David Cotgreave

Retaining Project Managers is hard – be smart retain project management capability instead.

Retaining Project Managers is hard – be smart retain project management capability instead.

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, […]

 David Cotgreave

DevOps | The biggest challenge for the multisourcing sector in the next 24 months is also its biggest opportunity for growth.

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 […]

 David Cotgreave

Could A Fresh Pair Of Eyes Provide A Clear View Of Your Future IT Business Needs?

Could A Fresh Pair Of Eyes Provide A Clear View Of Your Future IT Business Needs?

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 […]

 David Cotgreave

Give your IT Projects a sporting chance. Make Project Management as a Service the first name on your team sheet.

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 […]

 Tobias Andersson

How businesses will change in the age of full connectivity

How businesses will change in the age of full connectivity

Within the next few years, businesses and the lives of their employees will transform beyond many peoples’ imagination. As we enter an age of complete connectivity, high-speed mobile and cloud technology already enables flexible working from home and adapt their schedules to their needs. The question is how it will improve businesses’ productivity? Will it […]

 corporatethinking

The Journey In To Owning A Business; Starting A Small Enterprise

The Journey In To Owning A Business; Starting A Small Enterprise

For many of us there comes a day when we toy with the thought of starting a small business; work stress and pissed off profession objectives can typically go away us thirsting for autonomy and starting a small enterprise seems to suit the bill. But for many who are thinking of starting a small enterprise, […]