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myPrimavera06: unlocking the secrets as to why projects succeed and fail

  • 27 February, 2006 16:07

<p>With so many cases of costly project failures making newspaper headlines, businesses are increasingly feeling the pressure to deliver successful outcomes. A major industry event in Canberra on 4 – 6 April will show how to avoid the pitfalls of managing multiple large-scale projects.</p>
<p>Managing many projects at the same time, project portfolio management (PPM), has become common business practice for organisations across many industries. The way they deliver those projects can make or break a business’s reputation.</p>
<p>myPrimavera06 will bring together leading project management spokespeople from around the world with insights and case studies from industries such as engineering, construction, IT, utilities and government. The conference will explore and tackle the timely issues of project governance, managing complex projects, resource planning, benefits realisation and the future of project portfolio management.</p>
<p>Keynote speakers include Gartner business analyst, Steve Bittinger, Asia Pacific Leader of KPMG’s IT Project Advisory Service Group, Mark Tims, Vice Chair of the Project Management Institute, Iain Fraser and CTO for Primavera Systems, Richard Faris.</p>
<p>Case studies will be presented by the likes of Shell Todd Oil Services, Centrelink and Energy Australia.</p>
<p>The conference will focus on the three building blocks of successful project portfolio management solutions: people, process and technology. Delegates can participate in technical sessions, panel discussions and workshops as well as a variety of networking and social events.</p>
<p>myPrimavera06 in summary:</p>
<p>Event: myPrimavera06
Venue: Hyatt Hotel Canberra
Date: 4 – 6 April 2006
Tel: 02 9922 4066
Email: mcomins@primavera-aus.com
Web: www.myprimavera.com.au</p>
<p>MEDIA NOTE – for images, interviews with keynotes or further information, please contact:
Louise Mezzina or Jody Hammond
Write Away Communication + Events
Phone: (02) 8904 1622 or 0438 011598
E-mail: louise@writeaway.com.au , jody@writeaway.com.au</p>

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