Well run projects will typically be governed by a decision-making project board, who are informed by a formal monthly report and which is presented by a PM who is able to clearly and unambiguously report on project status and forecast.  This report makes clear what has been done and what is planned in the coming…

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The most successful project leaders are clear about what they want.  Not just as project objectives but right down to the end product and components.  The more they know about their requirements the more specific they are able to be about it.  As a result the supply chain understand the expectations and are able to…

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“Glass, China and reputation are easily cracked and never well mended” – Benjamin Franklin Cyber-threats have become a significant additional risk to business as can be determined from the following statistics: 49% of Executives believe that risk management is becoming more important to achieving strategic goals.  (Deloitte 2018) 84% of boards say that they have discussed…

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Most projects follow the same broad approach to delivery – they have a method: Define requirements Design solution Procurement Implementation Handover and operation Repeat…. Most businesses have similar functions and processes: HR: recruitment, induction, training Finance: procurement, billing, sales IT: procurement, help-desks, software development Property; building, buying, renting Quality: assurance, audit, process Whilst there may…

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The way we commonly work creates barriers to innovation in teams.  In this fourth blog by Dom Moorhouse of Method Grid and Paul Wilson of Provelio, we set out how Method Grid can be used to break down those barriers and create an environment that positively encourages value-adding and risk-reducing activity. Five common cited barriers to innovation are: Not enough time…

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