Project Management News from Australia and the World January 10th 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.

KBR wins $431m Australian rail project contract

As per the deal, the company will provide engineering and design management services to John Holland for A$600 million ($431 million) Mernda Rail Extension …

Bold plan for Perth’s east end

A GROUP led by West Australian of the Year Adrian Fini has launched an ambitious … Project manager Sandy Anghie said the group had spoken to about 60 …

Does Australia Fail in the Delivery of Major Hospital Projects?

In absence of strong project management skills, the source said the potential for … Whilst problems may have occurred on some projects, Australia did not have …

$155 Million Townsville Solar Farm Project Commences

One million solar panels will be used for the project, which will cover up to 130 … farms in Australia and will create around 250 jobs during peak construction,” said … Sun Metals says it puts a high priority on environmental management and is …

Students around the world competing to build 700 mph hyperloop

… Berkeley, as well as universities in Canada, Spain, Germany, Australia, India, … in a classroom — including project management, team-building and keeping …

What you can learn from the feds about effective project …

The PMIAA requires the implementation of established project management strategies to create a more consistent, efficient and effective federal government …

Launch of Project Management and Monitoring IT System

Minister of City Planning and Water Supply Rauf Hakeem launched the ProjectManagement and Contract Management IT System today (26th Dec.) in Colombo …

Your project management New Year’s Resolutions

When you’ve nailed the role of your project management office and aligned it with strategic business objectives, IT project successes soar (the PMI reckons by ..

Why Big Data Project Management Can Be So Difficult

Along with the challenges of project management and handling big data solutions, new software is being designed all the time which helps companies with …

January Topic of the Month — Project Management

Central Learning Academy’s Topic of the Month for January is Project Management. Check out the following resources on the main page of CLA Online.

What to do when projects are always over budget

This situation doesn’t automatically signify poor project management. There are numerous reasons why projects are at risk of going over budget. Some of the ..