The PM as influencer: how the project manager role is changing

Aug 12, 2020

Mark Rowland unpicks the findings on technology and skills revealed in APM’s flagship annual salary survey

Mark Rowland unpicks the findings on technology and skills revealed in APM’s flagship annual salary survey

The role of the project manager is changing, and the profession knows it. The most recent edition of APM’s annual Salary and Market Trends Survey showed that project managers believe the profession faces significant challenges: developing skills for the future workplace (60 per cent), climate change and sustainability (50 per cent) and robotics, data and AI (47 per cent).

While climate change is a huge issue in its own right, technology and skills are inherently linked. Below are some of the main trends in technology and skills that will reshape the profession over the next five years.

Read the full 2020 Salary and Market Trends Survey online here.Read more

 


Posted by Mark Rowland on 10th Aug 2020

About the Author

Mark Rowland is a senior writer on the Project editorial team. He has worked as a business journalist and editor for 15 years, and has won awards for his writing and editing. He has also worked in project and product management, overseeing the launch and continuous development of new websites and publications. Project is the official journal of the Association for Project Management (APM).

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