Project Management Newsweek: Nov. 10, 2017


This week’s top project management news, analysis, and insights from around the world.
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Project Management News: Here Are the Must Reads of This Week

Construction Industry


NEWS

Energy Management Collaborative Brightens its Project-Based Business with Oracle ERP Cloud

NB Herard · Nov. 6, 2017

Terillium, an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) consulting company and Platinum level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, recently took EMC live on Oracle ERP Cloud and Oracle Sales Cloud. Through the implementation with Terillium, EMC is using Ora… READ MORE

ANALYSIS

The 4 Must-Have Qualities Of Construction Project Managers

Bisnow · Nov. 8, 2017

The construction field is strapped for skilled professionals, which has created high demand for exceptional management personnel. The need for talented construction project managers is expected to grow 16% between now and 2022, 11% above the national… READ MORE

NEWS

Kespry Updates Drone Software for Construction Industry

DroneLife · Nov. 9, 2017

Kespry, the drone technology firm, has released a suite of capabilities that extend the value of aerial intelligence to the full life cycle of planning, bidding and managing earthworks projects in the major site construction industry. These include g… READ MORE

Government and Public Sector


NEWS

Victoria’s new fines IT system to be delayed again

iTnews · Nov. 7, 2017

The go-live date for the Victorian Justice department’s new fines system is likely to be pushed back by another five months after the government proposed a further delay to the troubled project. This time last year the agency signed Civica Internati… READ MORE

ANALYSIS

A product and platform approach to citizen-centric service delivery

GCN.com · Nov. 9, 2017

For government today, the secret to success is citizen-first thinking. Users expect the same quality of digital services from government as they do from private businesses like retailers and financial organizations. This means government agencies mus… READ MORE

ICT industry


ANALYSIS

Should You Go With Nearshore or Offshore Software Outsourcing?

HuffPost · Nov. 6, 2017

Outsourcing software development projects have become a central and strategic issue for most companies, since we all know that hiring software engineers in the U.S. is difficult, time-consuming and expensive. Even if you find the right person, it tak… READ MORE

ANALYSIS

Project Management Part 2: Making Your Game With The ABC-Recipe

Gamasutra · Nov. 9, 2017

Last time I wrote about crunch in the games industry, and why it’s a really, really bad practice. It was both fun and a bit distressing to see how much attention that text has gotten in just one week. Studies have time and time again shown that worki… READ MORE

Oil and Gas Industry


NEWS

Saudi Aramco signs engineering and construction deals worth $4.5 billion

Reuters · Nov. 9, 2017

Saudi Aramco signed agreements on Thursday worth $4.5 billion with firms from Europe, the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates for work on a range of oil and gas development projects, mostly aimed at boosting gas production. Saudi Aramco… READ MORE

Project Management Best Practices


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Project Management Institute Launches New Reports on Organizational Agility During Sixth Annual PMO Symposium

Business Wire · Nov. 6, 2017

Project Management Institute (PMI) today unveiled three thought leadership reports focused on illustrating the importance of organizational agility. The new reports were released during the organization’s sixth annual PMO Symposium in Houston, where… READ MORE

Project Management Tools


NEWS

New Citrix ShareFile features automate workflows

TechTarget · Nov. 6, 2017

Recent updates to Citrix ShareFile features aim to make it easier for employees to complete common workflows. ShareFile this month got updates to its customizable workflow feature that allows organizations to store workflow data on premises. Workflo… READ MORE

NEWS

Salesforce unveils Quip Collaboration Platform, extending teamwork in live documents

ZDNet · Nov. 6, 2017

At Dreamforce 2017 on Monday, Salesforce unveiled the Quip Collaboration Platform, beefing up Quip’s functionality with custom app integrations and new workflow templates. Quip, which originally focused on collaborative document sharing and word pro… READ MORE

NEWS

Belgian HR management tool Beeple is expanding to the US

EU-Startups · Nov. 10, 2017

The Belgian startup Beeple now moves a huge step forward by expanding to the US. Partly thanks to the Prince Albert Fund (PAF), Beeple is now able to further expand its business development in the United States. Beeple offers an end-to-end online sta… READ MORE

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