Business Roundtable Insights on the Current Challenges Facing the Project Profession


  • Jun Wong Transurban Ltd.
  • William Young Swinburne University of Technology
  • Trevor Alex DXC Consulting
  • Hieu-Duc Stockman Aurecon



agility, change management, project management, trust


The purpose of this paper was to capture an industry perspective on the current project and project management challenges. Based on four Business Roundtable meetings held in Melbourne over a year, concluding mid-2019, the paper attempts to distill the erudite insights of participants into contemporary business challenges and solutions. The predominant theme of the meetings was dealing with business change and its rate of the rollout. There has been a distinct industry shift in expectation replacing major business transformations with a new continuous delivery paradigm. There was an agreement regarding many of the adaptation measures needed to meet this new challenge.



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Author Biographies

Jun Wong, Transurban Ltd.

Transurban Ltd, Docklands, Victoria 3008, AUSTRALIA

William Young, Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria 3004, AUSTRALIA

Trevor Alex, DXC Consulting

DXC Consulting, Macquarie Park, NSW 2113, AUSTRALIA

Hieu-Duc Stockman, Aurecon

Aurecon, Docklands, Victoria 3008, AUSTRALIA


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How to Cite

Wong, J. ., Young, W. ., Alex, T. ., & Stockman, H.-D. . (2020). Business Roundtable Insights on the Current Challenges Facing the Project Profession. Asian Business Review, 10(3), 159–166.