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.
PMI and LinkedIn join forces for 2011 Global Congress
LinkedIn managing director for Europe Kevin Eyres will shine a spotlight on networking for project managers as one of the keynote speakers for the Project Management Institute (PMI) 2011 Global Congress for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Eyres will relay his thoughts on the value of social media for project management professionals and their organisations […]
Aquenta on the road to expansion
Cost and contract management service provider Aquenta Consulting will focus on growing its road infrastructure niche following the acquisition of BurmanGriffiths, specialist in estimating and programming services for the civil engineering industry. Aquenta, formerly known as Currie & Brown, is at the start of an “aggressive five-year growth plan,” according to managing director Bob McCallum. […]
ProjectCentre’s fast growth recognised
Internet project management company ProjectCentre has been named among Australia’s fastest growing technology companies for the second consecutive year. The 2010 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program recognised the Sydney-based firm’s continued strength over the past three years, including revenue growth of 78 percent. “We operate in a highly competitive, technical and expert field, and to […]
TAFE forum discusses future skills
A business forum hosted by TAFE NSW National Business, has highlighted the need for organisations to address the potential mismatch of existing skills with the needs of the future. Topics included meeting the needs of small-to-medium businesses; development of multi-agency solutions; the alignment of funding to qualifications rather than skills; and monitoring of the quality […]
Project management library launched
Management consultancy Tanner James has launched its new website, which includes a free resource library for members who register online. The library contains a new blog, PRINCE2 and MSP process maps, white papers, research papers and newsletters. It also provides links to Tanner James’ social media network via LinkedIn and Twitter. Visit www.tannerjames.com.au/index.php/resource-centre to sign […]
PRINCE2, a method in the making
As project managers, it is likely that you are aware of the PRINCE2 methodology; perhaps you use it daily. The history of PRINCE2 reveals its IT and government roots, but its development reflects the continuous input from users and industry to its present form suitable for any project. The efficacy of PRINCE2 relies upon active […]
Project: Renew Newcastle
Renew Newcastle is the brainchild of creative director Marcus Westbury, combining a love of his hometown and the arts. “It broke my heart that there were 150 empty buildings in the main street and I knew dozens of people at least—it’s turned out to be more—who would do anything to get access to those spaces,” […]