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Articles Tagged 'contract'

  • The myth of project float

    The concept of including ‘float’ in a project is less than 60 years old. The key question is, if schedule float did not exist before 1957, how real is it today? Pat Weaver explains why float is a “useful fiction” for lawyers and planners. more
  • Focus on managing major projects

    A Major Projects Symposium will address the planning, stakeholder and risk issues that often beset large projects, bringing to light some of the factors particular to major works that can affect success. more
  • 6 tips for project knowledge transfer

    When the project ends and it is time for the project manager/s on contract to finish up, will your permanent staff be ready to take over? Can you be sure they are equipped with the specialist knowledge and insight needed to maintain momentum as the project moves from initiation into the business as usual phase? more
    Intermediate, Knowledge
  • The State of Alliancing—Alain Mignot
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    AAA: Focus on State of Alliancing and 2011 Highlights

    Collaborative contracting is alive and well, adapting to meet the changing policy landscape while continuing to tackle project complexity through relationship skill and enhanced productivity. Public sector agency representatives are actively applying and developing the principles of collaborative contracting and shared their perspectives with local and overseas peers at the Alliancing Association of Australasia’s (AAA’s) 2011 national convention in Brisbane in October 2011. Alliancing practitioners related their experiences over the past twelve months in applying alliancing to meet the challenges of delivering difficult infrastructure projects, including in disaster-torn communities in Christchurch and Queensland.

    Authors: Alain Mignot, Frances Walker
    Review status: N/A more