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Thursday, 30 March 2017

How to Enhance Project Performance

In any project, the primary focus is to manage the triple constraints of scope, time and cost whilst producing the best outcomes to the overall project.
Thursday, 16 March 2017

Streamlining documentation is essential to successful project management

Project managers should adopt a more streamlined and flexible approach to their work processes, instead of just ticking off boxes and amassing needless documentation.
Monday, 26 September 2016

Poor planning costs time and money on projects

It has often been said that failing to plan equals planning to fail.
Friday, 20 May 2016

$11 billion Melbourne Metro investment - a major gain for Project Managers

Victoria’s recent decision to provide full funding to the $11 billion Melbourne Metro Rail project will create numerous jobs opportunities for engineers and project managers over years to come.
Thursday, 21 May 2015

How the 'one team' approach to complex projects pays off

Close collaboration, good stakeholder communications, and involving clients and owners have been seen as critical factors in the successful completion of one of Victoria’s major freeway projects.
Saturday, 16 May 2015

Fixing Victoria's and Australia’s infrastructure

John Wilson says there's a real paradox when it comes to funding infrastructure projects.
Friday, 01 May 2015

Secrets of success: Q&A with an award-winning project manager

Steve Gibson’s success in managing his organisation’s biggest project to date can be put down to careful planning and risk mitigation – initiated well before construction contracts were even called, he says.
Friday, 06 March 2015

Re-thinking the lessons learnt approach

Graham Punler had a simple message for attendees at the Mastering Complex Projects conference held as part of the 2014 Engineers Australia Convention in Melbourne.
Friday, 27 February 2015

‘We need a new approach for tackling large and complex projects’

Australia has a poor track record when it comes to managing large and complex projects, our relative advantages in undertaking such projects have largely disappeared, and we need new ways to assessing projects and assets.
Friday, 30 January 2015

Case study: Queensbury pump station upgrade

The recently completed upgrade of South Australia’s Queensbury wastewater pump station was not without challenges and carried significant risk. However, a collaborative approach with a strong governance structure and a focus on community engagement saw the station operational in October.