Be your project’s CEO

Be your project’s CEO

If we look at projects and programmes as temporary organisations and compare them to other forms of organisation certain insights can be gained which are relevant to improving the ways in which projects and programmes are designed and managed: A project strategy is a...
Riskier than you think?

Riskier than you think?

There are four root causes of cost overruns, schedule overruns and benefits shortfall: Technical Error (estimating errors) – could be classed as incompetence in scope definition and estimating. It is argued that if technical errors were the root cause of...
Softly, softly catchee monkey

Softly, softly catchee monkey

Project Management is rooted in a “hard” engineering background and an engineering mindset. This mindset is categorised as a hard system approach which seeks to reduce problems to controllable elements, is categorised by robust processes, and a one size fits all...