Humans are 99.9% identical. This means that the devil of what makes us unique is in the finer detail.People tend to think that organisations from the same industry can largely be managed in the same way with elements of it being a carbon copy. But when Senior Managers move between companies in the same industry […]
You may have heard that Wellingtone has launched its first-ever PMO Practitioner course. In this article, I explain why you need to book it. I mean, right now. Come on, book it! It is acknowledged that Project Management is a profession in exponential growth and of critical importance for the global economy. In parallel, support […]
The State of Project Management 2017 Annual Report is now available. This is the largest published research of its kind in the UK with nearly 400 organisations taking part. Published by Wellingtone in cooperation with the Association for Project Management (APM) Project Management Office (PMO) Specific Interest Group (SIG) it provides a fantastic insight into […]
If we are talking about PMO maturity, I must start by making a confession: I personally dislike the term “maturity”. This is mainly for three reasons: Just like experience, you can be very mature on doing things very well, that don’t add much value to the business. For some organisations, a level 4 instead of 5 […]
The program implementation date is less than two weeks away; an anxious and tense customer will not allow another delay. Burned-out project teams are working against headwinds of complexity and an overload of information. Ted is listening to verbal reports on the programme’s daily stand-up. He reports his work stream status and jumps back to […]
“The methodology has no use for my project so I’ve made a few changes” “I don’t have time for paperwork, I have a project to manage!” If this sounds familiar to your PMO, this article is for you. If you have a large family, you wouldn’t buy a Smart ForTwo, right? Likewise, you probably wouldn’t […]
Unemployment in the UK has now risen to over 2 million for the first time since 1997 (19-Mar-09 Office for National Statistics) and with a surge in unemployment claims in February of 138,000, this upward trend shows no sign of peaking just yet.