Lynda Bourne

Communicating for effect

Communicating for effect

There is absolutely no point in communicating with someone if you do not want an effect! The effect you are seeking can vary dramatically; you may want the person to do something, stop doing something, feel happier or more supportive or even feel worried or concerned. The starting point in any effective communication is developing […]

 Myriam Balezou

New white paper recommends revolutionary approach to measurement of projects

New white paper recommends revolutionary approach to measurement of projects

Leading project management company, Acando, has published a new white paper which challenges the current method of measurement within project management. The white paper, ‘Don’t measure time and cost’, takes a critical look at the use of time and cost as metrics for judging the success of a project. The latest white paper forms part […]

 Myriam Balezou

Acando continues education drive with university talk and Body of Knowledge contribution

Acando continues education drive with university talk and Body of Knowledge contribution

Leading project management company Acando is working to upskill the industry and the future generation of project managers through its wider education programme in 2012. The firm, which has three offices in the UK, has put weight behind its drive to stamp out project failure by working closely with leading UK companies, industry bodies and […]

 Elizabeth Harrin

200th Project Management Podcast released

Popular podcast celebrates 200 episodes of helping people understand project management with an interview extravaganza show. SILVERADO, November 29, 2011 – The 200th episode of The Project Management Podcast is released today, celebrating 6 years of bringing project management topics to beginners and experts. The four-part episode includes interviews with twenty project management experts who […]

 corporatethinking

Project Managers and the Corporate Order

Project Managers and the Corporate Order

In companies that are obsessed with politics and intrigue, project managers rarely fix issues and are more likely to spawn new problems that weigh heavily on the organization’s ability to serve customers and respond to market trends. This is because most project managers in such organizations avoid thinking about the political dimension of problems. For […]