Latest blogs from AXELOS

How to Recruit a Project Sponsor

  • 27 January 2016
  • Capabilities, Leadership, PRINCE2, Project management, Project sponsorship, Roles, Skills
The Project Sponsor is accountable for the project; or, put another way, the Project Sponsor is the “owner” of the project and the...

AXELOS Professional Development Programme – Service Desk Technician

  • 25 January 2016
  • Continual Service Improvement (CSI), CPD, IT services, ITIL, Qualifications, Service desk, Skills
As part of our Professional Development Programme, AXELOS has outlined the skills and competencies needed in a wide range of roles across IT...

Delivering IT value

  • 22 January 2016
  • Customer engagement, IT Service Management (ITSM), IT services, ITIL, Processes, Service catalogue, Value
IT professionals do not typically focus on delivering value to customers and that’s because service providers in general don’t...

Dear Executive Leaders

  • 20 January 2016
  • Best Practice, Change management, Leadership, MoP, Portfolio management, Project and programme delivery
If you believe Darwin was right when he said that survival is about being adaptable to change, it is fair to say that the decisions you are making...

SMEs, cyber risk and resilience – to invest or not to invest?

  • 18 January 2016
  • Cyber resilience, Cyber-attack, Data Protection, RESILIA, Risk management, Vulnerability
How much do SMEs have to fear from cyber attack?The high profile cyber attacks of the past year have involved much bigger commercial fish than...

Finishing on Time

  • 15 January 2016
  • Governance, PRINCE2, Project and programme delivery, Project management, Project planning
Finishing a project on time can seem like something of a rarity in the world of project management so it seems fair to question if finishing on...

APM and PRINCE2® – 5 Reasons they work together

  • 13 January 2016
  • Examinations, PRINCE2, Processes, Project management, Qualifications
In the UK the two popular project management methods, APMP and PRINCE2®, have divided opinions in the project management arena for years.

ITIL Practitioner: Organizational Change Management

  • 11 January 2016
  • Change management, Communication, Empowerment, IT Service Management (ITSM), ITIL, Stakeholder management
Organizational Change Management (OCM) is an approach to managing the people side of change. Any ITSM initiative, small or large, individual, team...

My CPD Life - IT service management consultant Colin Rudd

  • 06 January 2016
  • Adopt and adapt, Capabilities, Career planning, CPD, IT Service Management (ITSM), Skills, Training
In "My CPD Life", a short series of blog posts to coincide with the launch of the AXELOS Professional Development Programme, experienced...

The difference between job roles and functional positions and how it relates to “adopt and adapt”

  • 04 January 2016
  • Adopt and adapt, Frameworks, IT Service Management (ITSM), ITIL, Roles, Skills
In the early days if ITIL®, many ITSM practitioners saw the various job roles in play as pretty understandable - the overarching role of the...