what is a post implementation review

A notable reason for ongoing project failure is the absence of conudcting a post implementation review (PIR). But what is a PIR, and how can an organisation use this opportunity for analysis and reflection to boost the likelihood of future project success?

20 steps on how to write a business case

No organisation has the resources to fund every project. It’s therefore safe to say that when decision makers are reviewing your business case they’ll most likely be looking for a reason to say ‘no’. This is why an effective business case is about more than simply listing the costs and benefits of a project. As far as possible it needs to be watertight. When writing a business case, use our comprehensive checklist and prove your project is worth the investment.

In an ideal world, local council would spend most of their time managing day-to-day community priorities. Unfortunately, the rising frequency of impactful emergencies – droughts, fires, storms, coastal erosion and the COVID-19 pandemic – means councils must be able to react to new crises at a moment’s notice. Near-perpetual crisis management means business-as-usual has fallen

Checklist for a successful PMO

When project management office (PMO) success is so closely tied to organisational success, it is essential to set up your PMO to ensure the best possible outcomes. Download this checklist of the most important elements to consider.

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building a business case

Developing an effective business case doesn’t have to be a case of trial and error. Whatever the project, a strong business cases typically reflects a number of common characteristics. Here we share five key traits to bear in mind when building a business case to get your project over the line and achieve desired business results.

project skills project management skills

Project management has had a long history in sectors such as construction, IT, defence, mining and government, but career paths for those with project skills now stretch beyond traditional roles. Find out where new opportunities are opening up and how you can tap into them.

project management office PMO struggling symptoms treatment

Almost one in five PMOs are disbanded due to their inability to show value to the organisation. Here’s how to spot a struggling PMO and the remedies you can use to help rescue it.

9 reasons online learning virtual classroom

In a world of continual change, a commitment to learning and development is more crucial than ever. Fortunately, thanks to the rapid growth of online learning options, it’s never been easier to pick up the skills and certifications you need to stay ahead. Whether it’s an online course offering the freedom to study in your

lessons learned from pmo failure

5 lessons learned from PMO failure

Here we outline some key reasons why many PMOs fail and what we can learn from their mistakes. Discover what the PMO of the future will look like based on current trends and re-imagine your PMO for success.

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Managing remote work and teams effectively

With the latest COVID outbreak in NSW forcing project managers back to a remote-only work environment, it’s a perfect time to review what works and what doesn’t when managing projects from home.