Project Management Starts with Philosophy

17 Dec 2019
Guest Writer, David Porter

We think of project management as practical methods, skills, systems and tools for achieving practical and measurable outcomes. However, a project management philosophy underpins this. All forms of human knowledge...

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The Future Management of Large-Scale Projects

10 Dec 2019
Guest writer, Large scale projects, David Porter

Project managers are expected to effectively manage large and complex projects or programmes, but it is widely recognised that these large-scale projects are not always delivered as planned. In liaison with the...

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Strategies for Managing Complexity in Construction Projects

10 Dec 2019
Guest writer, Mathew Winchur, Complexity

In this article an enterprise framework including a Portfolio Management Office (PMO), will be central to creating a sensitivity to complexity in the environment. New project team capabilities and behaviours...

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Effective vs. Efficient

03 Dec 2019
Guest Writer, Productivity, David Porter

When it comes to managing major projects, we strive for “effective and efficient”. It’s a cliché. Thinking about it, effective is a hurdle to get to efficient. Without effective there is no...

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