Project Type: Interim Project Management

When the wrong answer is the right answer

When the wrong answer is the right answer

Any project manager will tell you that investing without a business case is fool’s errand. Now I don’t mean a financial business case; indeed I find that I prefer the Prince 2 term ‘initiation document’. Whatever you call it, preparing this document helps you explore, structure and succeed in your […]

Business readiness – windows migration

Business readiness – windows migration

In any organisation updating IT can be a painful experience. IT projects may feel they have an unequivocal mandate to change, but the business will push back if the migration will compromise its ability to work. As a result, costs mount and the dreaded ‘m’ word looms large – mop-ups. […]

Taking over a project

Taking over a project

I was asked to step into a project after the original Project Manager moved on. Sorry to say, I couldn’t make sense of the plan and each of the team confided concerns about the timing and when they would be getting the data they needed from each other. The project […]