To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day and the theme #ChooseToChallenge, we talk to two of our project managers, Vivian Panagos and Emma Stewart, about the challenges they’ve faced and the advice they can offer other aspiring women in the sector. Emma Stewart, Principal Consultant, PM-Partners Emma Stewart is a Principal Consultant (Advisory) and is

So, you’ve completed your training and you now understand PRINCE2 as a project management method. What’s next? Here, Tracey Copland, Head of Development at PM-Partners unpacks the main steps required to successfully embed the methodology in your organisation. The right project management method can be the difference between success and failure. Widely regarded as the most practised

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Even before COVID-19 turned the business world on its head, rapid globalisation and hyper-connectivity were transforming the day-to-day for organisations. As we accelerate into 2021, Mike Boutel, PM-Partners’ Head of Training, considers the critical capabilities project managers need to arm themselves with in order to navigate the challenging road ahead. After the global pandemic threw

Project delivery

For organisations to survive they must keep evolving and maturing according to market demands. In many cases this has led to a concerted shift towards agile business practices – whether that’s through an Agile delivery approach or embracing an agile culture. The result of this shift is that many roles need to change in order

Outsourcing Oceania Inc. is pleased to welcome new Chief Executive Officer Dominic Frost who formally took the reins from interim CEO Derek Quayle this month. Dominic brings extensive and varied experience to the role at PM-Partners. Combining a background in enterprise IT services and software with time in private equity, he has a proven track

PM-Partners Agile Learning Consultant and Facilitator Quinn Dodsworth explores what sets these two methodologies apart and explains why you always need a fit-for-purpose approach to project management in order to get the best results. Agile and Waterfall explained A cursory glance online at the value of waterfall projects will return mixed reviews. The most prevalent,

The daily standup (or daily scrum) is becoming a regular event for teams in many projects. Standups are an integral part of agile teams. As a project manager are you conversant with the conventions of a standup? What is your role (if any) in a standup? What is a Standup? A standup is a short

managing successful programmes pm-partners

On the run up to our webinar Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) 5th edition – the Official Release, Tracey Copland Head of Development at PM-Partners, revisits the origins of MSP, shares some of the thinking behind the update and provides a taste of what you can expect from the new design. WHAT IS MANAGING SUCCESSFUL PROGRAMMES (MSP®)? In an

digital transformation goes global pm partners

Back in 2018, digital innovation was expected to contribute $315 billion in gross economic value to Australia over the subsequent 10 years, with that figure drawn from the impact of Australia “improving productivity growth, ICT capital investment, fostering domestic digital industries and improving export performance.” Now, thanks to COVID-19, we are seeing organisations look to digitalisation far

With major disruptions to our economy, many people are facing uncertain employment prospects or have already been made redundant. True to form, networking is still one of the best ways to create new opportunities. From traditional to online events 2020 has brought many changes to the way we live and work, and networking is no