Beyond the legacy of megaprojects
NOVEMBER 18, 2016
The expectation of the conference was that participants shared their experience and their expertise with others, so there were some strong discussions about what is left behing enormous infrastructure megaprojects. How do you see future of infrastructure megaprojects?
How to Create a? Project Management Infrastructure from the Ground Up
APRIL 29, 2016
Your organization is thinking of implementing a project management infrastructure.
Megaprojects in Australia
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
Infrastructure has a central role in the development of an emerging economy or sustenance of a mature economy. Australia’s robust economy, growing trade and changing demographics are some of the factors driving demand for better and modern infrastructure.
Projects and project management in China
DECEMBER 12, 2016
Especially in the infrastructure area investments reach trillions of Dollars for new roads, railways, airports, dams and other kinds of construction megaprojects. The People´s Republic of China has a population of over 1.4 billion and this is the world’s most populous country.
The World in 2050 – and some implications for project management
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
But emerging economies need to enhance their institutions and their infrastructure significantly if they are to realise their long-term growth potential. New results of a PwC repor t sets out the latest long-term global growth projections to 2050 for 32 of the largest economies in the world.
Overcoming the Top Challenges of IT Project Management
JANUARY 17, 2017
In a nutshell, IT project management is managing any project dealing with IT infrastructure, information systems, or computer technology. Another unique IT project challenge is that changes to IT infrastructure may impact security and data management.
Projects and project management in Thailand
MARCH 22, 2017
End of last year, the government approved an infrastructure action plan worth 25.2 billion US$ for 2017, including 36 infrastructure projects, covering rail, roads, air transport and ports throughout Thailand.
Moving from Project Manager to Programme Manager
APRIL 25, 2016
Specific process or technique focus, which differ from project management, is around how to set up the programme infrastructure including governance arrangements; how benefits management works; how to manage inter dependencies and resource management across the programme.
Projects and project management in Myanmar
MARCH 6, 2017
The Government of Myanmar is trying to overcome this challenge by a new education programme, large investments in infrastructure and encouragement of foreign investors from China, Korea, Japan and institutions such as the Asia Development Bank (ADB) for economic growth.
Are you ready for remote project management?
OCTOBER 17, 2016
The business model and infrastructure. When it comes to the business model and infrastructure, consider at the very least, the following questions: Will the existing business model and infrastructure fully support remote project management in ways that make sense, currently and into the future? Do the existing infrastructure and technologies offer the needed capabilities for remote connectivity?
Megaprojects that we admire
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
If we do increase our infrastructure spending to $9 trillion per year, megaprojects will rise in importance from roughly 8% of global GDP to close to 24% factoring in all the spinoff economies, and the world will be in the great demand for competent megaproject managers.
Agile Benefits Management
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
We can have projects to build transport infrastructure, create attractions and hire employees, but the benefits of opening a theme park only come about when all are accomplished at the appropriate times. Benefits are why we undertake projects.
How IT Can Deliver New Business Value Every 12 Weeks – Adobe Systems Case Study
Guerrilla Project Management
JANUARY 19, 2012
Paulette Scheffer, Senior Director of IT Infrastructure & Service Management at Adobe Systems, on how her team Delivers new business value 12-week sprints. I am joined today by Paulette Scheffer, Senior Director of IT Infrastructure & Service Management, to talk about how her team at Adobe Systems delivers business value in 12-week sprints.
Projects and project management in Australia
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
Firstly, the National Infrastructure Construction Schedule (NICS) outlines the many construction projects all over the country. The country portrayed in this blogpost is often called “Downunder”, as it is – from a European or a Northern perspective – a very southern land.
How to Scale Methodology for Your IT Project
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
In the following examples, team leaders probably should check with IT Security, Architecture and the Infrastructure teams while moving through a project. With an increased focus on security and cloud-hosting , security scans and infrastructure assessments should be mandatory.
When the Agile rubber hits the enterprise road
JUNE 24, 2015
Furthermore, crucial support services, like Release Management, Production Support, Infrastructure deployment, Enterprise Architecture, Enterprise Testing, and others are not yet fully integrated into the “Agile way of working” and are still operating with what would, traditionally, be referred to as Waterfall. H aving been ‘doing’ both Waterfall and Agile for quite some time now I feel fairly qualified to point out the idiosyncrasies in both approaches.
The German Reunification – seen through the eyes of project management
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
Until nowadays, nearly 50 Billion Euros were spent on infrastructure projects. Besides infrastructure, massive investments had to be spent for buildings, energy provision and social systems. Last week I had the great opportunity to present in Korea my views on the German Reunification.
Project Management Methodology Guide by the European Commission
MARCH 6, 2017
The aim of the Centre of Excellence in Project Management (CoEPM2) is to provide the European Commission and the EU institutions with high quality Project Management infrastructure, support and consulting services. The Project Management Methodology Guide was recently released by the Centre of Excellence in Project Management (CoEPM2) of the European Commission. What Is The Mission Of The Centre of Excellence in Project Management (CoEPM2) ?
Agile For Oil and Gas - mixing lifecycle models
JUNE 28, 2013
Facilities – creating the infrastructure for oil or gas extraction, initial processing and transportation to market. Introduction. This post is about Implementing agile at the organizational level across multiple technical domains.
