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Delivering your strategic agenda; project management – Part 2 of 3

In the previous article we looked at 3 elements which will help in delivering the overall business agenda: having your own project management system, training and creating your own project office. In this article we look at 3 further elements that will help you and the company deliver your overall agenda. Senior managers, are they on board?John Kotter suggested that: … Read More >

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It’s like pushing a heavy stone up a steep hill – having a project office

I have heard mild protests from clients when I suggest setting up a project office. They seem to feel that I am suggesting having huge staff numbers adding to overheads and adding little to the business. Far from the truth! I have seen people in organisations who valiantly help in developing the overall project culture within the company without actually … Read More >

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Delivering your strategic agenda; project management – 1 of 3

What leads a company to move towards using project management within its business? Is it by some mystical way; maybe a glaring error within a project (over budget or late), maybe the sheer size of the agenda? Why the question? Does it really matter? Yes it does! If there is a desire within the business to deliver its strategic agenda … Read More >

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How healthy is your project?

Some time ago I went to my own doctor. He is a sarcastic man who is an excellent diagnostician. I asked him a simple question; Do you do health checks for males?” His answer rather startled me. “Waste of time, you can have all the tests come back normal and while here in the surgery you could have a heart … Read More >

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