The 2020 Project Management Update MVP Awards!

Project Management Update brings together the best content from hundreds of industry thought-leaders. These awards will recognize the Most Valuable Posts as judged by our readers, award committee, and our machine intelligence and social media. We will recognize the posts that provide the highest value to industry professionals - useful and actionable information, that is tactical or strategic in nature, providing either long-term or short-term value.

Check out the 2020 MVP Award Winner Acceptance Speech Compilation:



Awards will be given for articles covering the following categories. Click on the categories below to view the winners!

Audience Size

Every day, our articles are read by an audience of over 108,000 people on our site and newsletter. We use our machine intelligence and social media, bolstered by our editorial team, to curate this content.

But 2020 is coming to an end and we want to know: of all of our articles, which are the best of the best? Our machine intelligence, social media, and editors can get us close. But we want that extra special touch that comes from beloved reader feedback.

You can represent these 108,000 readers. Cast your vote and let us know what you like to see!

Judging Criteria

We're judging posts that we see to provide the highest value to industry professionals. Does your article include useful and actionable information? Is it tactical or strategic? Does it provide short- or long-term value? Those are the types of questions our judges will be asking themselves.


Submitting content for consideration

Articles must have been published between October 18th, 2019 and October 13th, 2020 to be eligible.

Nominations are open until October 13th. After that, our panel of judges will review the nominations and narrow them down to a list of finalists for each category.


Finalists will be announced on November 11th. Once finalists are announced, we will open up voting to our readers. Voting ends on November 23rd. Winners will be announced on December 4th.

Program Committee

Meet our expert panel of judges!

Elise Stevens

Consultant, Speaker, Podcaster

Elise works with women in project management roles to reinforce within themselves their true value to their team, company, and industry. She provides a channel for women's voices to be heart, supported, and embraced in project management. It's time for women to dream big in the industry and to know that they can achieve their career goals.

Elizabeth Harrin

Founder, Girls Guide to PM

Elizabeth Harrin has over twenty years’ experience in leading IT, business change and process improvement projects in the UK and France, across financial services and healthcare. She’s a mentor and the author of 5 books. Elizabeth runs a company providing copywriting services to project-related businesses. Elizabeth is the award-winning blogger behind Find Elizabeth on Twitter @girlsguidetopm.

Karen Miller

Founder / Chief eLearning Officer of Design2Train

Karen is the Founder / Chief eLearning Officer of Design2Train, LLC an Instructional Design Agency founded in 2001, based in The Woodlands, TX. Karen has 25+ years of training project management expertise and has 12+ years of corporate training leadership. Karen is a third generation educator with a passion for teaching with technology. is a federal certified woman-owned business (WOSB and SDB). Karen’s team has completed hundreds of hours of eLearning programs for corporate and state/federal contracts in: aviation, agriculture, banking / financial services, energy (upstream, midstream), insurance, medical, safety, and technology manufacturing. Karen served as an adjunct professor for graduate courses for: National University, Chapman University, and University of Phoenix. Twenty-five of her students became technology leaders in their school districts as a direct result of attending her course. Karen holds a master’s degree in Educational Technology from Texas A&M University.