Collaborative project management predictions for 2013
If the famous French seer, Nostradamus, was still alive, what trends would he predict for collaborative project management in 2013? asks LiquidPlanner’s Charles Seybold. Would he see channel convergence for task management or a new way of driving innovation?
Finding opportunities from outside a project
Often those of us involved in a project are simply too close to daily issues to see the potential for real value-adding innovations and opportunities, writes Roger La Salle. Here’s how to find inspiration from outside a project.
Brookfield Multiplex darling of construction project awards
Construction company Brookfield Multiplex has won the International Hotel Awards’ Best New Hotel Design and Construction accolade for its Sydney project The Darling at The Star. The award, presented in London earlier this month, joins the contractor’s golden run at the NSW Master Builder Awards
Governance for programs and Agile projects
Governance is currently associated with disaster prevention, risk mitigation and consequently, tighter controls. These systems stifle innovation and create an oppressing culture in organisations where everybody feels that they should protect themselves rather than contribute to value creation. Michel Thiry explains how governance should actually work.
Winning project alliances reflect culture of value
Four of Australasia’s most cost-efficient, high quality, timely and innovative project alliances won awards at the 2012 Alliancing Association of Australasia’s Excellence Awards last week, reflecting the current culture of value, said AAA acting chief executive Ron Quill.
$1 million for innovative Victorian water projects
Victoria’s Smart Water Fund has announced that it will make available $1 million in funding to support innovative urban water projects. The release of funding will be the Smart Water Fund’s 10th round, with applications opening in mid-October.