4 Global Competence Survey; Win an iPad Mini!
5. Three Not-so-lazy Articles from Peter Taylor
6. Book Review: Better Practices of Project Management, by John Hermarij
7. Reminder: Call For Papers, Due March 14 for 2014 UTD PM Symposium
8. Applications Open for 2014 IPMA Project Excellence Awards
9. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The January 2014 Issue

1. 2014 IPMA World Congress Update, Rotterdam, NL
2. Tight, Inflexible Deadlines: Scourge of Projects; by Stacy Goff
3. Elsevier Publishes Crete 2012 World Congress Papers
4. IPMA Q4 Newsletter Posted; plus other Events, and apfpm
5. Van Haren Publishing offers eKnowledge Resources
6. Giammalvo’s PM Certification Comparison Study Updated; GPM Shines
7. Useful PM News and Insights From the PM World Journal
8. Subscribe to the 2014 International Journal of Project Management!
9. Reminder: IPMA-USA Requests Your Participation In a Doctoral Survey
10. Call For Papers, Due March 14 for 2014 UTD PM Symposium
11. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The November-December 2013 Issue

1. Change Agents Post, .ru Ready?
2. IPMA-USA Appoints Jeff Hodgkinson as Director of Standards
3. What Is a PM Methodology? A Search for Efficiency, Consistency, and Performance
4. IPMA-USA Offers PM-SAT, Self Assessment Tool for Development and Advanced Certifications
5. Call for Papers, 28th IPMA World Congress, Rotterdam, NL. Due 15 January
6. Unlocking a Project Team’s High-Performance Potential Using Cognitive Readiness
7. Useful PM News From the PM World Journal
8. Book Review by James R. Brady: Managing Business Analysis Services, by Barbara Davis
9. IPMA-USA Requests Your Participation In a Doctoral Survey
10. IPMA-USA and IPMA Items of Interest
11. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The September-October 2013 Issue

1. Change Agents Post, “It’s a lot more fun when you’re up there!”
2. IPMA-USA 2013 Election Results Announced
3. 27th IPMA World Congress Closure Report
4. The Project Management Office: The Missing Secret Sauce, by Ahmad Iqbal
5. Summary Chart Added to our Comparing PM Certifications Article
6. Bob Youker Named as IPMA Honorary Fellow
7. IPMA Achievement Award Announced for Joel Carboni’s GPM Global, USA
8. Reminder of Event: Managing Your SAP Projects 2013 , Nov. 20-22, Orlando, FL
9. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The July-August 2013 Issue

1. Change Agents Post, Efficiency and Effectiveness in Project Management
2. 27th IPMA World Congress Update, 30 Sept-3 Oct; Surprisingly Low Airfares!
3. IPMA-USA Elections Reminder: Members, Please Vote!
4. Comparing PM Certifications Article Goes Viral
5. Seven Steps to Mastering Business Analysis; by Barbara A. Carkenord
6. Product Management Study Published
7. Talent is Overrated, by Geoff Colvin; Book Review by Cole Kupec
8. Event: Managing Your SAP Projects 2013 , Nov. 20-22, Orlando, FL
9. IPMA News From Around the World
10. Perfect Phrases for Project Management, by Helen S. Cooke and Karen Tate
11. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The May-June 2013 Issue

1. Change Agents Post, Horse Racing and Project Team Parallels
2. 27th IPMA World Congress Update, 30 Sept-3 Oct; Keynote Speakers Announced
3. Featured Article: Comparing PM Certifications: Which Is Best For You?
4. Business Development Institute Releases BD-CMM 2.0
5. It’s said, “There is no ‘I’ in team” – So who is at the table? By Meg E. Infiorati, Ph.D
6. IPMA-USA Seeks Volunteers, Board Candidate Nominations for 2013 Elections
7. Blindsided! Five Invisible Project Threats Successful Managers Must See
8. The HUMAN Project
9. IPMA-USA Well-represented at Excellent Resource Planning Summit
10. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadershipl

The March-April 2013 Issue

1. Change Agents Post, Declare Victory, Take the Weekend Off
2. 27th IPMA World Congress 30 Sept-3 Oct; Early Bird Rates Expiring Soon
3. Featured Article: Do Private Sector Small To Medium Sized, Entrepreneurial General Contractors Comply With ANSI 748? By Dr. Paul Giammalvo
4. Update on the Project and Product Team Performance Survey, 2013
5. Goff to Present, IPMA-USA to exhibit, at the May 5-7 Resource Planning Summit
6. Peter Taylor, the Lazy Project Manager, To Be IPMA World Congress EmCee
7. IPMA to Keynote, IPMA-USA to speak at UT Dallas Symposium, August 15-16
8. IPMA News From Around the World of PM
9. IPMA-USA Seeks Volunteers, Board Candidate Nominations for 2013 Elections
10. The Evolution of Music
11. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The February 2013 Issue

