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 Adrian Taggart

Does One Size Really Fit All or Do Supplier Organizations Deserve a Bespoke Suit?

Does One Size Really Fit All or Do Supplier Organizations Deserve a Bespoke Suit?

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 […]

 Lindsay Scott

Autumn Project Challenge – First Sessions Announced

Autumn Project Challenge – First Sessions Announced

Project Challenge returns to London on the 6th and 7th October 2015 at London Olympia. The first seminars for the show have just been announced. Registration is free and is now open, please register to attend: Managing Agile, Waterfalll and Hybrid projects within the Portfolio with Jon Lewis, Director, Ninth Wave Ninth Wave has extensive […]

 Jean-Pierre Ullmo

Limber up: Are Project Managers getting Agile?

Limber up: Are Project Managers getting Agile?

Jean-Pierre Ullmo, VP EMEA Sales at Changepoint It can be tough to keep up with buzzwords in the project management world: in recent years we have seen ‘scrum teams’ using ‘game theory’ tactics to play ‘zero sum games’. A phrase that has risen to prominence recently is Agile. Familiar to those working in IT, the […]

 Paul Naybour

Roehampton master’s qualification given official accreditation by APM

Roehampton master’s qualification given official accreditation by APM

The Association of Project Management has just given its formal backing to the University of Roehampton’s MSc in Project Management, after confirming the qualification is now officially accredited. The association is the largest professional body in its field in the UK, and the accreditation provides a sought after official sign of quality and relevance to […]

 Luke S

Project management tips in the finance sector

Project management tips in the finance sector

The financial sector is complex, fast-moving, and the stakes are high. For anyone operating in this world, a good project manager is vital. When overseeing operations that could potentially involve billions of pounds worth of stocks and shares, business equity or other assets, a team leader has to have a clear, cool head and the […]

 Paul Naybour

Property development: becoming your own project manager, or hiring in outside help?

Property development: becoming your own project manager, or hiring in outside help?

Managing the development of a property can be a complicated process. If you have prior experience, it is understandable that you may want to be more involved than someone with very little or no experience. Regardless of experience, it can be a lot of work. Here are some things to keep in mind when making […]

 David Cotgreave

Knowing When to Say No

Knowing When to Say No

Created By: David Cotgreave I’ve written much about “Why Projects Fail” and each time most of the reasons are out there … someone else’s fault. But… What if, as a project management professional, you were to take a long hard look at yourself? Could there be any areas where your behaviour could cause a project […]

 Paul Naybour

Project Management Hints and Tips

The life of a project manager isn’t as easy as teammates would believe. A lot is needed to succeed as a project manager. Professional qualifications are a must but personal qualities can also make or break a project manager’s career. Here are some helpful tips for project managers to succeed – Good Listening Skills Are […]

 David Cotgreave

7 Reasons Why CIOs Should Love Project Managers

7 Reasons Why CIOs Should Love Project Managers

              “Only two CIOs I’ve ever worked for over the past 15 years have really cared about Project Management.” These are the words of Colin Ellis, a CIO from Australia, in his fascinating blog “CIOs need to care more about project management”1 published by CIO.com. He goes on, “Don’t […]

 Paul Naybour

A sustainable economic recovery needs project management

A sustainable economic recovery needs project management

Project managers have a critical role in the delivery of sustainable growth, that is to say, productivity led growth, rather than growth based on consumer consumption and increased borrowing. Organisations (in both the public and private sector) need confidence before they will commit to new infrastructure, manufacturing facilities and IT systems. This confidence comes from […]

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