Project Management News from Australia and the World April 14th 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.

Woodside finds gas near Pluto field offshore Western Australia

Squeezing the Green: How to Cut Petroleum Downstream Costs and Optimize Processing Efficiencies with Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Solutions. As the downstream petroleum industry grapples with change in …

Revealing Project Management Success Secrets | Logicalis …

… that could differentiate one from another? To determine these secrets, we picked the brains of Daryl Yeo, from the National Project Management Office at IT Infrastructure and Managed Services provider, Logicalis Australia.

Wiley awarded Brisbane Produce Market project contract …

Queensland’s largest wholesale fruit and vegetable marketplace, the Brisbane Produce Market, is set to receive greater protection thanks to a new $10 million roofing project.

Brisbane Markets Limited (BML) awarded food manufacturing facility specialist Wiley a contract to design and build Stage 2 of the project comprising a $3.7 million roof extension covering 2,500m2.

Oracle customizes project management for lines of business …

Oracle customizes project management for lines of business. Government, financial services and construction are all getting custom project management software packages from Oracle. Joab Jackson (IDG News Service) 26 …

EDF awards nuclear project management deal – Energy …

Under the agreement, the company will provide project management services for all of EDF’s nuclear power stations as well as the technical offices in Gloucester and East Kilbride in Scotland. The power plants include …

Project maturity required to save WA | Project Manager

A forum focused on opportunities for the project management profession to respond to challenges presented by Western Australia’s decline has revealed a fundamental gap between an organisational understanding of what a project is and what project managers do and the understanding held by project professionals. The Western Australia Chapter of the Australian Institute of … From the newsdesk at ProjectManager.com.au. PM News has written 250 articles for us.

Why Traditional Project Management Doesn’t Work for …

Who is actually going to page through all that — except someone without a life, or perhaps an obsessive project manager who cannot distinguish the inconsequential from the important? A project manager with infinite time can afford to be infinitely obsessive. The rest of us must pick and choose. … The good news – you don’t have to work like this. Becoming an effective legal project manager is not hard. Indeed, one of the reasons I teach seminars and write books and …