Friday, 17 January 2014

ProjectManagement.com and ProjectsAtWork.com join the PMI Family


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As of 13 January 2014, leading project management organisations ProjectManagement.com, ProjectsAtWork.com have been acquired by PMI to deliver expanded access to knowledge and networking for professionals in project management.

“The combination of PMI, ProjectManagement.com, and ProjectsAtWork.com bring greater opportunities to the 51 million people around the globe who are engaged in the management of projects. Together, we will deliver access to more resources, better tools, larger networks and broader perspectives,” said Mark A. Langley, President and CEO of PMI.

What the parties expect

“We couldn’t be more excited to be part of the PMI family,” said Dave Garrett, CEO of Gantthead, which operates ProjectManagement.com. “They recognize the tremendous value that comes from encouraging an open environment for the sharing of knowledge. And now through our combined efforts, we will have many more tools and resources to make that happen.”

Content and points of view on ProjectManagement.com and ProjectsAtWork.com will remain impartial. Both sites will continue focusing on generating content through use of industry experts and facilitating global networking and knowledge sharing among practitioners at all levels, and across all regions and industries.

About Project Management Institute (PMI)

Project Management Institute is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession.  Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI advances careers, improves organizational success and further matures the profession of project management through its globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities. As part of the PMI family, Human Systems International (HSI) provides organizational assessment and benchmarking services to leading businesses and government, while ProjectManagement.com and ProjectsAtWork.com create online global communities that deliver more resources, better tools, larger networks and broader perspectives.

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