For many businesses, a New Year is the perfect time to look back on the prior year gone by and pinpoint the successes that can be built on in the next 12 months as well as failures that can remain in the past. With the first month of 2012 coming to a close, those in decision-making positions at their companies as well as project managers have likely implemented resolutions regarding how to streamline projects for successful campaigns in the New Year.
In order to achieve the goals to keep companies organized and on track for 2012, ESI (News - Alert) has released a list of 10 requirements management and development trends to keep all parties involved on task in terms of online project management. ESI, a subsidiary of Informa (News - Alert) plc, helps people around the world improve the way they manage projects, contracts, requirements, and vendors through project management, business analysis training and contract management training.
· Increase of demand for business architecture, business rules and business process experts
· Federal, state and local government agencies will invest seriously in the role of business analysis
· Agile (News - Alert) methods will continue to gain traction
· Emergence of a hybrid role of project manager and business analyst
· Business analysts will enhance skills to make their business case to stakeholders
· BAs will need to measure results to proveresults
· Centers of excellence will continue to spread
· BPOs to invest in the development of their business analysis practices
· Rise of tablet tools for business analysts
· IIBA Building Business Capability conference will gain prominence for professional development
Anyone in the project manager role, or those involved in any aspect of a project involving multiple parties for that matter, understands the importance of organization and transparency when keeping informed of the latest updates and changes to a project. Clarizen, a provider of online project management software, facilitates team collaboration and execution, ensuring data is always up-to-date and aligned with business objectives.
With status, resources, budgets, timelines and expense reports all at a user’s fingertips, Clarizen's online project management software helps users connect their company's processes and tasks that were previously managed in separate, disconnected platforms and streamline them into a unified interface, not only streamlining the process, but making all information necessary available in real-time.
For more information on the complete list from ESI, follow the link here. For more information on Clarizen’s online project management solutions, visit the company’s website.
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Stefanie Mosca is a Managing Editor for TMCnet, with a particular focus in wireless technologies as well as mobile and IP communications. She holds a master's degree in journalism from Quinnipiac University and a bachelor's degree in communication from the University of New Haven. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page or follow her on Twitter (News - Alert) @stefaniemosca.
Edited by Chris DiMarco