PMBOK is one of the world’s most popular project management approaches but it still has its limitations, writes J Jameson. Here are three issues and how to overcome them.
Skills shortages in construction projects have become a catalyst for innovative ways of doing things, from digitisation of the sector to new forms of collaboration, writes Rob Bryant.
The hardest projects used to be about leading-edge engineering in harsh conditions. These days the complexity comes from, among other things, the diversity of stakeholders and the chance of decisions being revisited, writes Kieran Duck.
The remote office, and with it, the hybrid office, have created new opportunities and challenges. Here is Nina Fountain of Transformed Teams on how to navigate them.
Emerging technologies have propelled digital transformation in business, however, the project management required is still nascent. This guide by Mahendra Gupta gives an overview of the skills needed to work with new technology.
The demand for project managers in the legal industry has surged. Dee Tamlin explains what is required as a legal project manager.
Building information modelling (BIM) has the potential to transform project management, given that it brings never-before-seen efficiency. Here is Anna Liza Montenegro on how it will affect the modern project manager.
With major infrastructure spending comes the need to manage the benefits post-project. David Jenkins argues that a commitment of this size needs to be matched by an investment in the training of the professionals who will bring these projects to reality, and safely.
While COVID-19 restrictions have caused construction project delays, they have also accelerated digital transformation. Rob Bryant of InEight discusses how technology can be the solution to project recovery.
Alliance Contracting Excellence Awards call for nominations
Collaborative Contracting has opened nominations for the Alliance Contracting Excellence (ACE) Awards, to be held in conjunction with the Collaborative Contracting Excellence Summit in Sydney this May. The 5th Annual ACE Awards has a number of categories covering areas where project professionals have made outstanding achievements in contracting partnerships, including Excellence in Services/Operations/Maintenance Alliances and […]
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 […]