Published 05 Aug 2021
Managing projects well requires a proper approach: a method that supports you and makes things easier to handle, as change initiatives are difficult enough already. The choice of project management method for professionals has, traditionally, been based on geography with P...
Adopt and adapt|Best practice|Frameworks|PRINCE2|Project management
Published 12 Mar 2020
Here are our top tips to assist you on your ITIL ® or PRINCE2 ® journey: Start with an official training course and exam. We recommend aspiring project and service managers begin their journey with an official course from an accredited training provider. The accompanyi...
Published 23 Feb 2021
Cakealicious is a cake business I own and run from home. It started off as a hobby many years ago and I was encouraged to start a business by my friends and family. I have been running it for the past 9 years and as the owner, I wear many hats. I am the admin support, marketi...
Adopt and adapt|Best practice|Learning from experience|PRINCE2|Project management
Published 15 Jul 2020
Using Kanban in projects is a simple and direct way to help teams increase their work efficiency by visualizing the workload. As part of the guidance available in PRINCE2 Agile ® , it’s a tool that should be in every project manager’s toolkit, especially in less complex en...
PRINCE2 Agile|Project management|Project planning|Task management
Published 22 Sep 2020
Projects are dealing with change and uncertainty and sometimes, under pressure, it’s not possible for project managers to think about the countless activities happening. Therefore, it’s vital to know what’s been done, how it’s been done, that it’s documented and where it’s l...
PRINCE2|Programme management|Project management|Project planning
Published 09 Apr 2020
What do project managers need to have “top of mind” when working on projects involving agile delivery methods? A handy checklist within the PRINCE2 Agile ® best practice guidance outlines the salient points to be aware of – and these are captured under four headings: 1 C...
Agile|Collaboration|Communication|PRINCE2|PRINCE2 Agile|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project management|Requirements
Published 15 Sep 2021
How is risk normally managed in organizations that don’t use a project or risk management method? In my opinion, it’s not managed. When it comes to “uncertain events”, people don’t want to think about them. Rather, they want to focus on their ideal image of a risk-free p...
PRINCE2|Programme management|Risk management
Published 18 Oct 2021
To what extent do agile advocates anticipate that agile projects can go awry? Rarely. Now that agile practices have almost grabbed “centre stage” (where project management tended to remain in the background) there is commonly little consideration of the question: “is Agile ...
Agile|PRINCE2 Agile|Problem management|Project management|Project planning
Published 28 Sep 2021
A new phenomenon has grown out of the past 18 months of pandemic: the accidental agile organization . How does this differ from the deliberately agile organizations already accustomed to agile methods, collaboration tools, working with widely-distributed teams, sharing know...
Adopt and adapt|Agile|Certification|PRINCE2 Agile
Published 16 Mar 2021
In project management – just as in life – communication is hugely significant but sometimes underestimated. Recently certifying in PRINCE2 ® has reminded me of the importance and challenges not only of communication in business, but of managing communication as a two-way ...
Adopt and adapt|Best practice|Communication|PRINCE2|Project management|Project planning