1. Change Agents Post, Navigating the S’s in Our Projects
2. 27th IPMA World Congress Announces Call for Papers
3. Enter the Dragon –– Chinese Business Culture & the West, by Bill Young
4. Less Than A Week to Complete Our Survey on Product Team Performance
5. IPMA-USA Supports the 2013 Resource Planning Summit
6. Book Report: Practical Project Risk Management
7. Reminder: UT Dallas Call For Papers, Due March 15, 2013
8. IPMA-USA Seeks Volunteers, Board Candidate Nominations for 2013 Elections
9. Introducing Project Roadmap–A Useful Tablet App
10. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The January 2013 Issue

1. Change Agents Post, Speaking Naked — Without PowerPoint
2. IPMA-USA Welcomes Jeff Hodgkinson as USA Lead Certification Assessor
3. Last Chance for Renewals, IPMA Journal of Project Management
4. Announcing: The Study of Product Team Performance, 2013
5. Third Time’s a Charm: Three Short Articles by Peter Taylor
6. UT Dallas Announces Call For Papers; Due March 15, 2013
7. IPMA-USA Launches Awards Program, Appoints Acting Awards Director
8. IPMA-USA Seeks Volunteers, Board Candidate Nominations for 2013 Elections
9. Try This Personality Test; How Does It Relate to PM?
10. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The November-December 2012 Issue

1. Change Agents Post, Dinner Speech at PMAF Congress, Helsinki, parts 1 and 2
2. Wrap-up: IPMA 26th World Congress in Crete, Greece
3. It’s Time for Annual Renewals, IPMA Journal of Project Management
4. Sustainability in Project Management: Featured Congress Session
5. 26th IPMA 2012 World Congress Video Proceedings Available
6. Replay of Popular Article, Project Levers and Gauges, by Stacy Goff
7. APM, IPMA-UK, Celebrates the History of Project Management
8. Giving Feedback, by Peter Taylor, the Lazy Project Manager
9. International Space Station Celebrates the Season
10. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The September-October 2012 Issue

1. Change Agents Post, The Importance of Eye Contact In Web Meetings
2. IPMA World Congress, Global Young Crew Workshop Programs Published
3. IPMA Elects 2013-2014 Executive Board
4. Revisiting Risks: Threats and Opportunities in Complex Projects
5. IPMA and IPMA-USA Featured in PM World Journal September Edition
6. IPMA Young Crew Completes First Global eCollaboration Competition
7. Beyond Earned Value: A Better Practice for Monitoring Project Performance
8. Peter Taylor Requests Stories That Show “The Lighter Side of PM”
9. Five Common-Sense Time Management Mistakes In Project Accounting
10. Two More Articles by Gareth Byatt, Gary Hamilton, and Jeff Hodgkinson
11. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The July-August 2012 Issue

1. Change Agents Posting, Project Managers: Playing Nice With Others
2. IPMA-USA Election Results, 2012
3. IPMA World Congress Update, Greece, 29-31 October
4. Two Book Reviews, by Dr. Kenneth F. Smith. Thank You, Ken!
5. He’s Back! David Pells and His Team Launch PM World Journal
6. Two New Articles From Byatt, Hamilton, and Hodgkinson
7. IPMA Newsletter, Young Crew Newsletter Available
8. Reminder: Please Participate in This PPPM Software Tools Training Survey
9. Presentation Counts, by Peter Taylor
10. Flash Mob Music; Planned or Spontaneous? You Decide!
11. Important: IPMA-USA To Change Our Mass Emailing Program
12. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The June 2012 Issue

1. Project Managers Are Change Agents: Blog Post by IPMA-USA President Stacy Goff
2. IPMA-USA Elections: Get Out The Vote!
3. IPMA World Congress Update, Greece, 29-31 October
4. IPMA-USA Certification Introduces aSPIRIN and Management Complexity Evaluation Tools
5. IPMA Publishes PM/Product Manager Product Team Performance Paper
6. Invitation to Participate in Project Management Methodology Research
7. Adult Learning for Earned Value Management Analysts, by Cole J. Kupec II
8. Two More Articles by Byatt, Hamilton, and Hodgkinson; and a Guest Author
9. Sustainability in Project Management; Book Review by Joel Carboni
10. Taking Advantage of the Economic Recovery With Project Management
11. IPMA Young Project Manager Award Application Deadline Looms on July 15
12. Please Participate in This PPPM Software Tools Training Survey
13. Senior Project Manager /Program Manager Position in King County (Seattle), WA
14. Featuring Tim Herd in Our Series on Leadership

The April-May 2012 Issue, in Memory of Dr. Lew Ireland

1. Project Management Practices: Changing the World
2. Project Manager Role Models
3. The Value of Project Manager Certification
4. Enterprise Project Management: A Strategic View
5. Executive Management’s Role In Project Management
6. Training for Life Skills
7. Leadership and Leading
8. Decisions, Decisions, Decisions: Project Manager’s Dilemma
9. My First Project


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