Google the word ‘agile’ and you’ll end up with more than 141 million results. Agile is a very broad umbrella term, which can be viewed in many ways. It’s no wonder then that there is confusion around what agile actually is and how to implement it effectively. The Agile Journey series aims to set things
Immersing yourself in the world of agile can lead to diverse career opportunities with plenty of room for growth. We explore what agile project management entails, how to get accredited and why agile experts are in demand.
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.
Business analysts are highly sought after across a variety of interesting sectors, but what does it actually take to become a BA and what are some of the things you can expect along the way? Here we explore the role of a business analyst and consider why a career as a BA can be so fulfilling.
Rather than creating potential silos by enforcing an agile-only delivery approach, a hybrid PMO recognises the need for various delivery styles and gives delivery teams the option to choose the most appropriate approach for specific projects. Here’s how to build your hybrid PMO. There’s no doubt that the continuing spread of Agile approaches/ methodologies in
Looking to get back on track after the events of 2020? Find out how to align strategy with execution using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) through Lean Portfolio Management. Apply lean and systems thinking to strategy and investment funding to enable business agility. Within today’s environment, organisations are struggling to make decisions about what they
Now Australia is on the other side of the COVID pandemic and firmly in recovery mode, we look at where opportunities are opening up for new entrants to the project management sector and the industries and roles primed for growth over the next decade. The impacts of COVID-19 over the past year, from budget cuts,
Project manager and project sponsor. Successful projects need both, and for the relationship between the two to be complementary. But too often what begins as a productive partnership tails off over the course of a project lifecycle. Here we look at what project professionals can do to ensure the relationship with their sponsor is a
Project and programme managers who apply a consistent risk-management approach are more likely to see positive outcomes, no matter the organisation or industry. Unfortunately, research shows as many as two-thirds fail to do so.
Download our infographic for tips, tricks and critical advice for embracing effective risk management in your Project Community/ PMO.
When racing to deliver a complex project on time, the last thing you want to worry about is conflict in the workplace. Here’s how to better manage difficult conversations and reach a resolution quickly and calmly. Workplace conflict can impact morale, reduce productivity and disrupt timelines. Whether you need to resolve a misunderstanding between colleagues,