Sharon Warburton, woman of strategy
Sharon Warburton is head of strategy and finance at Brookfield Multiplex, overseeing its portfolio of construction projects, and a board member at Fortescue Metals Group. Adeline Teoh finds out why she’s also the 2014 Western Australia Telstra Businesswoman of the Year.
Australian projects too slow to succeed
The Australian resources sector is inefficient and too slow to execute projects to properly capitalise on the global commodities market, according to management consulting firm Siecap, a logistics and supply chain solutions specialist for projects.
Information integration, the new project paradigm
Information disparity is often the biggest obstacle to managing large, technical projects like those in the mining, oil & gas industries. Rob Stummer of IFS says information integration can be the key to success for these kinds of projects.
Independence and the project manager
The media industry is in turmoil over editorial integrity, while over in the USA Americans are preparing to celebrate the Fourth of July even as their political parties become tainted by opaque funding sources. Editor Adeline Teoh asks, does independence for project managers mean anything any more?
Enterprise level seeks specialised project training
Government and enterprise level organisations conducting large mining, resources and infrastructure projects in Queensland are increasingly seeking specialise project management training according to global training specialist ILX Group.