Project procurement and identifying value
In a buying decision only two elements really matter: acquiring the goods or services you need and the price you pay. Dr Lynda Bourne imparts some advice to project team members tasked with procurement to see the real value in a proposition.
Managing compliance using business modelling
Research shows more than half of Australian businesses struggle to keep up with compliance. Failure to comply with industry regulations can have serious consequences. Bruce Nixon shows how business modelling can help project managers and organisations keep track of regulation changes.
How to build a good project KPI framework
Key performance indicators, or KPIs, at the project manager’s disposition can play an important role in driving the behaviours and actions undertaken on a project. PM Oracles offers 7 considerations for building a KPI framework.
The unspoken additional constraint of project management
There exists an important additional constraint to managing projects which is always considered in project needs but not necessarily thought of as a key constraint: user or customer satisfaction. PM Oracles on how to include customer satisfaction in quality requirements.
Value management and value engineering for any project
There is generally confusion between the terms ‘value management’ and ‘value engineering’; Paul Sancandi attempts to clarify the distinction between the two concepts and offers advice on how to apply both to your project.
The true cost of quality in project communication
Expert Joseph Juran defined quality as fit for purpose, an elegant definition that applies equally to the quality of your management processes and information as it does to your production processes and project deliverables. Lynda Bourne sets out how to calculate the cost of quality in your project communications.