Published 20 Aug 2015
Why, in project management, are small projects treated as the “poor relation”? Many Project Managers aspire to manage large projects and programmes – large, transformation activities with high visibility, significant resources and a lot of kudos! As such, an aspirational Pr...
Best practice|Frameworks|PRINCE2|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project management|Risk management|Small projects
Published 31 Jul 2017
I have found the structuring principles of ITIL ® Practitioner extremely valuable for my latest project with a social services cooperative in Italy which, although relatively small in size, has ambitious plans for continued expansion. Having achieved double-digit growth ...
Continual Service Improvement (CSI)|Frameworks|IT Service Management (ITSM)|ITIL|Processes|Project management
Published 07 Jan 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has led to major changes in the way that business is conducted in terms of interfacing and interacting with customers and organizations’ internal processes. This may well result in the commissioning of multiple projects to formalize and de-risk the n...
Adopt and adapt|Career progression|Certification|CPD|PRINCE2|Project management|Skills
Published 23 May 2016
As part of our ITIL Practitioner Global Summit Michael presented a session on Small scale ITSM implementation and ITIL Practitioner . Watch the video and read his new blog post also discussing this topic. How do you apply a large, comprehensive framework like ITIL ®...
Behaviour|Change management|IT Service Management (ITSM)|ITIL
Published 27 Nov 2020
Projects in business are about change: introducing new products and capabilities and making improvements. Digital transformation – something we hear frequently these days in the USA and elsewhere – is very much about applying digital IT solutions to change the way organizati...
Best practice|Certification|Frameworks|PRINCE2|Project management|Stakeholder engagement
Published 24 Nov 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic has meant organizations doing many things in new ways and not all of them working well. Change has been imposed where, normally, it is well-managed and implemented. And this has led to “bottom-up project management”: people creating solutions locally...
Best practice|Career planning|Career progression|PRINCE2|Project management
Published 04 Sep 2020
We spoke with Patrick Olden, who works at Actavo, an engineering solutions company. Patrick recently became a PRINCE2 ® Practitioner , and he told us all about his virtual training experience. Tell me about your professional background I’ve been working in telecoms for si...
Career progression|Certification|PRINCE2|Professional development
Published 01 May 2020
Sifting through an influx of unsolicited manuscripts… Negotiating rights deals at the London Book Fair … Juggling overlapping deadlines… A multitude of authors raising royalty and advance queries… Book publishing is a busy, blossoming industry. Publishing has undergone...
Agile|Best practice|Communication|PRINCE2|PRINCE2 Agile|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project management|Project management office|Stakeholder engagement
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|PRINCE2|Project management|Requirements|Small projects
Published 18 May 2016
In this, the first of a series of blogs on the use of PRINCE2 outside of traditional project management roles, we speak to Dan Verghese, Head of Digital at AXELOS, on how the guidance helps in the management of digital projects. How have you used PRINCE2 during your caree...