Project Management News from Australia and the World June 28th 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:

·        What Running A Marathon Taught Me About Project Management

Lifehacker Australia-Jun 22, 2017

One of the most basic project management techniques is to use the Work Break Down Structure. This means starting with the big task, let’s say build an app and …

·        GA Group’s Cairns CBD developments impress Prime Minister

TropicNow-Jun 15, 2017

He was joined by his Australian CEO Mark Davie and Andy Taylor, … cent locally-owned project management and construction firms such as ourselves to carry …

·        Aphrodite to cost A$123m

Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly-Jun 26, 2017

… in Western Australia, has estimated that a capital injection of A$81-million … including clearing permits, and the project management and mine closure plan.

·        Telstra cuts workforce amid market pressures

ComputerWeekly.com-Jun 21, 2017

Australia’s biggest telco, Telstra, is trimming its workforce as it faces cost pressures from the roll-out of the National Broadband Network (NBN) and aggressive …

·        Project Management

Raconteur-Jun 16, 2017

The Project Management special report, published in The Sunday Times, showcases the best project management stories in history, as well as the impact of …

·        How far can machines take over project management?

Raconteur-Jun 19, 2017

Like every other industry sector, project management is being transformed by new technologies, such as big data, analytics and artificial intelligence (AI).

·        Who Will Project Manage Your System Implementation?

Multichannel Merchant (blog)-Jun 19, 2017

Who should be responsible for project management – your company, the vendor, your IT department? First of all, an ERP or OMS system is not IT’s responsibly …

·        World Bank approvs US $44 million loan to Assam project

Times of India-Jun 21, 2017

As a part of the project preparation, three project implementation units and a project management unit have already been set up, which is headed by a full time …

·        China kick-starts ‘biggest project on planet Earth’

Raconteur-Jun 19, 2017

“There are huge opportunities for project management firms to get involved in ports, roads, rail schemes, water, energy and wastewater projects. The OBOR will …

·        Build better: improving project delivery in the UK North Sea

Offshore Technology-16 hours ago

The report states that realistic – “as opposed to aspirational” – schedules should be set at the outset of project planning, and project management expertise …