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4 critical reasons why timesheets should never be ‘culturally unacceptable’

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Ever wonder how timesheets could improve your organisation’s productivity? Worried that introducing them could lead to mutiny? Our PMO expert, David Walton, gives his take on 20 years of timesheet experience and lists the Top 4 reasons why your team should embrace them for the positive benefits they can bring. We have worked at many […]

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Five steps to choosing the right PMO tool

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Do you find that the level of change in organisations keeps increasing? And that such change initiatives are often transformational programmes where the outcomes are critical for the organisation? To function effectively we need to have the right people and resources, and of course the right tools. But where do you begin? In this blog, […]

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Trying to implement change in the NHS with the wrong tools

Project tools don’t cut it! Why you need the right tools for NHS Transformational Programmes

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Understandably, there is still reluctance to spend money on PMO and programme tools when budgets in the NHS are tight. But, says PMO expert David Walton, when it comes to STP and CIP, the potential prize of these programmes means that a late delivery or a missed outcome will far exceed the cost of a […]

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Making a business case for PMO tools within the NHS

How to make a business case for professional PMO and Programme Management Tools in the NHS

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With the NHS under increasing pressure to deliver more and more change under ever increasing scrutiny, our PMO expert, David Walton, explains how to make the business case for introducing transformational programme management tools into your PMO, and dramatically increasing the odds of success for you and the NHS. In the NHS, there is drive […]

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Passing a Prince 2 or PMP exam

Does Passing a Prince2 or PMP exam improve Project Delivery?

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Are you thinking of doing the PRINCE2 certification? Contemplating sending your consultants off to obtain a similar qualification such as PMP? Our PPM Expert, David Walton, maker of our world class suite of PMO Tools such as PM3time and PM3, gives his take on qualifications vs mentoring and discusses how he thinks organisations are missing […]

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Paperclips are a commodity, not project managers

Treating Project Management as a Commodity Damages Project Delivery

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The ‘commoditisation’ of project management by procurement departments, although understandable when viewed through the prism of a simple cost-cutting exercise, is failing to deliver real value to many organisation, warns our PMO expert David Walton. I have seen a recent trend whereby project management is being treated as a commodity, often as a way of […]

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Storing personal timesheet data outside the EEU could land you in jail like this man

If your timesheet data is stored outside the EU, it could land you in Jail!

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What? How on earth can a timesheet system land me in Jail? The answer is that if your timesheet data contains personal data (and it probably does) then you must conform to the Data Protection Act (DPA) (1998), says PMO Change Delivery expert David Walton.  Many UK businesses choose a cloud based timesheet system online. […]

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How Boring Timesheets Improve Profitability

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Timesheets may often be seen as boring and dull, but selecting the right timesheet tool cuts costs and improves profitability. I’m sure you’ll agree that there is nothing boring or dull about that! I recently read the funny story of the Spanish worker who went on sick leave for 6 years on full pay but […]

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How to avoid a Black Swan Project; failure you never saw coming

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You may have heard of a black swan in an avian context or are thinking of a Natalie Portman film, but in this blog I am using them to describe the unexpected failure of a project. Essentially the opposite of good outcome management. A black swan refers to an event that comes as a surprise […]

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2 Ways Organisations can do more with less: PMO Tips

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The papers are full of falling stock markets, rising debt and a looming recession. It may be time to look at ways of being more efficient. Having worked in both the public and private sectors, there are two easy ways that all organisations can save money. Step 1: Consultant and Contractor Costs Some companies where […]

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