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Predictions for 2007 in project management recruitment

Merry Christmas everyone, the last day at work today and I have a few quiet minutes so I just wanted to reflect on 2006 and think about what will be happening in 2007. This year we’ve seen a steady increase in good programme office roles, I say good because alot of the roles have been …

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Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth

Whilst idling my way through a wet Saturday afternoon watching the Rugby on the tube I came across an article in the December issue of Project Management Today called “Trouble Shooter Hindrance Rather Than a Help”, by a lady called Liz Goodman. It is an interesting read and by the look of it the first …

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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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