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    Articles by Patrick Weaver

    Patrick Weaver is the managing director of Mosaic Project Services and the business manager of Stakeholder Management Pty Ltd. He has been a member of both PMI and AIPM since 1986 and is a member of the Asia Pacific Forum of the Chartered Institute of Building. In addition to his work on ISO 21500, he has contributed to a range of standards developments with PMI, CIOB and AIPM.
    has written 57 articles for us.
  • The origins of governance
    absolute governance

    For most of history, States were a monolithic entity ruled by a Monarch, Emperor or Pharaoh; governance was the act of governing a state or organisation. Patrick Weaver provides a fascinating account of how project governance grew from that primordial soup. more
  • How to deal with risk sentinels
    risk sentinel

    One of the key components of risk management and stakeholder management is the routine reassessment of the stakeholder community and the risk climate. Pat Weaver looks at risk sentinels and how they could save your project. more
  • Where have the schedulers gone?

    Why do most projects still finish late? Pat Weaver says most schedulers have no effect on the management of the projects they are working on—they are either there to comply with client specifications or to gather data. more
  • Predicting project completion

    Working out the probable completion date for a project and understanding the risks associated with achieving a target date have always been difficult. Pat Weaver outlines the challenges of finding effective, realistic and reliable schedules. more
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