The theme of the Australian Institute of Project Management’s National Conference this year is “Innovate, Influence & Implement”. Industry leaders will gather at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, situated in the heart of the city, from 22-24 October. HKA Tech and PMWeb are proud to once again support the AIPM at its annual conference – this year as a Conference Supporter Partner. Read more about the Conference
PMWeb Wins 2017 Top Product from Constructech. “PMWeb offers portfolio, program, and project-management software for owners and AEC firms that works the way the industry does. Even more, it has the team of experts that is needed to guide the market forward well into the future.” —Constructech editors
With new project awards declining, projects seeing lower profit margins, increased liquidated damage claims for late completion, and other recent developments, owners and contractors are becoming more contentious and adversarial, which is leading to a growing volume of claims and disputes. read more
The Walt Disney Company and CBRE/Regions Bank round out the 2017 PMWeb User Conference list of companies presenting at the event:
The Walt Disney Company: “Driving Change: Paving the Way with PMWeb”
Manny Alegria, System Specialist, Facility Asset Management
Christian Walker, Scheduling Manager, Project Controls, Facility Asset Management
CBRE/Regions Bank: “Effectively Managing Vendors Through PMWeb”
Terra Mieure, Cost Manager
Jessica Williams, Finance Manager
You can now access the full agenda for the User Conference and Optional Training Day on the Conference Event Page along with registration and hotel booking information.
Hosted at the Oracle Conference Center, PMWeb attended Constructech’s Technology Day on August 24, 2017. Attendees included construction professionals, software providers, industry educators and experts to help outline the future of construction technology. Technology Day helped companies learn to leverage the opportunities provided by data gathered in the office, on the jobsite and throughout the building lifecycle of a project. Constructech organized an exhibit hall displaying some of the construction technology solutions, a half-day educational conference and a celebration of the Vision Awards and the Women in Construction. The photo below shows HKA Tech’s Rick Aldridge answering questions and discussing PMWeb’s features and benefits.
Every year, The California Construction Expo (CalCon) brings together hundreds of industry professionals to build relationships with the state’s leading government agencies as well as to network with other companies in the private sector. This year, CalCon’s focus was on innovation, calling on the companies in attendance to come up with new and unique ways to improve and streamline California infrastructure and construction. This message was reinforced by the keynote speaker, Mike Ebeling, recipient of the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian of the Year Award and listed as one of The Creativity 50’s most influential creative people. PMWeb attended the 2-day convention on July 21-22, which was held at the Anaheim Convention Center and attended by over 1,500 professionals. HKA Tech’s Konstantine (Kon) Tonas – front and centre in the photo below – was there to demonstrate the latest developments with PMWeb.
The objective of procurement management is to transfer the risks associated with the part of a project’s scope of work that is performed by outside organisations, known as contractors, vendors, or suppliers. This is the latest in a series of articles about managing projects through their full project life-cycle and focuses on Procurement.