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The Project Management society is a special interest group for engineers involved in project management in a range of industries, providing CPD and networking events for engineers.


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Hybrid Agile - a smarter approach to software development or a muddled solution?

Do you use Agile methodology? The most common answer, it seems, is: 'Sort of!' Is this a trump card to get away with the nitty gritty of Agile? Or is it the cover up for a failure? The real answer is uncovered when we start analysing the context. This article examines how a namesake is used and Agile methodology is manipulated to suit a project’s context. It also consolidates the views of IT industry individuals on the modal and if it is in any way useful. Software product development ...

Essential considerations for the design of a large multi-product milk processing complex

Author: John Dowling is a senior project engineer with international project delivery specialists, PM Group’s food sector and a member of Engineers Ireland. John has more than 13 years’ experience working across the food and dairy sector Irish milk output is expected to increase 50 per cent by 2020 due to the lifting of the milk quota system earlier this year. This milk is manufactured into value added consumer products and ingredients such as cheese, yogurt and infant formula. As the ...

Cost of failed projects – is it time to rethink our approach?

Author: Raymond Poole, managing director of Program Management Information Services Ltd, has over 30 years’ experience in the programme and project management environment. He has acted as project manager on a number of high profile Oracle Primavera implementations in Ireland, South Africa and Azerbaijan. Raymond is a highly qualified expert trainer, having trained and run standard and bespoke project management and related software classes for more than 17 years. When one talks about ...

Project management as professional discipline in private, public and non-profit sectors

  Author: Dr John Lannon, Centre for Project Management, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick All over the world hundreds of thousands of people have had their knowledge of recognised good practices and methodological approaches to project management certified by professional bodies such as the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Association for Project Management (APM). The goal is to enable them to effectively undertake activities like assigning work, tracking progress, ...

EFCA Young Professional of the Year 2015 Anne Moloney on Rambøll, the Queensferry Crossing and Denmark's work culture

  Irish engineer Anne Moloney was named the 2015 EFCA Young Professional of the Year by the European Federation of Engineering Consultancy Associations (EFCA). Moloney, formerly of Roughan & O’Donovan but currently based in Copenhagen, won the competition ahead of 16 other professionals from different countries. Moloney, a senior project manager with engineering, design and consultancy firm Rambøll, has spent the past three-and-a-half years working on the iconic project, the ...

Why good communication is central to project delivery

Author: Barry Doherty, BE Eur Ing CEng MIEI, senior project engineer at Aquamarine Power Good communication is absolutely key to the successful delivery of any project. It is almost impossible to exaggerate the importance of communication within an organisation, and in particular within a project team, but all too often the issue is not given enough focus or attention. It is something that is assumed will just ‘happen’ during a project. In any project it is essential that the project ...

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