Informal learning is one of the most important trends in project management (P.M.)., based on the popularity of communities of practice, social media, wikis, blogs, videos and podcasts. Some other trends:
>> Leadership skills will be a critical success factor.
>> No industry will be spared from the war for P.M. talent.
>> P.M. competency models will be core to managing professional development and promotions.
>> Experiential learning will be more the norm than
>> Outsourcing will remain a risky business.
>> P.M.s will team with “change partners” and use structured methods to facilitate adoption.
>> The P.M.P. will continue to be the most popular project management credential in the world, but it will no longer be enough.
—Source: E.S.I. International