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.
How to build an effective steering committee
Far too many sponsors, executives and project managers waste time in ineffective steering committee meetings. Dr Lynda Bourne provides advice that could save your project control board thousands of dollars in wasted time.
Farewell to project management’s voice of reason
“I first met Jed Simms when a distant journalist acquaintance called up and said I should meet a dynamic duo who were going to revolutionise benefits and value management in projects…” Editor Adeline Teoh pays homage to the late benefits expert, Jed Simms.