Jouko Vaskimo named International Correspondent for PMForum & PM World Today

Project management leader in Finland joins PMForum’s global correspondents network to provide PM related news from Helsinki
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Dec. 31, 2008 - PRLog -- Dallas, Texas — PMForum, Inc announced today that Jouko Vaskimo has been named an International Correspondent for PMForum and PM World Today.  PMForum’s global network of international correspondents delivers project management-related news and information from around the world and provides local representation.  PMForum operates, the world’s first website devoted to professional project management, and produces the popular monthly online global project management e-Journal PM World Today.

According to PMForum Managing Editor David Pells, “Jouko Vaskimo is a well respected professional leader in Finland, active in both the Finnish national association and the Finland chapter of PMI.  He has held project management positions in several large Finnish companies, including Nokia where he helped develop their internal PM methodology. We are happy and honored to have him join our team!”

Based in the Greater Helsinki area, Jouko Vaskimo is Projects Director at Ixonos PLC, a major Finnish IT consultancy.  Mr. Vaskimo graduated from Helsinki University of Technology in 1992.  Since then he has held project management related assignments at Sinebrychoff, the oldest brewery in Scandinavia; Kemira Engineering Ltd, a major chemicals company; DNA Finland Ltd, a major Finnish mobile phone operator; and for Nokia. At Ixonos PLC since 2006, Jouko is responsible for project management methodology and competence development within the Ixonos group and at Ixonos clients.

Mr. Vaskimo holds the IPMA Level C (Project Manager) and Level B (Senior Project Manager) certifications and is an IPMA assessor for Project Management Association Finland (PMAF). He is a member of the PMAF Board of Directors and a founding member of PMI Finland Chapter.  He received the PMP certification in 2003.  Since October 2007, Jouko has been head of the Finnish delegation for creation of the new ISO Standard 21 500: Project Management: Guide to project management.  

PMForum’s Global Correspondents Network now includes representatives in more than 30 countries around the world, with more being added monthly.  Additional information about PMForum’s Global Correspondents Network and individual correspondents can be found at

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Established in 1995, was the world’s first website devoted to professional project management and continues to be one of the world’s most popular sources of project management news and information. PMForum is an organization formed to operate and administer the website. PMForum also produces the monthly PM World Today eJournal where articles, reports, stories and viewpoints by leading PM authorities from around the world can be found; free subscriptions are available at

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