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To Benefit or not to Benefit, That is the Question

So your Project has been delivered – or has it? You have met all the dates you have spent a bit more than you thought and the some of the deliverables are slightly lower quality than anticipated. So why was your project run presumably to deliver some benefits to the organisation? A project may be …

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Designing your Programme and Project Centre of Excellence

Just back from the PPM CoE conference on Friday in Birmingham. Presentations and thought-provoking stuff from David Marsh and David Wilkin and also presentations from OGC and Serco. Another PPSOSIG conference but with a slight difference – it came with the book too – “Designing your PPM CoE – A Strategic Guide” (contact David Wilkin …

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Programme & Project Support Office Roles and Experience

A number of companies are implementing Programme and Project Support Offices and as you might imagine they have a need for key staff to actively manage the direction and remit of the relevant PPSO. These roles are generally working at board level with the PPSO reporting directly to the Managing Director, they require a first …

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London Olympics in 2012

I have been trying to understand how SMEs (Small Medium Enterprises) could contribute and benefit form the London Olympics in 2012. Britain won the bid in July 2006 and since then various organisations have been beavering away putting meat on the bones. Today I wend to a conference where Lord Coe was the guest speaker; …

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