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.
Construction and infrastructure is a major component of the Australian economy but we’re not doing it well. It’s the planning, rather than the execution, that is to blame for the majority of poor project outcomes.
Project managers and their teams nominate one major downside of remote working – the loss of the ‘water cooler’ conversation. Here are 7 tips to find a substitute.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The case for diversity in project management
Not so long ago, the biggest cohort of project managers was engineers close to retirement. Today, project management draws practitioners from all walks of life and diversity has proved beneficial for the discipline.
AIPM celebrates 20 years of project excellence
The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) has launched its 2020 Project Management Achievement Awards (PMAAs), the annual accolades recognising project excellence and the people behind them. Established by AIPM in 2000, the awards exist to recognise, honour, and promote outstanding achievements in program and project leadership. This year marks its 20th anniversary, a significant […]
Design and Building Practitioners Bill not adequate for projects, says AIPM
The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) has submitted its responses to the draft legislation of the Design and Building Practitioners Bill 2019 and Building Stronger Foundations Discussion Paper, stating it does not extend compliance far enough.
Providing risk infrastructure to support opportunity management
Failure to provide an appropriate level of risk infrastructure can cripple risk management in an organisation. Too little support makes it difficult to implement the risk process efficiently, while too much infrastructure adds to the cost overhead.