Despite the popularity of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and its proven roadmap to organisational agility, plenty of SAFe roll outs do go awry. Before you dive into your first implementation, Matt Sharpe, PM-Partners Agility Practice Lead/Agile Principal Consultant, shares the top five success factors for SAFe which he sees most commonly in today’s market.
The project management sector is seeing dynamic changes across the professional spectrum, from technological advances to labour shortages. Mike Boutel, Head of Training at PM-Partners, shares his predictions for the five trends likely to pick up speed in 2024.
The past year has seen continued uptake of technologies and tools to improve the effectiveness of project management and agile delivery. Fresh from presenting a masterclass on artificial intelligence (AI) and big data in project management at the Dubai International Project Management Forum, consultant and PM-Partners facilitator Dr Elissa Farrow explores how greater investment in
For HR managers and learning and development (L&D) professionals, the start of the year provides a golden opportunity to evaluate your existing processes and deploy new strategies to improve your delivery teams. To start you off on the right foot, PM-Partners’ Nekta Vamvoukakis shares his insights on what’s shaping the training landscape in 2023.
With hiring leaders reporting a steady uptick in staff turnover, what can you do to dissuade your project teams from seeking out greener pastures? Here, PM-Partners Corporate Training & Capability Uplift Manager Nekta Vamvoukakis and Talent and Service Delivery Team Manager Joanne Ortiz consider some of the key reasons why employees are moving on, and some effective
As 2021 draws to a close, our experts reflect on how the world of project delivery has shifted and share their take on what 2022 has in store – with insights from Dominic Frost, CEO; Stephen Parry, Head of Singapore; Matt Sharpe, Agile Practice Lead/ Principal Consultant; Mike Boutel, Head of Training and Nicola Stephens,
No organisation has the resources to fund every project. It’s therefore safe to say that when decision makers are reviewing your business case they’ll most likely be looking for a reason to say ‘no’. This is why an effective business case is about more than simply listing the costs and benefits of a project. As far as possible it needs to be watertight. When writing a business case, use our comprehensive checklist and prove your project is worth the investment.
Project management has had a long history in sectors such as construction, IT, defence, mining and government, but career paths for those with project skills now stretch beyond traditional roles. Find out where new opportunities are opening up and how you can tap into them.
In the fourth instalment of The Agile Journey, we delve into the make-up of a Scrum team, specifically the roles, responsibilities and attributes of the two most pivotal players: the product owner and Scrum master.
Could a career in project management be for you? We explore what being a PM entails, how to get accredited and why project management is such a diverse career choice.