The new APM Competence Framework 2nd edition, released in June 2015, describes APM’s new view of the competences necessary for effective project, programme, portfolio management and PMO in today’s environment and in our view of the future needs of the profession. It’s been created by professionals for professionals and it provides a common reference for […]
Portfolio Management involves the collection in one place of relevant information about the organisation’s investment initiatives including programmes and projects and aligning their delivery with strategic objectives, business requirements and the organisation’s capability, capacity (to deliver change and adopt change) and maturity. There are many examples of organisations improving performance through the adoption of a […]
For those interested in the new PRINCE2® Agile certification. This new certification and guidance helps blend the two concepts of PRINCE2 governance with the slick delivery of Agile, combining control with flexibility. The following presentation in Wellington was one of the first in the world. PRINCE2 Agile is a trademark of AXELOS Limited [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_IyR2a1WZ0]
Geraldine Barker, director at the National Audit Office and audit manager Bridget Jackson spoke about big project myths at the sold out APM Project Management Conference 2015 sponsored by 20|20 Business Insight. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lr25efFDUg] Via
NeuroBusiness 2015 is the first conference of its kind in the UK. The programme focuses on enabling businesses and organisations to benefit from the power of breakthrough research in the field of neuroscience and associated disciplines. Leading international speakers and global experts on the latest developments in neuroscience, emotional intelligence and psychology in the workplace […]
Nearly 2 years ago my best friend passed away after losing his battle with Leukaemia, aged only 44. In his memory 3 of his friends (Alan Kinnear, John Kinnear and Tony Pez) spent Sunday 07th June on the saddles of their bikes riding from Stevenage in Hertfordshire, to Wrexham in North Wales. I supported, by tracking […]
“To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others” – Anthony Robbins If you want to find out about Stakeholder Management, why not try our free online “knowledge nugget” our brief online tutorial on […]
Turning Ambition into Sustainable Results New CEOs and senior executives often take over with a mandate for change and a short window of opportunity. To create lasting results—and fundamentally improve the company’s performance—leaders often need to launch a transformation program. A structured four-step process can help flip the odds in their favor. Read more….
Last Wednesday, we included on our blog the new APM (The Association for Project Management) Salary and Market Trends Survey 2015 report. For comparison, here is a link to a report from Arras People in to why the APM may be bad for your wealth!
“Project management is like juggling three balls – time, cost and quality. Programme management is like a troupe of circus performers standing in a circle, each juggling three balls and swapping balls from time to time.” – G. Reiss Aspire Europe research and P3M3® assessments show that the majority of organisations are still at level 1 […]