David Cotgreave

IT Project Management – Successful Outcomes Are Won And Lost In The Numbers.

IT Project Management – Successful Outcomes Are Won And Lost In The Numbers.

I’m often parachuted into organisations to consult with or coach project managers and leaders who have become lost. It could be that a project has blown off course from its business aligned goals, it could be running late or over budget, perhaps key project talent keeps leaving or in some cases the whole project may […]

 David Cotgreave

Balancing The IT Project Management Skills You Need With The Talent & The Resources You Have – Is PMaaS The Silver Bullet?

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 […]

 David Cotgreave

The Eight Habits of Highly Effective Project Managers

The Eight Habits of Highly Effective Project Managers

By David Cotgreave – Professional Services Director at Stoneseed If you’re an IT Project Manager, it’s a horrible feeling isn’t it? A Project that has failed.  Mix together how it would feel to be a football manager whose team selections over a season led to relegation, with the emotions of an Olympic athlete who after […]

 Lucian Ioan

How to Minimize the Risk of Delaying Your Project by a Customer

How to Minimize the Risk of Delaying Your Project by a Customer

When it comes to project delays there are several factors that can lead to such situation. The customer is one of them and there are two issues that can be discussed: what to do when the delay already happened and the other how to minimize the risk of happening such a delay. Customer delaying the […]

 Michelle Symonds

APMP: The Benefits of a Knowledge-Based Approach

APMP: The Benefits of a Knowledge-Based Approach

  Project Managers have very important roles in organisations across a whole range of industries. Their task to keep a project running within scope, on time and to budget is not confined to the job or project itself – they need to have a wide range of knowledge and skills to be successful. The success […]

 Guest

What is the APMP and How Can it Help Your Career?

What is the APMP and How Can it Help Your Career?

  Project Management is a fantastic and exciting career path, allowing you to work with all sorts of people on projects and products that are clever, interesting and innovative. But how do you break into such a competitive career? And once you’re a Project Manager, how do you stay at the top of your profession? […]

 Guest

Project Management: How To Improve Your Leadership Skills

Project Management: How To Improve Your Leadership Skills

Every organization understands the importance of having a good project manager to supervise the achievement of organizational goals and objectives. If an organization achieves its aims through the process of project management, it can see marked changes in employee productivity. However, at the end of the day, a project manager has to be a good […]