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Top 10 Strategy Execution Trends for 2017 Released
(Arlington, VA – February 2017)

Our top 10 strategic execution trends for 2017 explore the transformation of traditional project management and highlight the emergence of the combined meta-practice of project management, business analysis, and strategy execution.

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Top Ten Business Analysis Trends for 2016 Released
(Arlington, VA – February 2016)

TwentyEighty Strategy Execution has released the Top Ten Business Analysis (BA) Trends for 2016. This year’s trends examine the evolving ways in which BA practitioners can help organizations realize better business value and the shifts needed within the BA discipline to achieve it.

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Top 10 Project Management Trends for 2016 Released
(Arlington, VA – January 2016)

TwentyEighty Strategy Execution has released the Top Ten Project Management Trends for 2016. The evolution of the project management discipline has created high demands for new skills to master the challenges of our ever-changing work environment. Smart organizations are equipping project managers with the necessary skill sets to think more strategically and innovatively, manage change and complexity with an agile, yet disciplined approach all while carefully monitoring the big picture.

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Top 10 Strategy Execution Trends for 2016 Released
(Arlington, VA – January 2016)

The Top Ten Strategy Execution Trends for 2016 were released today by TwentyEighty Strategy Execution. This year’s trends fall under the theme of understanding and communicating the strategic picture. Whether it’s experimenting with leaner, flatter organizational structures in a drive to accelerate responses to shifting external factors; leveraging design thinking to solve every day problems as well as innovation challenges; or the impact millennials are having on how organizations lead successfully, winners in 2016 will have a well-defined and communicated strategy. Importantly they will also work to clear the path to successfully execute the work required to achieve it.

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ESI International and IPS Learning Integrate to form Strategy Execution
(Arlington, VA – October 2015)

ESI International, one of the world’s largest project management performance education companies, along with IPS Learning, today announced their integration to form Strategy Execution, a TwentyEighty Inc. company, that is now a global leader in helping companies turn planning into action.

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Petrofac Training Services Collaborates with ESI International to Establish Petrofac Project Management Academy
(Singapore – July 2014)

Petrofac Training Services, part of Petrofac, the international service provider to the oil and gas industry, and ESI International, the world’s leading project management training company, today announced a collaboration to establish the Petrofac Project Management Academy (PPMA), which aims to provide high quality training with a project management focus to help achieve high productivity and skill enhancement to oil and gas organisations across the Asia-Pacific region. PPMA will provide comprehensive training solutions for the industry workforce with courses covering Project Management, Business Analysis, Business Skills and Contract Management. Having worked extensively with oil and gas companies such as Royal Dutch Shell,Exxon Mobil, Chevron Corporation, Halliburton among other major players. ESI International is poised to deliver relevant, well-researched content while leveraging Petrofac’s deep oil and gas industry experience.

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Communication and Project Leadership Skills are the Most Sought After Competencies in Project Management, New ESI Study Reveals
(Singapore – April 2014)

ESI International, the world's leading project management training company, today announced the key findings of its inaugural Asia Pacific Project Management Salary Survey, which was conducted with over 600 project management managers across multiple industry sectors in Asia Pacific, spanning China, Hong Kong, India, Australia and New Zealand, as well as Southeast Asia nations including Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. In addition to uncovering salary trends across countries, the study also aims to examine the factors impacting salary improvement, employment outlook, and critical competencies hiring managers look for when recruiting project management professionals.

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ESI International Releases Top 10 Trends in Business Analysis
(Singapore – January 2014)

ESI International, the world's leading project management training company, today announced the release of its top 10 trends in business analysis for 2014. This year’s trends discuss the evolving roles that business analysts take on and underscore the need for varied skill sets to ensure that they are prepared for what’s coming next.

“Business analysts find themselves taking on multiple roles in organisations, as business leaders recognise the importance of requirements management,” said Raed S. Haddad, Managing Director for Asia Pacific, ESI International. “Enterprising BAs see this trend and are carving out career paths beyond the typical BA roles.”

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ESI International Releases Top 10 Trends in Project Management
(Singapore – January 2014)

ESI International, the world's leading project management training company, today announced the release of its top 10 trends in project management for 2014. The 2014 trends reveal that project managers are in increasingly high demand, and are being asked to lead rather than simply manage their teams. Further, the trends highlight the changing nature of project management, as organisations strive for competitive advantage.

“Past failures to improve project efficiencies force the need to ‘pull out all of the stops’ to deal with project complexity, implement new project management approaches, and adopt alternative leadership styles to improve project success for greater competitive advantage. In-demand project managers and leaders seem ready to face the challenge.”said J. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP, CSM, Executive Vice President, ESI International.

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