Managing infrastructure projects of the future
With major infrastructure spending comes the need to manage the benefits post-project. David Jenkins argues that a commitment of this size needs to be matched by an investment in the training of the professionals who will bring these projects to reality, and safely.
Why megaprojects are hard to deliver – and how to solve the procurement dilemma
Construction and infrastructure is a major component of the Australian economy but we’re not doing it well. It’s the planning, rather than the execution, that is to blame for the majority of poor project outcomes.
Measuring the value of a program management office
Many organisations have contemplated or implemented program management as a means of managing interrelated projects with varying degrees of success. PM Oracles explains how to measure the value of a program management office.
Optimal project portfolio selection
The selection of projects and programs of work is a key function of both public and private sector organisations. Doug Wheeler discusses the lack of consistency in project selection across different organisations, leading to poor decision-making.