Project Failure

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PPM tips; avoid these 3 resource management pitfalls for compelling ROI

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Have you ever felt like you could be managing resources more effectively than you are? In this blog our in-house PMO expert, David Walton, shares 3 of the most common pitfalls of resource management to help you maximise your ROI…

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Sick of the blame culture? How to Improve productivity in your IT department

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Too often ‘blame IT’ is the default reaction when projects go wrong, but there are ways to protect yourself against these often bogus claims. With decades of experience working on ‘Big 4’ delivery programmes, our in-house expert, David Walton, shares his experience here to help you make sure that the next time it happens you can prove them wrong

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Why a permanently green RAG status should scream ‘you’ve got a big problem on your hands’!?

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If you manage large scale IT projects or change programmes you have to read this. Each year hundreds of projects fail because of inadequate transparency and a culture of fear. Don’t let the next one be yours! Our in-house PMO expert, David Walton, takes you through the perils that lurk behind those green lights, showing you what to look out for and why you should avoid them in the first place.

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Did an obsession with the lowest tender price help sink Carillion?

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A colleague recently reviewed a large IT programme for a Government department that had gone way over budget, in both of time and money. What was extraordinary – or maybe not – was the fact that the original bid that won was 50% lower than the other two bids. The final cost after a two […]

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5 steps to making your PPM Tool Stick in 2018

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Implementing a good PPM tool is well-worth the investment, if you can make it stick! Our PMO expert, David Walton, shows you how to get your team embracing their new PPM tool as a better way of working.

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Project Failure

Project Failure? You know it’s hitting the buffers when….

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Our in-house PMO expert, David Walton shares his top 3 crucial considerations that allow him to identify when a project is at risk and likely to end in project failure.

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