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It’s good to talk but difficult to communicate

project communication

One of the insights from this year’s AXELOS PPM benchmark report was that poor communication continues to be the biggest challenge hampering projects and programmes. Even with the availability of a vast choice of communication technology many project teams fail to communicate effectively. So, it might not be too much …

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Is Accountability Strangling IT Project Innovation?

IT Project Management

Is Accountability Strangling IT Project Innovation? Why is it, with VERY public IT projects, that when they fail everyone seems to want to wash their dirty laundry in front of all to see? Accountability, apparently. Public interest. It’s public money. The public has a right to know what went wrong. …

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How to fail well in IT Projects

IT Project Management

Previously published on CIO.com  Failure Is the new success. Here are five ways that you can embrace failure and enjoy its unexpected benefits. Knowing when to say enough is enough and kill an IT Project must be among the hardest skills to learn. I’m not sure any of us ever …

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Context is key to IT Project Management outcomes

IT Project Management

Originally published on PMToday.co.uk I took a train to London recently. Train journeys are like being given the gift of time. Once settled, I like to work, read the newspaper, take in the latest blogs from CIO.com or chew over the latest insight from the PMI. Then, other times, I …

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