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Parallel Leads the Way with Chartered Project Professional

Charted Project Professional Register Live

Today the Association for Project Management opened the register for Chartered Project Professional’s. It’s been a long wait. The first post on the topic was way back in 2011 when, the late,  Mike Nichols, announced a vision for a world in which every project succeeds at the APM Project Management Awards. Seven years later Mike would have …

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Improving your business in 2018

improving your business - making more profit

With every New Year that comes about, it gives us the opportunity to reflect on the year that has gone and look forward to the year that lies ahead. For all businesses, this gives you the chance to look for ways to make improvements. After all, we all want to …

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Bubble Ltd, achieves global ISO 27001 certification for its information security management system.

ISO Certified Project Portfolio Management Software - Logo

  Cambridge, United Kingdom: 9th January 2018   Bubble, a leading provider of cloud-based Project Portfolio Management Software, today announced that it has received the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 security certification (ISO 27001), one of the most widely recognized and internationally accepted information security standards. The ISO 27001 designation formally confirms the …

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IT Risk Management: A step-by-step guide

IT Risk Management

The word risk has an inherently negative connotation to it. But what most folk don’t realise, is that anticipating risks is a sign of proactive management. A positive spin on risk can alert you to alternatives, create better opportunities, justify contingency plans and ultimately win you more business.   Every …

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Project Challenge Returns This Autumn

Project Challenge returns to London Olympia on Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th October with a full project management expo and over 40 project management seminars available. The event is free of charge to attend for PM practitioners – registration available through the Project Challenge website. Alongside the full project management …

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Team harmony

Ensuring your team operates as a harmonious unit is a key to project success, particularly if you are managing a diverse virtual team.  The McKinsey 7-S Framework is one useful approach to understanding how the team is interacting. The McKinsey 7-S framework was developed in the early 1980s by Tom …

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Call to end ‘one in, three out’ deregulation gains wide support

More than 700 organisations and individuals have now signed an open letter to UK Prime Minister Theresa May which challenges arbitrary deregulation of health and safety. In the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze, global health and safety professionals, leading academics and some MPs have joined leading organisations in signing …

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Blue Ball Solutions Becomes First Changepoint Partner to Reach Platinum Status

Changepoint a leading provider of project and portfolio management (PPM), enterprise architecture (EA) and professional services automation applications (PSA), today announced that Blue Ball Solutions has become Changepoint’s first partner to achieve Platinum status. As Changepoint’s first dedicated European partner, Blue Ball has worked with numerous global enterprise clients to achieve …

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