With so many companies relying on IT projects, the need for good project management is in such high demand. With the fast pace at which project management changes, however, it is crucial to pay close attention to emerging trends in the industry.
Load Spring attests that to get in the middle of the emerging trends is to prepare for the future. Here is a look at the project management trends you need to keep an eye on this year.
The Need to Be Agile
With the forward momentum it has gained over the last year, Agile will continue to gain popularity in IT projects well within 2015 and beyond. With its cost-effectiveness and its structure of self-organizing teams, those with the title Scrum Master simply have overall mastery, autonomy, and purpose.
The Importance of Cyber security
Whether it is major corporations or the most popular Hollywood celebrities, if there was one thing that was prevalent last year, it was cyber attacks. You can expect more malicious attacks in 2015. Curb it by focusing your security efforts through project management instead of the technology that goes with it.
The Science of Risk Management
If there is one thing that is necessary to be a player in project management, it is risk management. Project managers will need to further sharpen their ability to sniff out overreach, scope or budget-wise, as well as the ability to maintain a high level of organization over projects.
The Prominence of Mobile Collaboration
How mobile-ready your project software is can very much determine how well you can make it in the project management game in 2015. Gone are the days when you had to balance work and life. Instead, you are in an age where there is a work and life combination with a workforce that is constantly on the go.
A Saturation of PMP Certified Project Managers
Young individuals struggling to make a name for themselves in the professional field is a tale as old as time. They can get ahead of the competition by getting PMP certification. Those who invest in this may not only benefit all the rest of the year, but the rest of the decade as well.
With each passing year, there is always a marked difference in the project management industry, both in terms of methodology and technology. With a month in, 2015 is firmly underway and you will see these trends shape the landscape of project management.