Published 24 Aug 2021
Investing in transformational change is both a major and risky undertaking but most organizations are not well-prepared for it. According to McKinsey failure rates for this run at about 70%. A large contributing factor, in my experience, is business leaders don’t necessari...
MSP 5th Edition|Programme management|Stakeholder engagement
Published 15 Oct 2021
Why are the themes in Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) valuable for programme management? For simplicity’s sake, in MSP 5 th edition , whilst the principles are akin to rules that should be followed and the processes define a programme’s lifecycle, the seven themes ou...
Adopt and adapt|MSP 5th Edition|Programme management
Published 29 Jun 2021
An essential part of best practice programme management, as expressed in Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) , is to ensure that the outputs and capabilities created by the programme’s projects and other work are adopted into the day-to-day business operations of the inves...
Change management|Programme management
Published 11 Oct 2021
A lot of business change communications can be one way and, whilst this is informative and raises awareness, the key is achieving a two-way dialogue with the opportunity for people to share their views and be heard. During Covid-19, there have been fewer chances to do that w...
Adopt and adapt|Communication|MSP 5th Edition
Published 30 Jun 2017
Taking the MSP ® (Managing Successful Programmes) Practitioner exam puts you on a pathway to a proven best practice method for managing transformational change in organizations. Programmes are the delivery mechanism for this level of change, defining an organization’s f...
Published 19 May 2017
Sue Taylor examines the importance of the blueprint in programmes and within AXELOS’ Managing Successful Programmes (MSP ® ) best practice guidance. By implementing change through a programme , an organization is trying to achieve a better future. That starts with a pr...
Capabilities|MSP|Programme management|Project and programme delivery|Requirements|Vision
Published 20 Aug 2021
When seeking solutions to challenges, organizations went through a period of hiring the “narrow specialist”. Now, however, they need people with a broad range of skills plus some specialization: in other words, real breadth rather than narrow depth. And, with so much happeni...
Published 16 Jun 2021
To ensure a holistic approach to service management, ITIL® 4 outlines four dimensions of service management, from which each component of an organization’s service value system should be considered. The four dimensions are: organizations and people information and technolo...
IT services|ITIL|Service management