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?
Quantitative risk analysis is clearly a very powerful technique in the risk professional’s toolkit, but it seems to be hard to use. Here are some of its strengths and weaknesses.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]