The strategy behind project design management
Managing design for success of building and infrastructure projects is not just about the control of a creative process it is about delivering outcomes. Paul Sancandi on developing and implementing a design management process.
Governance for programs and Agile projects
Governance is currently associated with disaster prevention, risk mitigation and consequently, tighter controls. These systems stifle innovation and create an oppressing culture in organisations where everybody feels that they should protect themselves rather than contribute to value creation. Michel Thiry explains how governance should actually work.
The growth of PRINCE2 in Australia
The latest figures released by PRINCE2 accreditation body APMG-International show continuing growth in the numbers of students sitting PRINCE2 examinations in Australia, reports Simon Buehring, but what does it mean for the qualification?
The synergy between Agile and program management
Projects are traditionally used to manage change in an ordered way but the need for more responsive forms for managing change has given rise to disciplines like Agile management and program management, writes Michel Thiry, and the two have synergy.
Reflecting on Agile in a telecommunications project
This reflective report by Beatrice Ngo explores the topics of ‘reflection’ and ‘learning through reflection’ within the context of the project environment within one of Australia’s major telecommunications companies.
Reflective practices in Agile project development
There are many benefits to adopting active, ongoing reflection during projects, in particular in Agile software development. Phi Bang Nguyen investigates the impact of reflection and proposes a way to create a baseline for communication and synthesis of ideas.