The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) has submitted its responses to the draft legislation of the Design and Building Practitioners Bill 2019 and Building Stronger Foundations Discussion Paper, stating it does not extend compliance far enough.
Either embrace artificial intelligence as a new paradigm for project management, or risk being left behind by those who do, writes David Porter.
Failure to provide an appropriate level of risk infrastructure can cripple risk management in an organisation. Too little support makes it difficult to implement the risk process efficiently, while too much infrastructure adds to the cost overhead.
The longstanding rivalry between Agile and Waterfall processes is really over the primacy of scope in a project. Which is best? Two advocates plead their case.
Brooke Emmett of construction company Fulton Hogan has been named Project Manager of the Year at the National Association for Women in Construction (NAWIC) Awards for Excellence.
The Top 5 Pitfalls of Managing People
There are five main pitfalls to how companies manage their people. How firms handle these five key issues is a good indicator of whether they will be dealing with HR issues such as lack of motivation, negative workplace culture and high staff turnover, which impacts on a business in many ways. 1. Ignoring your staff […]
Project management through the 1950s
Projects have been undertaken since antiquity, however there is substantial agreement that modern project management as a distinctive discipline had its origins in the 1950s. There were, however, some relatively recent antecedents to these origins, which Peter Morris discusses in The Management of Projects, which I regard as the definitive history of project management up […]
Birth of the Critical Path Method
CPM is the most dominant scheduling network analysis technique, first developed by the company E I du Pont de Nemours (DuPont) through research in 1956, which led to the influential work of James Kelley and Morgan Walker in 1957, who used the term CPM “because of the central position that critical activities in a project […]
Alliance Contracting Excellence Awards call for nominations
Collaborative Contracting has opened nominations for the Alliance Contracting Excellence (ACE) Awards, to be held in conjunction with the Collaborative Contracting Excellence Summit in Sydney this May. The 5th Annual ACE Awards has a number of categories covering areas where project professionals have made outstanding achievements in contracting partnerships, including Excellence in Services/Operations/Maintenance Alliances and […]
IPMA World Congress calls for papers
The International Project Management Association (IPMA) World Congress has issued a call for papers for its Brisbane event, to be held in October this year. Hosted by member association the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), the congress program will be overseen by AIPM Life Fellow Lynn Crawford and a team of project practitioners. The […]