Projects and project management in Sri Lanka
FEBRUARY 15, 2017
Also the Asian Development Bank sponsors a series of projects in regards to infrastructure, energy and water. The name of “Ceylon” may still be more familiar for the island south east of India nowadays being the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
The Battle Between Process and Progress
Girl's Guide to PM
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
i.e. aeroplane component design, or changes to core banking infrastructure. Sara is delivering a 3-month project to upgrade some core banking infrastructure. This is a contribution by Chris Hammond from smartitpm.com. Chris Hammond. As Project Managers, we’re all familiar with process.
Minimum Valuable Problem
JULY 22, 2016
When it is your team making decisions about dev-ops or other infrastructure that they need, this is exactly what it feels like and looks like. Defining and building a good minimum viable product is much harder than it sounds.
3 Arguments for a Project Management Office (PMO)?
JUNE 10, 2016
I believe it is wise that every organization – especially those that are more technical in nature – have a project management infrastructure.
GPM´s action program aims at strengthening project management in administration
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
And it is not just about infrastructure projects in Germany. Eliminate bottlenecks in the public administration when planning and managing projects, especially for infrastructure projects; Appropriate project management training and certification of all project managers of administration.
Projects and project management in Croatia
MAY 11, 2016
Another important economic factor is the wide-spread infrastructure for transport, such as the motorways, railway tracks, air- and seaports for Pan-European Traffic and Logistics. A land of 1000 islands.
Projects and project management in Serbia
MAY 23, 2016
Many projects are performed in Serbia to improve the infrastructure , for example the $388 million World Bank Corridor X Highway Project , connecting Serbia and Bulgaria. Last week I visited Serbia.
The benefits of being a part time PM - interview with Arnon Yaffe
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
A good manager is an enabler, your job is to create the infrastructure and the processes for people to flourish. If you recruit the right people and put the right infrastructure in place, then you don’t need to be around all the time.
The Best Free Project Management Resources
JUNE 28, 2016
MIT ’s 1.040 Project Management Course covers project management and implementation specifically related to infrastructure construction. The numbers don’t lie: Managing complicated projects is a tough task.
Nuclear Cleanup To Bridge Upgrades: How Top Projects Get It Done
Project Management Hacks
OCTOBER 29, 2016
The program also made a great contribution in growing the next generation of talent in the trades and engineers who will keep Oregon’s infrastructure running in the future. For Fun: Infrastructure never gets the love and respect it ought to. London Tower Bridge (Pixabay).
How project management software can save you
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
Companies also save on infrastructure costs because remote employees do not require office space. When we think about the benefits of desktop project management software, efficiency and speed to market come to mind.
FedEx Project Manager Profile: Leigh Espy
Project Management Hacks
AUGUST 4, 2016
The company is also involved in emergency relief efforts by offering planes and other infrastructure. Leigh Espy, FedEx Project Manager. What is like to work as a project manager? The easy answer is “it depends.” That’s true but it doesn’t really tell us much.
2017 Project Management Trends To Watch
Girl's Guide to PM
DECEMBER 16, 2016
I’ll be watching the Infrastructure Industry Innovation Platform to see what impact that has on project success (lots, I hope).
Projects and project management in Brazil
OCTOBER 18, 2016
Those events also boosted development projects in Rio de Janeiro including infrastructure, telecommunications and urban development. The Federative Republic of Brazil is the fifth-largest country by area and population of the world.
The Case for Project Portfolio Management
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
For example, within a banking environment it may make sense to have portfolio categories such as Retail Banking, Business Banking, Mobile Banking, General Insurance, Infrastructure etc. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) has gained widespread interest from many organisations over recent years.
How is SaaS Changing Product Management – A Research Thesis
AUGUST 7, 2013
These changes in business model and infrastructure may be causing shifts in product management too. Paddy Barrett in Ireland is preparing his Master’s thesis on Product Management and would like to interview (USA) state-side product managers for his primary research.
Why I pursued IPMA Certification
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
Dave is currently the Interface Manager for the Main Infrastructure Works contract on the Luas Cross City project.
Advice for Project Managers: Preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Setting Goals
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Software like LiquidPlanner allows you to stay flexible and shift between priorities , so make sure that you have the underpinning infrastructure and systems to meet the demand for flexibility when it comes. Are you grappling with a stubborn project management work issue? Ask Elizabeth!
IPMA Project Excellence Model – the core element to make a project business successful
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
NUCPMD was founded in 2003 as a project management company for building infrastructure projects. Since then the company has been expanding and improving the industrial chain with a focus on the main business –planning and executing infrastructure projects.
8 ways to train your staff to digital efficiency
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
After a massive success in education, they now provide the same light and professional infrastructure to companies to train their workforce (renamed “COOC” for Corporate Open Online Course ). Established companies have but one goal: resilience.
The Future of Digital Business: What Does This Mean for Project Teams?
JULY 13, 2016
In the case of operations teams, digital business means leaner operations groups because so much of the digital business infrastructure is outsourced to cloud providers. It’s Monday morning.