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Is Project “Management”’”¹ the Problem?

Some folks say that managers focus on doing things right, while leaders are focused on doing the right things.

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7 Secret Things You Didn’t Know About Successful Procurement Teams

Some senior members of staff see procurement expenses as a necessary evil and overlook any efficiency improvement methods for this sector.

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How Technology Has Changed Procurement in the Last 10 Years

Over the past decade business procurement has experienced rapid technological upheaval that, in the main, has made life easier for everyone involved.

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The Nature of Good ‘Project Chemistry’

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual project stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime. The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual project stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.

Nicolini (2002) theoretical framework asserted that good project chemistry enhances the operation of project teams, quality of the final product allowing the early detection of problems.

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Has Nigeria Become the World’s Junk Yard of Abandoned and Failed Mega Projects worth Billions?

Has Nigeria Become the World’s Junk –Yard of Abandoned and Failed Projects Worth Billions

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Small Projects Often Mean Greater Innovation

Small projects often embody more innovation than larger more costly or high profile ones.

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Agile Methodologies

The “agile” buzzword has really taken hold among a myriad organisations worldwide.

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The 8 Biggest Risks of Big Data Projects

The phenomenon of “Big Data” exacerbates the tension between potential benefits and privacy risks by upping the ante on both sides of the equation. Any project can fail for any number of reasons: bad management, poor budget management, or just a lack of relevant skills. However, big data projects bring their own specific risks.

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Why Do Projects Fail?

Large projects fail at an astonishing rate – more than 50%, by some estimates.

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MoVoCoSy – Modular Volumetric Construction System

Meanwhile, the pre-cast concrete MoVoCoSy project from Arup and promised to tackle another prefab preconception.