PREPARING FOR TAKEOFF
of airlines expect to
increase IT spending
The top line items will be:
63% Passenger processing and services
44% Aircraft management and operations
34% Passenger security
SOURCE: Airline IT Trends Survey 2008, Airline Business and SITA. Results based on a
survey of 121 senior airline IT executives conducted in the first half of 2008.
BACK TO SCHOOL
The most popular training courses for U.K.-based IT
Project and program
Business systems analysis
and personal development
72% expect to train in project and
program management over the next two years.
SOURCE: Parity Group plc. Results based on a September 2008 survey of 225 IT
professionals at 50 large U.K. companies.
IN THE AIR
63%: Portion of U.S. federal government managers who said they believe
government performance accountability and reform will suffer
during the transition to the next U.S. presidential administration
HOW TO AVOID THE SETBACKS?
65% suggested a standardized system for reporting and tracking project updates and changes.
55% recommended a standardized system for reporting project problems in real time.
SOURCE: Government 2.0—The Performance Opportunity, September 2008, Primavera Systems Inc. Results based on an online survey of 3,868 U.S. residents and 382 federal government managers.
Current output of Iraq’s electricity grid
Output Iraq will add to its electricity grid by 2012
Budget for the upgrade project
22PM NETWORK DECEMBER 2008 WWW.PMI.ORG
Portion of Australia’s national power needs
that could be met using energy produced by
Total Australian wave energy available in near-shore areas
where water is less than 25 meters ( 82 feet) deep
SOURCE: Carnegie Corp.