Category: business analysis

What’s in a word – do objective and deliverable mean different things?

What’s in a word – do objective and deliverable mean different things?

When communications use the terms goals, deliverables, objectives, targets and KPIs interchangeable, they miss out on the understanding each word can bring. In this post, I explore the differences.

Doing something badly doesn’t make it a bad thing

Doing something badly doesn’t make it a bad thing

In an earlier post, I said I was a fan of PMOs ‘in principle’. By that, I meant I have seen PMOs that haven’t worked well for the organisation or the Project Managers. And I was falling into the trap of conflating idea and implementation. To repeat a phrase I […]

A Spotlight On When Expertise Makes Things Harder

A Spotlight On When Expertise Makes Things Harder

Ever started a job and found out half way through that you have made it much harder than necessary? Don’t be afraid to choose the low tech option.