Office 365: It’s intuitive… Isn’t it?
Imagine you work in construction. You open your toolbox one morning to find that your saw is sharper and your drill more powerful than the night before! Not only that but some tools have disappeared and yet you have more tools than yesterday! Some tools you rarely use and others never! Whilst paying for all […]
The Project Leadership Skills Needed to Help You Succeed
According to the Major Projects Authority Annual Report 2015, Modern enterprises are currently faced with unprecedented levels of change which provides a constant threat to their success and, in many cases, survival. Greater ‘maturity’ in project and programme management is positively correlated to success in delivering the organization’s strategy and contributes to the speed of […]
The Rise of Agile in the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition
Coming Soon: Agile Project Management “Agile Project Management is an oxymoron: Agile is product management, not project management.” Agree or disagree, Agile Project Management is coming soon. This fall the Project Management Institute (PMI) will release the sixth edition of their Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®). At the same time, they […]
Key Ingredient for Successful IT Programs: The People!
The single most important element that I’ve learned through my years of experience starting, managing and rescuing programs is the personnel leading the program. Typically, IT program leaders form part of what is called the program management office (PMO) or integrated program team (IPT). There is usually a significant focus on the program manager position, […]
Keys to Delivering Successful Programs
In the most recent Project Management Institute (PMI) Report ‘The High Cost of Low Performance’, organizations waste US$122 million for every US$1 billion invested due to poor project performance — a 12 percent increase over last year.1 This is staggering and leads to an important question: How can mature program management practices lead to a competitive […]