AI is one of the most talked about advancements, and everyone has an opinion on the future. Today, I want to dive in on what has been on my mind regarding the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in project management. There’s been heaps of buzz around AI taking over jobs across various industries, and project […]
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The Project Profession and Biodiversity. We need to mind our impacts.
For many years I have been getting on soapboxes at conferences and in keynotes stating that “the project profession” is waking up to sustainability but is not paying enough attention to bio-diversity. If we could put in place regenerative practices, we could address many issues, including the climate crisis. Biodiversity loss is one of humanity’s […]
What is a project sustainability impact assessment and how can it measure the value of social and environmental efforts?
Do you measure and place value on Environmental, Social, and Economic impacts in your projects? If not, you should. While outcomes matter to project owners, impacts are what matter to stakeholders. Stakeholders are a person, group, or organization that has interests in, or can affect, be affected by, or perceive themselves to be affected by, […]
We Need to Raise Capable Leaders; Yesterday.
We in the Project profession must rethink what leadership means. The textbook dictionary definition of “leader” is a person or thing that leads or a guiding or directing head, as of an army, movement, or political group. “Directing hand” is close but doesn’t quite exemplify what we need in order to raise capable successors. We […]
Sustainable Development Goal 14. “Life Under Water and Project Management”
This installment in our series on the SDGs focuses on #14 of 17, conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development, “Life Underwater”. This SDG has seven targets which you can read in detail. The short version is to protect the water and life that depends on it. Everything from the economic […]
Waste not, want not: how projects can drive reductions in waste
I recently watched the first episode in a three-part series on waste produced by the government broadcaster in Australia. The War on Waste (check it out here) examining various aspects of waste and how Australian’s waste significant amounts of money and produce the fifth largest producer of municipal waste in the world, producing over 52 […]