FACT: KPMG in 2006 analysed that 80% of benefits defined in business cases never get delivered. FACT: Aspire Europe’s research into organisational maturity levels has supported this, with 90% of organisations being at Level 1 maturity, which means benefits delivery will be ad-hoc or heroic. Times are changing and organisations are demanding better benefits delivery […]
Trillions of pounds invested in projects, programmes and portfolios risk being wasted if the causes of project failure are not addressed, a major new report warns. Research by APM into the Conditions for Project Success reveals that while the key to success is known, this practice is often not applied. As a result, nearly […]
If you just want a free knowledge nugget to find out about Benefits Management, then this is for you. Rod Sowden talks about how Benefits Management should be approached, some of the pitfalls to be avoided, and how Managing Successful Programmes guidance can be best used to deliver your benefit. It is drawn from our […]
If you want to know more about PRINCE2® and the principles behind it, why not have a listen to Andy Murray, Director of Aspire Europe’s partners Outperform. He is the lead author for PRINCE2® and gives you a straight talking introduction to the principles on which PRINCE2® is based. To access the podcast, follow this link ~ www.prince2principles.aspirepodcasts.com Enjoy […]
Here is a link to an interesting article from APM, that suggests how a culture can be developed that sustains rather than obstructs programmes, by banishing the hyenas (the challenges). Enjoy
The average practitioner delivers over 20% on top of their contracted hours, according to the latest Project Management Benchmark Report from Arras People. Working one extra day a week for no extra recompense appears to be a common occurrence, yet wage levels in general still remain stagnant for the majority of project managers. The report, in […]
“Many of the things you can count, don’t count. Many of the things you can’t count, really count” – Albert Einstein How very true this is, programmes and projects rarely report on the things that really matter, like benefits realisation and stakeholder satisfaction – Albert must have been thinking of MSP® when he wrote that!!