News & Press Releases

May 18, 2016

PM Solutions Announces New President — Dr. Al Zeitoun, PMP

PM Solutions is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Al Zeitoun, PMP as president, effective immediately. Dr. Zeitoun will hold responsibility for the company’s consulting, training, and research. He will report directly to co-CEOs and co-founders J. Kent Crawford, PMP, PMI Fellow, PMA Fellow and Deborah B. Crawford, PMP, PMA Fellow.

GLEN MILLS, Pa. (May 18, 2016) — PM Solutions, a project management consulting and training firm dedicated to helping organizations drive performance and operational efficiency, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Al Zeitoun, PMP as president, effective immediately. Replacing the founding president, J. Kent Crawford, Dr. Zeitoun will hold responsibility for the company’s… Read More »


May 18, 2015

Benchmark Study Shows Clearly That Organizations with Highly Skilled Project Managers Get Better Project Results

Survey reveals that organizations with project managers at high skill levels outperform those with project managers at low skill levels – almost 50% better.

GLEN MILLS, Pa. (May 18, 2015) — What drives project success? Research has consistently shown that it’s having an effective project manager. Results from PM College’s latest research, “Project Manager Skills Benchmark 2015,” confirms this, showing that organizations with highly skilled project managers get significantly better project results. The survey also reveals… Read More »


Oct 7, 2014

Benchmark Study Shows Higher Project Management Maturity = Stronger Performance

High-performing organizations showed a 26% cost savings per project, on average, from improving their project management capability

GLEN MILLS, Pa. (October 07, 2014) — For well over a decade, PM Solutions has been actively gathering data on project management practices and trends, and has seen a steady climb in the prevalence and influence of project management in most organizations. PM Solutions’ most recent study, Project Management Maturity & Value Benchmark 2014, confirms the hypothesis… Read More »


Apr 30, 2014

Benchmark Study Shows Project Management Offices (PMOs) Continue to Expand Their Influence and Become Strategic Resources for Firms

High-performing PMOs improved the alignment of the firm’s projects with its strategy by 53%

GLEN MILLS, Pa. (April 30, 2014) — Already prevalent in most organizations today, project and program management offices (PMOs) are now becoming strategic entities, adding ever more value to their firms. According to PM Solutions’ bi-annual benchmark study “The State of the PMO 2014,” three quarters of high-performing PMOs participate in their organization’s… Read More »


Sep 11, 2013

Project Management Newbies Learn Essentials to Success in New Book

For those new to project management, unofficial project managers, or project team members, Project Management Essentials, Third Edition is the quickest and easiest way to learn how to manage projects successfully.

Virtually everyone manages projects of some type, big or small. Too often they're expected to manage projects without the tools, knowledge, and skills they need to be successful. They're expected to learn as they go, increasing the likelihood that their projects will be late, over budget, or even fail.For those new to… Read More »