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Death or glory: The power of frequent product releases

  • 17 September 2019
  • Agile, Behaviour, Customer engagement, Customer needs, PRINCE2 Agile, Project management, Stakeholder engagement, Value
Death or glory: The power of frequent product releases
Understanding the power of frequent product releases - typical in agile projects - needs some prior reflection on the more traditional approach to product release.

PRINCE2 – professional skills for non-project managers

  • 13 September 2019
  • Certification, PRINCE2, Project and programme management (PPM), Project management, Roles, Training, Value
There is a growing trend for smaller companies to send their people to PRINCE2 training to support work they haven’t treated previously as...

ITIL 4 – recognizing a range of best methods

  • 12 September 2019
  • Agile, Certification, DevOps, End-User Experience, Frameworks, ITIL 4, Service desk, Service management
Having a background in Agile-focused learning, certification and roles for more than 12 years, I previously had less interest in ITIL®.

Did you know you are a project manager?

  • 10 September 2019
  • Certification, Communication, PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile, Project management, Training
Many professionals run projects without even realizing it. In my experience, there are generally two routes into this “unofficial&rdquo...

The Seven Cs of Programme Failure

  • 06 September 2019
  • Best practice, Capabilities, Collaboration, Communication, MSP, Programme management, Project and programme delivery, Stakeholder management
Let me introduce the seven Cs of programme failure and how they can be addressed using best practice methods such as Managing Successful Programmes...

ITIL 4 transition: look no further than the Guiding Principles

  • 05 September 2019
  • IT service management (ITSM), IT transformation, ITIL, ITIL 4, Service management, Value
How should an organization undertake the transition from ITIL® v3 to ITIL 4?

Generalists vs. Specialists – what will the PPM future bring?

  • 03 September 2019
  • Career progression, PRINCE2, Project and programme delivery, Project and programme management (PPM), Project management, Resource management, Roles, Stakeholder management
Over the last couple of decades there has been a general trend across most industries for roles to move from the specialist to the more generalist.

PRINCE2 Practitioner - helping project managers reach the next level

  • 30 August 2019
  • Benefits realization, Governance, PRINCE2, Project management, Project management office, Training
I first discovered PRINCE2® when I moved to the UK from the United States and, I can honestly say, it was an eye-opener.

ITIL 4 – supporting everyone in today’s organizations

  • 28 August 2019
  • Agile, Customer engagement, DevOps, Frameworks, ITIL 4, Skills, Training, Value
Providing ITIL® 4 training has introduced me to a whole new range of people beyond the pure IT professionals previously attending ITIL courses.

How to right size for change

  • 27 August 2019
  • Methodologies, MoP, MSP, Portfolio management, PRINCE2, Programme management, Project and programme management (PPM), Project management, Project management office
There is often debate about whether an initiative should be categorized as a portfolio, a programme or a project.

ITIL Intermediate – Operational Support and Analysis (OSA): Combating chaos

  • 23 August 2019
  • Customer experience, Incident management, IT services, ITIL, Problem management, Processes, Value
For any operational department it’s obligatory to have processes and an approach to things – otherwise it would all be chaos!
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