The Evolution of Project Management [Infographic]

The roots of project management date back thousands of years to the creation of mega projects such as the Giza Pyramids and the Colosseum.

Although the term “project management” wasn’t coined until the 1950s, projects from more than 4,500 years ago were delivered with the same systematic approach that characterizes today’s projects.

The introduction of the personal computer and the development of the information management sector in the 1990s revolutionized project management like never before.

Modern project management is largely dependent on web-based project applications, as well as mobile applications and the cloud — enhancing agility, mobility, and collaboration.

We decided to go back in time and compare the modern project management practices to the pre-millennium standards. What does the evolution of project management look like?

Check out the infographic below to see how things have changed.

Infographic via Scoro

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