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PRINCE2® 2017 Update: balancing minimum requirements and tailoring Blog

PRINCE2® 2017 Update: balancing minimum requirements and tailoring

  • By Duncan Wade – The Human Interface Consultancy
  • September 2017
  • Best Practice, Governance, PRINCE2, Project management, Requirements, Small projects

As a PRINCE2 consultant, trainer and practitioner, what do I think of the PRINCE2 2017 update? The methodolgy has changed, but remains the same.

ITIL® Expert and ITIL Practitioner – partners in IT improvement Blog

ITIL® Expert and ITIL Practitioner – partners in IT improvement

  • By Adam McCullough – ITSM expert
  • September 2017
  • CPD, ITIL Expert, ITIL Practitioner, Learning, Skills, Value

What should the future hold for ITSM professionals certified in ITIL Foundation? If you’re anything like me, it holds ITIL Expert and ITIL Practitioner!

ITSM and the customer: make a difference through services, not “framework hunting” Blog

ITSM and the customer: make a difference through services, not “framework hunting”

  • By Madeleine du Toit – service and governance expert
  • September 2017

IT and ITSM professionals need to focus on their customers and the services and value they provide, not the frameworks they use.

How communication helps change and project management success Blog

How communication helps change and project management success

  • By Elizabeth Harrin – Director, Otobos Consultants
  • September 2017
  • Change management, Communication, MSP, Project management, Skills, Stakeholder engagement

Organizational and project change is difficult because – primarily – it involves humans who are programmed to like the status quo.

PRINCE2® 2017 Update: bringing structure to project management Blog

PRINCE2® 2017 Update: bringing structure to project management

  • By Hannah Mason, project manager – Octopus
  • September 2017
  • Agile, Certification, Communication, PRINCE2 Foundation, PRINCE2 Practitioner, Project management

Project manager Hannah Mason recently studied and certified in the latest versions of PRINCE2. Here, she talks about the newly-updated certifications and how PRINCE2 helps her day-to-day work.

Benefits realization and value management in project management Blog

Benefits realization and value management in project management

  • By Dr Harold Kerzner – Senior Executive Director for Project Management at The International Institute for Learning
  • September 2017
  • Methodologies, Project management, Requirements, Roles, Strategic objectives, Value

A Project Management 3.0 approach and change in project managers' roles and responsibilities is needed for project management to deliver benefits and value.

What is Agile ITSM and what does it need to be successful? Blog

What is Agile ITSM and what does it need to be successful?

  • By Nikola Gaydarov – Director IT Service and Project Management, Rüger Consulting
  • September 2017
  • Agile, Collaboration, Continual Service Improvement (CSI), DevOps, IT Service Management (ITSM), ITIL Practitioner

Agile ITSM offers the best of both worlds by doing ITSM in a more agile-oriented way, but not closely following Scrum or other Agile methodologies.

6 top tips for faster and smarter best practice learning Blog

6 top tips for faster and smarter best practice learning

  • By Jane Nichols - COO, CITI
  • August 2017
  • Best Practice, Certification, Classroom learning, CPD, Distance learning, Qualifications

The idea of "learn faster, learn smarter" applies to those studying best practices like PRINCE2® or qualified individuals continuing their learning journey.

Why people are at the heart of your cyber security Blog

Why people are at the heart of your cyber security

  • By John Tibble, Director, Secure Government – Capita Transformation
  • August 2017
  • Behaviour, Cyber resilience, Cyber security, Cyber-attack, Threats, Vulnerability

Phishing, Trojan Horses, Malware, Whaling, Denial of Service – these are all terms that have become common currency in the world of cyber security.

Agile and traditional project management – a meeting of minds? Blog

Agile and traditional project management – a meeting of minds?

  • By Duncan Wade, The Human Interface Consultancy and Michelle Rowland, PPM Practitioner and Trainer
  • August 2017
  • Agile, Business Solutions, Governance, PRINCE2 Agile, Project and programme delivery, Project Management

Our latest PPM Benchmark Study suggests a discrepancy between project managers and the organizations they work for in the way agile is perceived and adopted.

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