Tipsographic Weekly Roundup: Project Management News, Nov. 18–24


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 for This Week

Construction Industry


ANALYSIS

How Silicon Valley is Cracking the Construction Code

WIRED · Nov. 23, 2017

SILICON VALLEY’S LATEST axiom: Move fast and build things. VC firms expect to invest $375 million in construction tech this year—a 420 percent increase from 2014. “It’s one of the last massive industries to be disrupted,” says Darren Bechtel, founder… READ MORE

NEWS

Tendering begins for kl singapore high speed project management contract

railjournal.com · Nov. 23, 2017

MALAYSIA High-Speed Rail Corporation (MyHSR) published a tender notice on November 22 for a Project Delivery Partner (PDP) to support the planning and delivery of civil infrastructure works on the Malaysian section of the Kuala Lumpur – Singapore hig… READ MORE

Energy Industry


NEWS

Australian Government Grants $8 Million for Blockchain Energy Pilot

CoinDesk · Nov. 20, 2017

The Australian government has announced that it will provide over AU$8 million (around US$6 million) in grants for a blockchain-powered smart utilities project. The funding will see a grant of AU$2.57 million go directly to the project, which will b… READ MORE

ICT industry


ANALYSIS

Project Management Part 3: Burning Money, Brain Power and Morale To Make Your Game

Gamasutra · Nov. 21, 2017

This is part three in a series of blog posts about how to work smarter, not harder, on your game! I previously wrote about how to use the iterative ABC-recipe to make your game, and why you absolutely should not crunch when you make games. This time… READ MORE

Manufacturing


ANALYSIS

Trends and innovations in Industrial IoT

Manufacturer.com · Nov. 176, 2017

Cambashi, an international industry analyst company based in Cambridge, has just completed a research project into the industrial application of the Internet of Things to establish the market’s structure and direction. In the sixth and final article… READ MORE

Project Management Best Practices


ANALYSIS

How to build a layered security model into the project management process

TechRepublic · Nov. 16, 2017

In a recent Global Economic Crime Survey, PwC revealed cybercrime, ethics, compliance issues, and money laundering are key areas of economic theft, making financial institutions high-risk targets. Within these institutions, project managers and their… READ MORE

NEWS

Universal credit boss wins ‘project management’ award despite evidence that claimants are plunged into hardship

The Independent · Nov. 22, 2017

Critics of the troubled universal credit shake-up have reacted with disbelief after its boss won a “project management” award. Neil Couling, the Department for Work and Pensions official in charge of the programme, was hailed for “a significant cont… READ MORE

Project Management Tools


NEWS

Pareto Launches All-in-One CRM and Project Management Software

NB Herard · Nov. 22, 2017

Pareto CRM, a European-based technology company that offers cloud-based CRM and project management software, announced today that they have launched a new software that will disrupt the project management and CRM space. Also called Pareto CRM, this s… READ MORE

NEWS

Zoho Looks To Tap Digital Agencies With New Edition Of Zoho Social

Inc42 Media · Nov. 22, 2017

In a bid to bring digital agencies under its cover, Zoho has announced that its social media marketing tool Zoho Social is now available in a special edition for them. Zoho Social for Agencies will enable digital agencies to manage social media accou… READ MORE

LISTICLE

The 5 Biggest Project Management Trends Shaping 2018

Business 2 Community · Nov. 22, 2017

Normally I start off these project management trends pieces with a celebration of what I got right the year prior (all my insights for 2015, 2016, and 2017 are still available), but 2018 is going to be different. What’s special about 2018 is not that… READ MORE

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