Project Management News from Australia and the World May 12th 2015

Here at Your Project Manager we consider it our job to keep on top of all that is project management not just here in Queensland and Australia, but also worldwide. Just like others across all walks of life, we have our favourite online project management resources which help us to keep abreast of all the latest news, views, and advances in our sphere of expertise.

In exactly the same way that you and your business use market knowledge to keep ahead of your competition, so it helps us to maintain the leading position of project management advice and on-site training.

Here are just a few of the things that we’ve found of most interest over the last few days and that we feel might be of interest to you, too.

·        History of project management in Australia | Project Manager

Australian Institute of Project Management is documenting the origins of modern project management in Australia.

·        NEXTracker supplies 70-MW project in Australia

The project owner, Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), is a leading global operator specializing in the complete development and management of solar power assets. The $164 million project is funded by FRV, with $101 …

·        Australia approves funding for Advanced Train Management 

Australian Government approved a first instalment payment of USD 15.5 million towards the implementation of the USD 65 million Advanced Train Management System (ATMS) project. The announcement comes from the …

·        Digital awards recognise public service trend-setters

Over the next four years the Department is facing an estimated growth of 23 per cent in people travelling into and out of Australia. Its ImmiAccount self-service project allows clients to manage visa applications in a digitised …

·        Zara’s Agile Project Management Advantage (GPS)

Broadly, agile project management is based on the 12 principles brought forth by the agile manifesto. This manifesto forms the basis for a project management theory that focuses on iterations, adaptations, collaboration, and …

·        Why Small Businesses Need Project Management

Project Management can be as complicated or as simple as someone wants to make it. It is a science (often classified under the category of information technology) that is often practiced by novices, as well as professionals …

·        Here is why a business techie is the perfect project manager

Each project manager has his own opinion on this. Some cannot imagine running a project without a broad or high-level comprehension of the business and technology/product behind. While for others, this does not matter at all. A project …

·        10+ Open Source Project Management Software – Butler

MyCollab-Project is part of a broader product set which includes CRM and Document Management. It is completely built in Java and is available in three editions, one of which is the free option. It supports time tracking, Gantt …

·        There’s No Such Thing as No Project Management on

Project management. Every engineer seems to loathe the term and also what it describes. It has that word management in there. It’s different than code. It’s not code. So naturally whenever this comes up, all the engineers …

·        Australia and Singapore to strengthen Myanmar’s national

This was the first joint standards-related project by Australia and Singapore to build institutional capacity in a third country in collaboration with ISO. Officials from Standards Australia, … This was complemented by a site visit to the food and beverage retailer The Soup Spoon Pte Ltd, among other visits, to showcase how implementing International Standards ensures not only the safety but also the quality of its products and services. This has helped the company …

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