Project Management News from Australia and the World April 19th 2017

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 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:

·        Mackay construction companies shut out of Debbie recovery

… several large companies in Mackay have complained project management is still … The Insurance Council of Australia CEO Rob Whelan said insurers’ first …

·        Opus guardedly optimistic new strategy beginning to bear fruit

Opus’s Australian and Canadian units were hit hard by the collapse in oil prices, … a complete revamp of things like the company’s project management system.

·        Audit findings question aviation tender process

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has said Australia may pay too … for Complex Project Management (ICCPM), to provide services related to the …

·        The 5 best technologies for remote working

… projects internationally, has 17 staff in Australia, the Philippines and the US. … Other popular project management and collaboration tools include Basecamp, …

·        3 ways AI will change project management for the better

AI for project management is on the rise, and the way things are going, it’s going to help teams make smarter decisions and move faster. Let’s take a look.

·        Lessons from Ikea about IT project management

Ikea instructions typically lack words, relying on pictures instead. Is this you with an Barbara Hranilovich/ https://hranilovich.com/ Ikea instructions typically lack …

·        KPMG advises that NZ businesses need to embrace change

KPMG’s Project Management Survey 2017 revealed that around two-thirds of projects undertaken in New Zealand are failing. The survey showed only 29 per …

·        Project Managers – Love Us or Hate Us, You Need Us

… recent PMI Pulse of the Profession report from 2016 tells us that project success is increasing in organizations which value the skill of project management.