List Articles

  1. Navigating Performance Measurement in Projects and Programs: Striking a Balance
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/02/27/navigating-performance-measurement-in-projects-and-programs-striking-a-balance/

  2. Rethinking Success: People v Processes and Goals v Habits
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/02/21/rethinking-success-people-v-processes-and-goals-v-habits/

  3. Embracing Agile Development: Striking a Balance Between Flexibility and Structure
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/02/21/embracing-agile-development-striking-a-balance-between-flexibility-and-structure/

  4. Resilience v Antifragility
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/02/06/resilience-v-antifragility/

  5. Documentation and getting the balance right.
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/02/06/documentation-and-getting-the-balance-right/

  6. Which hat have you agreed to wear?
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/02/06/which-hat-have-you-agreed-to-wear/

  7. The perils of pricing innovation and the dangers of fixed-price promises
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/02/05/the-perils-of-pricing-innovation-and-the-dangers-of-fixed-price-promises/

  8. A Balanced Approach towards a reliance on Process for Success
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/02/04/a-balanced-approach-towards-a-reliance-on-process-for-success/

  9. Business Plans And Planning
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/02/02/business-plans-and-planning/

  10. Navigating the “What” and “How” in Agile User Stories: A Guide for Complex Domains
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/02/02/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
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/02/02/transformation-of-agile-user-stories-into-executable-code-in-a-built-application/

  12. The Proof of Concept > The Prototype > The Minimal Viable Product
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/01/31/the-proof-of-concept-the-prototype-the-minimal-viable-product/

  13. GETTING STARTED, WITH START-UPS
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/01/31/getting-started-with-start-ups/

  14. Creating the capacity for change – Got some spare time? (Good!)
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/01/28/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
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/01/28/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
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/01/28/the-cookbook-analogy-balancing-style-and-substance-in-business-and-life/

  17. Rethinking Data for Strategic Decision-Making and Implementation
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/01/28/rethinking-data-for-strategic-decision-making-and-implementation/

  18. Why projects fail and 7 questions to help diagnose and fix
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/01/21/why-projects-fail-and-7-questions-to-help-diagnose-and-fix/

  19. HELPING TEAMS G.R.O.W. WITH S.M.A.R.T OBJECTIVES
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/01/21/helping-teams-g-r-o-w-with-s-m-a-r-t-objectives/

  20. IS YOUR WEAKNESS REALLY A SUPERPOWER?
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/01/18/is-your-weakness-really-a-superpower/

  21. Transforming Project Management: The Tim Rogers Approach to PMO Excellence
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/01/09/transforming-project-management-the-tim-rogers-approach-to-pmo-excellence/

  22. Mr Bates vs The Post Office – could Project Assurance help?
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/01/08/mr-bates-vs-the-post-office-could-project-assurance-help/

  23. Mr. Bates vs The Post Office – Lessons for your project
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/01/08/mr-bates-vs-the-post-office-lessons-for-your-project/

  24. Organisational Health: 1. Politics 2. Conflict 3. Morale 4. Productivity 5. Staff Turnover
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2024/01/02/organisational-health-1-politics-2-conflict-3-morale-4-productivity-5-staff-turnover/

  25. 1 Day Per Week PM
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/12/27/1-day-per-week-pm/

  26. 90 Day Coaching Programme
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/12/20/90-day-coaching-programme/

  27. Identifying and marketing to your customer avatar
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/11/21/identifying-and-marketing-to-your-customer-avatar/

  28. Lessons Learned Report
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/11/14/lessons-learned-report/

  29. BRD FRD TRD… WTF?
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/11/06/brd-frd-trd-wtf/

  30. The McKinsey 7S Model for IT Change
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/11/01/the-mckinsey-7s-model-for-it-change/

  31. The Bridges Transition Model
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/11/01/the-bridges-transition-model/

  32. The Burke-Litwin Model of Organizational Performance & Change
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/10/31/the-burke-litwin-model-of-organizational-performance-change/

  33. Purpose of a 100-Day Plan for New Appointments or New Teams
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/10/30/purpose-of-a-100-day-plan-for-new-appointments-or-new-teams/

  34. Proactive Technology Implementation in Business Design
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/10/28/proactive-technology-implementation-in-business-design/

  35. Dashboards Versus Delivery: Are You Weighing the Pig or Feeding the Pig?
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/10/27/dashboards-versus-delivery-are-you-weighing-the-pig-or-feeding-the-pig/

  36. Maximizing Project Visibility with a Comprehensive PMO Dashboard
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/10/26/maximizing-project-visibility-with-a-comprehensive-pmo-dashboard/

  37. Project Assurance, Quality, and Technical Assurance in Project Management
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/10/26/project-assurance-quality-and-technical-assurance-in-project-management/

  38. Information Governance (IG) and Records Management (RM)
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/10/26/information-governance-ig-and-records-management-rm/

