See (and hear) me speak at the BPPM Summitt in London

I was on the telephone with a client recently and mentioned to her that I was speaking at a conference. She replied: “You should tell everyone about this…” Duly done! I am speaking (in collaboration with Team Animation) at the BPPM Summit on 24 April (London Heathrow Marriott Hotel). The topic of the participate workshop is: “How to adopt and … Read More >

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I need more resources

A common cry from people we work with the lack of resources available to them. One aspect we mention on our courses is the need to use every method you can to obtain not only skilled resources but skilled recourses that are available to support you in your project. But how can you do this? I was amazed when working … Read More >

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Project management survey 2007

I come across many articles and surveys in the course of my trawl of the internet. Here’s one that is really good!! Themes from the survey include: more and more project management professionals are gaining accreditation – but which qualifications? people who took place in the survey felt there were too many accreditation bodies contractors are generally in the older … Read More >

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Lots of projects but how well delivered?

You will see below the awful statistics which came out of the Heritage Lottery Fund. The figures are in line with other statistics which you can find on the internet. To support companies and individuals to deliver more effectively we have written a White Paper called:From Ready– Fire – Aim to Ready- Aim- FireHow to improve project delivery, on time, … Read More >

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Lottery Funded Projects – late and overbudget

An article in The Times (Friday March 16) points to: a quarter of the projects were completed late one in six projects overspent by an average of £293,000 The report quotes Sir John Bourn, head of National Audit Office which scrutinises public spending on behalf of Parliament concluded that the main cause of delays was “poor planning, and lack of … Read More >

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Project Sponsorship…..time to improve?

I was looking at my web site recently – doing a bit of tidying up and came across an article I posted in March 2005 called Project management Screw Up 5 – We didn’t have the right sponsorship by Lonnie Pacelli. He goes into some detail about the need for there to be a project sponsor. He says the following: … Read More >

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