List Articles

  1. Navigating Performance Measurement in Projects and Programs: Striking a Balance

  2. Rethinking Success: People v Processes and Goals v Habits

  3. Embracing Agile Development: Striking a Balance Between Flexibility and Structure

  4. Resilience v Antifragility

  5. Documentation and getting the balance right.

  6. Which hat have you agreed to wear?

  7. The perils of pricing innovation and the dangers of fixed-price promises

  8. A Balanced Approach towards a reliance on Process for Success

  9. Business Plans And Planning

  10. Navigating the “What” and “How” in Agile User Stories: A Guide for Complex Domains

  11. Transformation Of Agile User Stories Into Executable Code In A Built Application

  12. The Proof of Concept > The Prototype > The Minimal Viable Product


  14. Creating the capacity for change – Got some spare time? (Good!)

  15. Embracing a Coaching Approach in Management: A Pathway to Enhanced Performance and Well-Being

  16. The Cookbook Analogy: Balancing Style and Substance in Business and Life

  17. Rethinking Data for Strategic Decision-Making and Implementation

  18. Why projects fail and 7 questions to help diagnose and fix



  21. Transforming Project Management: The Tim Rogers Approach to PMO Excellence

  22. Mr Bates vs The Post Office – could Project Assurance help?

  23. Mr. Bates vs The Post Office – Lessons for your project

  24. Organisational Health: 1. Politics 2. Conflict 3. Morale 4. Productivity 5. Staff Turnover

  25. 1 Day Per Week PM

  26. 90 Day Coaching Programme

  27. Identifying and marketing to your customer avatar

  28. Lessons Learned Report


  30. The McKinsey 7S Model for IT Change

  31. The Bridges Transition Model

  32. The Burke-Litwin Model of Organizational Performance & Change

  33. Purpose of a 100-Day Plan for New Appointments or New Teams

  34. Proactive Technology Implementation in Business Design

  35. Dashboards Versus Delivery: Are You Weighing the Pig or Feeding the Pig?

  36. Maximizing Project Visibility with a Comprehensive PMO Dashboard

  37. Project Assurance, Quality, and Technical Assurance in Project Management

  38. Information Governance (IG) and Records Management (RM)

  39. ADKAR: A Goal-Oriented Change Management Model

  40. STEPPA Coaching Model by McLeod (2003)

  41. Optimizing Dashboard Reporting for Diverse Audiences

  42. Cognitive Behavioural Coaching (CBC)

  43. Hawkins (2012) CLEAR coaching model


  45. The Art of Influence: How Managers and Leaders Can Persuade and Inspire

  46. The benefits of a MicroProject

  47. The value of great management: why being a manager is something to be proud of

  48. Blog no. 4: best practices for successful post-acquisition integration

  49. Blog no. 3: benefits of a clear target operating model and programme management office

  50. Blog no. 2: risks of failure to properly integrate

  51. Blog no. 1: typical post-acquisition integration tasks to align businesses

  52. Why you should consider using a project manager only 1-2 days per week

  53. There are several pros and cons to consider when comparing the use of a day-rate consultant/project manager to busy in-house staff or an 18-month fixed-term contractor.

  54. Pricing models can make or break a project. Selecting the right model can lead to a successful outcome, while choosing the wrong one can be disastrous.

  55. The most common models or tools used in strategy formulation

  56. Do you really want to do a rebrand or change your culture?

  57. What gets measured gets done – but what and how should we measure?

  58. Some thoughts on risk and risk management.

  59. Some thoughts on stakeholders and stakeholder management.

  60. Mergers and business integration

  61. Four elements that shape us, and others

  62. Want a simple 7 step method to managing projects?

  63. Design Authority Pros and Cons

  64. Different projects types and different roles

  65. What should be included in Project Management?

  66. The Pros and Cons of having a methodology

  67. Mediation, facilitation and team building

  68. Why you need project assurance to look at your contract (and not just a lawyer)

  69. Project Doctor and Project Rescue

  70. Don’t worry about your competitors, worry about your customers.

  71. Projects and Pizza Delivery

  72. Reverse engineering risk

  73. What is the role and value of Project Assurance and how can it safeguard your people, process, project and product.

  74. Replacing RACI with observations from racing

  75. Documenting and Delivering your Project

  76. Some simple steps will ensure you have clarity and control over project and change communications.

  77. The existential who am I and what is my product?

  78. Getting your ideas clear, concise and communicated.

  79. The best advice I’ve had, and the best advice I can give.

  80. Reflections On Coaching Call – Start-Ups And First Clients

  81. What makes a good ‘run-book’ for a successful technology go-live

  82. What makes a good User Acceptance Test, for a successful go-live?

  83. Things to think about at project close or hand-over

  84. When stakeholders don’t do detail

  85. 7 Ways to influence (and resist)

  86. Are you de-scoping to achieve delivery?