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.
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.
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.
Project management education and training in the age of COVID-19
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?
The secret of risk-based decision-making
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.
AI and the future of project management
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.