In a fairly recent ESI Talent Survey, 67% of UK executives expressed concern about losing top project talent to other organisations. It’s a statistic that I’ve meditated on quite a lot since I first read it back in December. I’ve been looking for a solution, an oasis of calm for almost seven out ten bosses, […]
DevOps | The biggest challenge for the multisourcing sector in the next 24 months is also its biggest opportunity for growth.
I believe that this is the biggest challenge for the multisourcing sector in the next 24 months but also its biggest opportunity for growth and a real opportunity to showcase what it does best – delivering results faster, cheaper and better. Gartner says that by 2016, DevOps will evolve from a Niche to a Mainstream […]
Can you remember how your IT infrastructure looked a decade ago? IT staff busy plugging cables into network switches by day and pulling all-nighters to upgrade systems and swap over hard-drives while their colleagues slept blissfully unaware. If, for example, you have migrated any part of your operation to the cloud – how different is […]
Give your IT Projects a sporting chance. Make Project Management as a Service the first name on your team sheet.
Dan Yurman, Senior Project Manager at Affinity, Inc. has written an intelligent LinkedIn blog about the pros and cons of Project Management as a Service. I particularly like his elevator pitch for the concept which he says ‘offers cost containment, control in delivery of projects with dedicated PM professionals. You get fast ramp up to […]
IT Projects facilitate fulfilment of business strategy, they are the wheels of organisational change and the grease that makes them turn smoothly and most crucially, how they are executed can be the difference between failure and success – or m ore positively between success and the kind of success that gives you a real advantage […]
Leading SaaS solution for integrated portfolio planning and analysis to form major tenet of Changepoint’s new Business Execution Management Platform
Changepoint, a leading provider of business execution management solutions, is launching barometerIT, an innovative SaaS-based solution for enterprise portfolio management (EPM), in Europe. barometerIT enables organizations to accelerate business and IT transformation initiatives and better align strategy with execution in real time as updates and changes occur. The barometerIT solution is an integral part of […]
Praxis, the free on-line framework for managing projects, programmes and portfolios, has now launched its comparative glossary of P3 Management terms. The first edition compares and explains terminology from PRINCE2TM, the PMBoK® guide, ISO21500, the APM Body of Knowledge and Praxis. It also includes hundreds of common project management terms. Future editions will include other […]
The full programme of presentations and seminars has been released from Project Challenge today. Project Challenge is premier expo show for the project management in the UK and takes place at Kensington Olympia in London on the 6th and 7th October, 2015. Registration for the event is free and features over 40 presentations from industry […]
Balancing The IT Project Management Skills You Need With The Talent & The Resources You Have – Is PMaaS The Silver Bullet?
“To achieve success in all the projects that my Project Management Office is handling I need either an extra twenty staff or an extra twenty hours in the week.” Sound vaguely familiar? Not enough hands on deck, not enough time…? Perhaps you find that your Project Management capabilities are lacking? It could be that it’s […]
It is gratifying to note just how far project management has developed as a management discipline in its own right over recent years. I believe that much of this is driven by the clarity and focus demanded by the modern definitions of projects that have evolved. ‘A temporary endeavour undertaken to create a unique product […]