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Net PMI Numbers Are Up

Net PMI Numbers Are Up

I cracked open my May edition of PMI Today to review the monthly statistics.  Remember, the statistics are always a month behind.  I was impressed to see PMI added 11,681 new members in March, up from 9,750 new members in February.  Upon adding the numbers to my spreadsheets, March numbers looked better than the February, in respect to net…

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August PMP Certification Numbers

August PMP Certification Numbers

I know what you’re thinking.  Derek, why oh why do you post these PMI numbers ever month?  Where’s the value? Well, I’m kind of fascinated by a theory called diffusion of innovations. It’s a theory of how, why, and at what rate new ideas and technology spread through cultures. There was a book published in…

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Lawfulgood PMP Level 5

Lawfulgood PMP Level 5

After reading a blog post by Dennis Stevens, I suddenly realized one of things about the family of PMI certifications that has been bothering me.  The family of credentials does not lend itself to the Dreyfus Model.  Dennis offered really compelling arguments about what does certification imply, about people who can’t or won’t earn certifications,…

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May PMP Certification Numbers Are In

May PMP Certification Numbers Are In

Every month I get a copy of PMI Today and I annotate 3 data points: New PMP® for the month, new PMPs year-to-date (YTD), and total number of active PMPs. This month was a little interesting because PMI stopped reporting the New PMP monthly numbers and the YTD total, opting to report just the overall…

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Passing the Test of All Tests (PMI Audit)

Passing the Test of All Tests (PMI Audit)

So, you just completed all of the paperwork, detailing all of your applicable education and work experience.  PMI has given you the green light to schedule a date to take your PMP® exam.  But what if you are audited?  Wouldn’t that just suck!? Well, you met the requirements.  PMI didn’t say anything so you must…

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