I have written a few posts on this blog before about theÂ benefits and challenges of multi-generational project teams, and also theÂ impact Gen Y employees are having on the workforce. But I recently came across an article Bill Patterson at Microsoft showing justÂ what effect Gen Y is having on collaboration in the workforce.
A couple of months ago, I posted a blog aboutÂ how IPM can expand across organisations to fit a number of different departments. Well weâ€™ve also had a few enquiries lately about IPMâ€™s extensibility in terms of different requirements of project management. So I thought Iâ€™d share with you a couple of examples of how IPM can be extended to cater for other needs you may have on your project.
If you happened to be booked on a Qantas flight last Sunday, you would have felt the full effects of the seemingly insignificant â€™leap secondâ€™. In order to bring electronic clocks back into sync after slight changes in the Earthâ€™s orbit over the past four years, one second was added to the worldâ€™s clocks at midnight AEST on Saturday. And the result was chaos for air travellers.Â The extra second was enough to cause Qantasâ€™s booking system to crash, causing delays of up to an hour for both international and domestic travellers.