Within the project management space, AI has already begun to take over some of the routine administration tasks. Dr Greg Usher takes a futurist perspective of the profession and how it may change over the next five to 10 years.
It’s something project managers working with remote teams have always known: it is more effective to build a working relationship based on trust than to rely on surveillance technology to monitor team members’ productivity.
Research conducted by global recruitment firm Robert Walters shows that Australia still has traditional working barriers to overcome if flexibility is to become the ‘new normal’ in a post-COVID world.
Not so long ago, the biggest cohort of project managers was engineers close to retirement. Today, project management draws practitioners from all walks of life and diversity has proved beneficial for the discipline.
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 Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) has launched its 2020 Project Management Achievement Awards (PMAAs), the annual accolades recognising project excellence and the people behind them. Established by AIPM in 2000, the awards exist to recognise, honour, and promote outstanding achievements in program and project leadership. This year marks its 20th anniversary, a significant […]
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,” […]
Shakthi Oke, multimedia project manager
Shakthi Oke started her career in the chaotic world of the media. Now a project manager at Massive Interactive, a digital creation agency, Oke implies it was only a matter of time before she discovered how to put that chaos into order. After completing a degree in communication and media studies, she spent a couple […]