Published 02 May 2017
A key focus of the PRINCE2 ® 2017 Update is to make it easier for individuals and organizations to adopt and tailor the world’s most-practised project management method. I’ve been helping organizations adopt and tailor PRINCE2 for over fifteen years. In truth PRINCE2 ...
Published 10 Jul 2016
If you’re intending to take the Practitioner qualification, a little groundwork while studying for the Foundation exam will pay dividends later on. The Manual The Practitioner exam is open book, meaning you can consult the manual during the exam. The only book you can take ...
Published 14 Jul 2015
PRINCE2 Agile is long overdue. Though I’ve already been using PRINCE2® as a “wrapper” around agile methods, the rise of agile – post the Agile Manifesto – in relation to traditional project management is now starting to reach a level of maturity. AXELOS has done a good job...
Agile|Best Practice|Methodologies|Project management|Training
Published 08 May 2017
PRINCE2 ® can, and should, be “tailored”. That means being flexible in your use of PRINCE2 when delivering projects rather than applying the method rigidly. Unfortunately, this is something many people have struggled to grasp about PRINCE2 and, as a result, shy away from us...
Best Practice|Processes|Project management|Requirements|Skills
Published 14 May 2015
Developing materials for PRINCE2 Agile is a true milestone in the evolution of PRINCE2®. It’s the first extension to the PRINCE2 core qualification and is based on end user feedback; we’ve listened to practitioners and organizations to understand what they need, which is ulti...
Agile|Examinations|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project management|Qualifications
Published 13 Jan 2016
In the UK, the two popular project management methods, APMP and PRINCE2 ® , have divided opinions in the project management arena for years. Some project management practitioners will view one as being superior to the other and some employers similarly will have a prefere...
Published 12 Jun 2017
As a PRINCE2 ® -qualified project manager, I’ve tailored every project I’ve ever worked on. That’s why it’s great to see that the principle of tailoring runs explicitly throughout the updated PRINCE2 guidance and how it can be tailored for projects in any environment: smal...
Agile|Certification|Project and programme delivery|Project management
Published 13 Feb 2017
The PRINCE2 ® 2017 Update arrives as organizations around the world are on a maturity curve towards achieving consistency, greater efficiencies and cost savings. This has led to a growth in organizations developing their own approaches to delivering projects based on sta...
Best Practice|Certification|Governance|Project and programme delivery|Project management
Published 24 Jun 2015
PRINCE2 Practitioner training and how it has evolved It’s been a while since I first discovered PRINCE2 Agile™ I was part of a delivery team that I had just joined in a technical/development role and we were implementing a new DBMS (database management system) and data ware...
Agile|Best Practice|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project management|Qualifications|Training
Published 20 Sep 2017
As a PRINCE2 ® consultant, trainer and practitioner, what do I think of the PRINCE2 2017 Update ? Not wishing to be contrary but it’s great that PRINCE2 has a changed a lot, while remaining the same. What I mean is that the good things about PRINCE2 are still there wh...
Best Practice|Governance|Project management|Requirements|Small projects