10 Need to Know Project Management Statistics

  1. A lack of clear goals is the most common factor (37%) behind project failure, according to executive leaders.
    (Source: PMI Pulse of the Profession 2017)
  2. Only 37% of teams in the U.K. reported completing projects on time more often than not.
    (Source: Wellingtone)
  3. 73% of U.S. workers think that technology can never replace the human mind.
    (Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers)
  4. As of March 15, 2018, the average project manager salary nationwide is $80,854.
    (Source: Glassdoor)
  5. Between 2015 and 2016, the percentage of organizations using a spreadsheet to manage their Agile projects decreased from 74% to 67%.
    (Source: VersionOne)
  6. 85% of firms have a PMO (project management office), up 5% from 2014. Almost half (45%) of PMO staffers have earned their PMP (Project Management Professional) certification.
    (Source: The State of the Project Management Office (PMO) 2016)
  7. 90% of companies said that open source software increased efficiency, interoperability, and innovation. Use of open source software increased at 65% of companies in 2016.
    (Source: Black Duck Software)
  8. Managing project costs (49.5%) was the biggest problem faced by manufacturing project managers in 2017. Hitting deadlines (45.8%) and sharing information across teams (43.9%) weren’t far behind.
    (Source: Liquid Planner)
  9. More than half (56.6%) of manufacturers use a combination of project management methodologies.
    (Source: Liquid Planner)
  10. 59% of U.S. workers say communication is their team’s biggest obstacle to success, followed by accountability (29%).
    (Source: Atlassian)

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