Project Management News from Australia and the World October 13th 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.

· ​Is your project management development stuck in 2005?

The blame was laid on project managers for not adequately controlling this and in some instances that was correct, but in others it was caused by a lack of …

· Rio Tinto reveals productivity restructure

… in an overarching project management office for the productivity delivery function. These roles can be based in Australia’s T&I presence in Perth or Brisbane

·  German solar contractor reinvents itself as power producer in North …

Any project under construction and 80% completed by the end of the year still qualifies. Brandt says he considers the legislature’s decision not to extend the tax …

·Steve Gibson has became the first Australian to snare the top global …

At an awards ceremony in Panama this week he became the firstAustralian to snare the top global gong from the International Project Management Association.

· The Secrets to Building Places for People

The Green Building Council of Australia doesn’t think so. … the GBCA has developed a challenge that encourages project teams to engage with public … construction and ongoing management of our built environment demands that we think .

·   Plans move forward for largest solar-powered generating facility in …

Amec Foster Wheeler, an engineering and projectmanagement company, has won a competitive bid to build the state’s largest photovoltaic facility at the E.W. …

· Funding gap threatens to grind The Mill to a halt

 “South Australia has a real big problem with people leaving and going to the east … a program for The Mill and to develop their skills inproject management

· Why IT shouldn’t be the ‘orphan step-child’ of project management

One of the biggest problems for IT is that project managementmethodologies and technology move at different speeds, said Ward, who was handling Y2K …