Agile innovation in project management
Whereas classic project management is largely considered prescriptive, agile project management seeks to develop the vision of the future and the ability to explore, which is why it is ideal for innovation activities, writes Rami Shakour.
Contracting versus permanent: Employment management as a project manager
Although contractors get paid more than permanently employed project managers, they don’t have the same job security. But how much freedom do they have to manage their employment? asks Andrew Wayland.
Contracting versus permanent: Job security as a project manager
Contractors usually earn 25%+ more than their permanent counterparts because they offer their clients the flexibility to end or extend their contract fairly easily. But does that mean their role is less secure? Andrew Wayland weighs up the risk and rewards.
Are project workers more cost effective than permanent staff?
For the last hundred years, the talent engagement model has relied on permanent staff, but the model no longer accurately reflects the reality of 21st century talent engagement. Enter the project worker, writes Matthew Franceschini.
Talent management in a project-based workforce
There are a range of factors that need to be addressed when implementing a blended workforce approach to ensure best outcomes for the project and organisation. Matthew Franceschini looks at how talent needs to be managed in a highly competitive environment.
Why project contractors are like MasterChef contestants
Almost two in five project contractors consider themselves to be like MasterChef contestants where, although work is not always easy and there is pressure to perform, “advancing your skills and achieving professional growth is the greatest reward”.