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Insights | 03 August 2019

Agile project frameworks expect (and were designed) specifically to manage change. In a true Agile project, there’s no concept of a traditional change request. Change is managed through the application of the safeguards built into the framework itself. When structuring a contractual agreement, it is important to decide on how change would be managed without the need for a formal ...

Insights | 09 July 2019

In today’s world, progress is measured in months. Sometimes less. I’m curious to see how long it will be before our super computers look like an abacus, the most advanced surgical methods appear barbaric and our current energy sources will seem like using a candle. We only need to look back a few decades to the generations who lived without the technologies we take for ...

Insights | 18 June 2019

Having been in the fitness industry for over 30 years, I have seen the same cycle take place every year on January 1: the local gym is suddenly packed with motivated individuals looking for results with all the latest gear and personal trainers. Yet come March 1, they have all disappeared. Nothing has changed over 3 decades despite all the technological, diet and training ...

Insights | 14 June 2019

Undoubtedly, there is value in moving to work in a more agile way - faster delivery of new services, faster return on investment, a higher quality end-product that’s closer to the customer requirements, and the ability to quickly identify when a new product isn’t going to work out - to name just a few. But a common mistake often made by organisations wanting to tap into this ...

Insights | 13 June 2019

Projects, by definition, are uncertain. To be successful, a project manager needs to address risk management proactively and consistently throughout a project. A risk if it occurs, has a positive (opportunity) or negative (threat) effect on one or more project objectives such as scope, schedule, cost and quality. Risk management should be an integral part of every project ...

Insights | 13 June 2019

I recently invited the team at PM-Partners to review our company values. I did this so we can collectively acknowledge that these values are at the core of our decision making - the way we interact with each other and the way we network. When values are shared, it builds internal cohesion among all teams in the business. If all staff are working together and to their full ...

Insights | 16 May 2019

The public sector is arguably one of the more resilient parts of society when it comes to disruption. It is, perhaps, hard to envisage a world where large parts of the public sector are replaced by organisations that are able to offer the same services better, cheaper and in a more efficient manner. Or is it? In some of the initial thoughts from the recent Thodey review of the ...

Insights | 03 May 2019

Kanban, particularly Kanban boards seem to be emerging as the ‘norm’, even expected, in today’s dynamic business environment. But what value does Kanban bring to projects and business as usual? Let’s look beyond the hype and buzzwords and understand the true value of the Kanban Method. What is Kanban? The word Kanban can literally be translated from the Japanese language ...

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