  39. ADKAR: A Goal-Oriented Change Management Model
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/10/25/adkar-a-goal-oriented-change-management-model/

  40. STEPPA Coaching Model by McLeod (2003)
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/10/24/steppa-coaching-model-by-mcleod-2003/

  41. Optimizing Dashboard Reporting for Diverse Audiences
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/10/22/optimizing-dashboard-reporting-for-diverse-audiences/

  42. Cognitive Behavioural Coaching (CBC)
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/10/20/cognitive-behavioural-coaching-cbc/

  43. Hawkins (2012) CLEAR coaching model
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/10/20/hawkins-2012-clear-coaching-model-2/

  44. TECHNOLOGY / CHANGE RESISTANCE MIGHT BE BECAUSE OF YOUR ROLL-OUT
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/07/15/technology-change-resistance-might-be-because-of-your-roll-out/

  45. The Art of Influence: How Managers and Leaders Can Persuade and Inspire
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/04/23/the-art-of-influence-how-managers-and-leaders-can-persuade-and-inspire/

  46. The benefits of a MicroProject
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/04/21/the-benefits-of-a-micro-project/

  47. The value of great management: why being a manager is something to be proud of
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/04/20/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
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/04/13/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
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/04/13/blog-no-3-benefits-of-a-clear-target-operating-model-and-programme-management-office/

  50. Blog no. 2: risks of failure to properly integrate
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/04/13/blog-no-2-risks-of-failure-to-properly-integrate/

  51. Blog no. 1: typical post-acquisition integration tasks to align businesses
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/04/13/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
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/04/10/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.
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/04/05/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.
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/04/01/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
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/03/19/the-most-common-models-or-tools-used-in-strategy-formulation/

  56. Do you really want to do a rebrand or change your culture?
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/03/19/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?
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/03/09/what-gets-measured-gets-done-but-what-and-how-should-we-measure/

  58. Some thoughts on risk and risk management.
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/03/01/some-thoughts-on-risk-and-risk-management/

  59. Some thoughts on stakeholders and stakeholder management.
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/03/01/some-thoughts-on-stakeholders-and-stakeholder-management/

  60. Mergers and business integration
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/02/20/mergers-and-business-integration/

  61. Four elements that shape us, and others
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/02/06/four-elements-that-shape-us-and-others/

  62. Want a simple 7 step method to managing projects?
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/01/13/want-a-simple-7-step-method-to-managing-projects/

  63. Design Authority Pros and Cons
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/01/09/design-authority-pros-and-cons/

  64. Different projects types and different roles
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/01/06/different-projects-types-and-different-roles/

  65. What should be included in Project Management?
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/01/05/what-should-be-included-in-project-management/

  66. The Pros and Cons of having a methodology
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/01/04/the-pros-and-cons-of-having-a-methodology/

  67. Mediation, facilitation and team building 
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/01/03/mediation-facilitation-and-team-building/

  68. Why you need project assurance to look at your contract (and not just a lawyer)
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2023/01/02/why-you-need-project-assurance-to-look-at-your-contract-and-not-just-a-lawyer/

  69. Project Doctor and Project Rescue
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/12/14/project-doctor-and-project-rescue/

  70. Don’t worry about your competitors, worry about your customers.
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/11/17/dont-worry-about-your-competitors-worry-about-your-customers/

  71. Projects and Pizza Delivery
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/11/15/projects-and-pizza-delivery/

  72. Reverse engineering risk
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/11/10/reverse-engineering-risk/

  73. What is the role and value of Project Assurance and how can it safeguard your people, process, project and product.
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/11/01/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
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/10/02/replacing-raci-with-observations-from-racing/

  75. Documenting and Delivering your Project
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/09/27/documenting-and-delivering-your-project/

  76. Some simple steps will ensure you have clarity and control over project and change communications.
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/09/25/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?
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/09/24/the-existential-who-am-i-and-what-is-my-product/

  78. Getting your ideas clear, concise and communicated.
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/09/19/getting-your-ideas-clear-concise-and-communicated/

  79. The best advice I’ve had, and the best advice I can give.
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/09/19/the-best-advice-ive-had-and-the-best-advice-i-can-give/

  80. Reflections On Coaching Call – Start-Ups And First Clients 
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/09/18/reflections-on-coaching-call-start-ups-and-first-clients/

  81. What makes a good ‘run-book’ for a successful technology go-live
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/09/10/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?
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/09/10/what-makes-a-good-user-acceptance-test-for-a-successful-go-live/

  83. Things to think about at project close or hand-over
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/09/10/things-to-think-about-at-project-close-or-hand-over/

  84. When stakeholders don’t do detail
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/09/10/when-stakeholders-dont-do-detail/

  85. 7 Ways to influence (and resist)
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/09/10/7-ways-to-influence-and-resist/

  86. Are you de-scoping to achieve delivery?
    http://www.adaptconsultingcompany.com/2022/09/10/are-you-are-de-scoping-to-achieve-delivery/