The Traditional Workplace is inefficient. Over time departments have most likely developed a complex set of processes that are supported by a series of informal networks and a variety of tools comprising of anything from Access databases, spreadsheets to Microsoft Paint – all to get the job done – slowly but surely-ish. What the traditional […]
Apex Alliance Offers Best of Breed Collaborative Capabilities across the Microsoft Solution Stack Organisations in need of digital transformation services are set to enjoy an enhanced level of collaborative expertise across the Microsoft 365 portfolio, thanks to a new partnership announced by four Microsoft Gold Partners. The Apex Alliance comprises four companies: Intelogy, Preact, Total […]
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 […]
If you’d just familiarised yourself with all of the Microsoft PPM licenses, i.e. Project Lite, Project Online, Project Online with Project for Office 365. it’s time for you to dust off the neutraliser (memory eraser) and acquaint yourself with the newly announced Project SKUs(Stock Keeping Unit) from Microsoft. You may be wondering why the SKU’s […]
At the beginning is the obvious and flippant answer. But seriously how do you go about producing a project plan from scratch? Years ago I had a question from a participant on one of my training courses. When does a project become a project and need a project plan? There can be some undertakings that […]
This month I’m talking to Project Coordinators and their line managers. Are you able to make the jump? There is a clear gap between the role of Project Coordinator and Project Manager; responsibility. If the project fails, we look to the Project Manager; they are responsible. The Coordinator may have used all the tools; built […]
Learning from performing any task is essential. Finding out what works and what does not is a positive way to achieve this and should improve future approaches and therefore likelihood of success. This learning process is integral to everyday life, but often runs into difficulty when applying it to projects.