Project Management News from Australia and the World February 7th 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 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.

·        Will they never learn? Poor project management derails Transport …

TfNSW An Australian state government’s botched SAP rollout shows how poor project management can squander the promised benefits of a technology refresh.

·        Aurizon scraps SAP project after copping AU$64m financial …

Australian rail freight company Aurizon has announced the termination of its Freight Management Transformation (FMT) project, contracted to SAP since 2014, …

·        BAM Clough completes marine services contract for Karratha Gas …

The works comprised project management and installation engineering works … largest ever oil and gas developments in Australia: the North West Shelf project.

·        Acland mine project gets federal approval

The federal approval includes 28 conditions, including requirements for water management and environmental offsets. “I know this project has both its …

·        Western Australia’s Gruyere Gold Project gains environmental …

Western Australia’s Gruyere Gold Project gains environmental approval … path for the project’s mining proposal, project management plan and works approvals, …

·        Email trail reveals high-level warnings about Skytrain ‘safety’ threat

The briefing says RMS’s manager on the project believed Sydney Metro, the … of the Sydney Metro project has been touted as a landmark element of Australia’s ..

·        11 ways company politics can thwart your projects

It is important for project management professionals to lead by example and set expectations about appropriate … Join the CIO Australia group on LinkedIn.

·        The importance of being ethical in project management

In the world of project management, ethics plays a significant role in day-to-day interactions and behaviors. Ethics enables stakeholders, employees, vendors, …

·        Understanding the role of project management in a successful …

Understanding how to prioritize your work can dramatically impact the overall success of your company’s project(s), the engagement of your team and your role …