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Project Data Analytics Community Newsletter October 2019
One of the key aims of our community is to help to keep people plugged into the very latest developments across the industry. Through this newsletter and community events we want to create a forum to inspire, upskill and encourage interaction amongst our members. We practice what we preach, and use advanced data analytics and web scraping to identify content and recommend articles for the newsletter. We may not have captured everything, so please let us know anything we have missed so that we can update our algorithms accordingly.
Are Projects Unique? 26/09/19 – By Bent Flyvbjerg
A great Linkedin post from Bent Flyvbjerg arguing I suggest PMI, APM, etc. stop defining projects as unique. It is doing the profession a huge disservice. Projects are NOT unique. They have a lot in common and much to learn from each other, to improve performance. There are some great comments too. It feels like the tide is turning. Read more …
People, Performance and Principles: The IPA’s Priorities For 2020 24/09/2019 – By Nick Smallwood
Nick Smallwood joined the UK’s Infrastructure Project Authority from Shell and lays out his objectives for the organisation which leads project delivery across government. Useful background reading, but nothing new and a little disappointing that they are still focusing on lessons learned type approaches rather than real time data driven analytics. Read more …
Building Your Business’s AI Future 25/09/2019 – By David Howell
An interesting article on the importance of having an AI roadmap for successful of AI into business structure. It also includes a Q&A with Peter van de Putten, an Assistant Professor at Leiden University & Director AI Solutions at Pegasystems. Read more …
CORVA A cool platform for real time analytics and data driven insights. It got us thinking whether the future is in a ‘winner takes all’ platform or whether we plug innovative apps into an ecosystem. Read more …
Upcoming Community Events
Project:Hack4is taking place on the weekend of 12th-13th October. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis, so book now to avoid disappointment!
We have some great Project:Meetups scheduled in the coming months in London, Bristol, the North-West, Leeds and Aberdeen. Join your nearest community or check out details of upcoming meetups now!
In 2017 Projecting Success founded the Project Data Analytics Community. It is now the UK’s largest community of project delivery and data science professionals. Existing purely for the benefit of its members, it seeks to push the boundaries of project delivery into a whole new realm. We host monthly meetups across the UK and hackathons 3 times a year. For more information visit our website. To receive this newsletter directly to your inbox every month click on the button below.