12 common mistakes that lead to project failure

Only 19 per cent of organisations achieve successful delivery at least most of the time – a pretty dismal figure that reflects numerous inefficiencies over the delivery lifecycle. Being aware of and learning from mistakes is crucial in order to avoid project failure and drive delivery improvements. With this in mind, we’ve rounded up 12

Benefits management blog

Benefits realisation is the defining factor in project success and the real purpose for the implementation of projects, but many organisations fail to focus enough effort on benefits management. Here, Senior Consultant Steve Vanges discusses this crucial conundrum and offers his tips on how you can improve your benefits management practices.

BA facilitating hybrid

With hybrid now the norm across many industries, business analysts need to bolster their facilitation skills to meet the changing nature of the new workplace.

red flags project failure

Despite advances in project processes and organisational maturity, project failure is more common than many would like to admit. Learn how to avoid project failure by recognising red flags, and find out why early identification and intervention are so key.

Improve project assurance blog

Humans are hardwired for blue-sky thinking – which is great in many contexts but often creates turmoil in the project delivery world and can lead to serious financial consequences. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to improve your project assurance and start guarding against expensive mistakes.


7 tips for efficient project closure

While it’s crucial to set your project up for success, it’s also important to follow a process for closing it down. Formal project closure helps to avoid loose ends and provides an opportunity to review and learn from the project’s performance.


In a rush to adopt Agile and benefit from its potential impact, many organisations are overlooking what it takes to successfully integrate Agile in the workplace. Here we share our top 10 tricks to embed Agile and ensure your transformation effort lives up to its promise.


Is your organisation primed to deliver its projects successfully? Project, portfolio and delivery assurance can help to reduce the risk of failure and increase benefits realisation and delivery ROI. With the right methodology, it can also optimise future initiatives and, therefore, execution of strategy.


Until landing her current role as Head of Portfolio & Delivery Services with the ABC’s Product & Content Technology team, Leslie Franchi has often been ‘the only woman in the room’. In support of International Women’s Day and this year’s theme of #BreaktheBias, we talk with Leslie about her experience establishing herself as a leader

Preparation is everything and that’s certainly the case when it comes to achieving quality project execution. So what do you need to consider to ensure your assurance activities are properly scoped and your project or programme is set up for success?