Risk Doctor David Hillson believes there are many compelling reasons to practice inclusive risk management that addresses both threats and opportunities. Here are the ‘five Cs’ of why opportunity should be part of your risk management.
Joel Carboni, founder of sustainable project consultancy GPM Global, was named the USA’s Sustainability Leader of the Year at the CEO Global Awards 2021.
Infrastructure projects Australia-wide are the big winners from the Federal Government’s 2021-22 budget with a commitment of an additional $15.2 billion to infrastructure projects over the next 10 years.
To generate higher return on investment on infrastructure projects, governments should look to smart infrastructure and Internet of Things for greater capitalisation of public assets, writes Rob Bryant.
The very real risks posed by a pandemic like COVID-19 are just now being understood in the field of project management. What have project managers learnt from this experience? And what will project management education and training be like in the age of COVID-19?
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,” […]
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 […]