Project Management News from Australia and the World July 26th 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:

·        Jacobs Wins Roles on Major New Wind Farm Project in Australia

Jacobs Wins Roles on Major New Wind Farm Project in Australia … the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF), to carry out the project management and

·        Elliott warns of BHP potash ‘severe misstep’

New York hedge fund Elliott Management says BHP Billiton’s plans to approve a $US4.7 billion potash project in Saskatchewan are alarming. … and to collapse a dual UK-Australian structure in order to release billions of dollars in shareholder

·        Australia scales back controversial China-run mine site

Australia has bought back most of a contentious mining licence issued for a huge … with a commencement still subject to further management plans and the ongoing … The state government said the Shenhua Watermark Coal Project, with a …

·        Australia – Rise in temporary tech jobs driven by AI and automation

The use of temporary and contract staff will also rise in 32% of Project Management and Purchasing/Procurement departments as well as 30% of Marketing

·        Improving infrastructure through innovation and consistent project …

… and the consistent application of core project management techniques”. … of vast liquified natural gas plants in Australia and the US, engineering and building …

·        Aquatic announces multiple contracts

… to perform RLWI services in the Ichthys field, also offshore Western Australia, … GE Oil & Gas will be responsible for early engineering, project management,

·        Everyone gets breached, so you’ll need an response plan when it …

… Breach Study: Australia found that having an incident response plan reduced …. This means looking at response with project management concepts, such as .

·        How to pick the right collaboration tools

… thanks to file-sharing startups, including Box and Dropbox; project managementservices such as Trello, Asana, …. Join the CIO Australia group on LinkedIn.

·        Axelos unveils new project management method PRINCE 2

UK-based best practice solutions provider Axelos today launched an updated version of its project management methodology, PRINCE 2, in India in …

·        How Project Management Provides Stability In An Unstable …

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