Evolution in technology relative to remote work has been one of the silver linings of the pandemic, and many companies are expected to continue using remote work situations after the pandemic is over.
The idea of ‘risk-based decision-making’ is becoming increasingly popular, and decision-makers at all levels are keen to ensure that their decisions take risk properly into account. But perhaps the term ‘risk-based decision-making’ is mistaken.
The events of 2020 have accelerated the uptake of software systems for project management. Aprika’s new sales director Trevor Doornbos shares his insights on what happened in 2020 and what’s to come.
Brisbane start-up Endeavour Programme has received $740,000 in Federal Government funding for Octant AI, to tackle cost and time overruns in projects of all types.
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.
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 […]
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 […]