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The cost of project management stress: Is it keeping you awake at night?

So, what keeps you awake at night? This is a regular introductory question in meetings with clients across Canberra. The more that governments demand “more with less” of the APS, the greater the pressure and stress on everyone involved in policy development and implementation. Recent academic research has highlighted the impact of this “more [...]

By |2019-11-25T05:50:01+11:00September 26th, 2019|Leadership, PRINCE2, Project Management|0 Comments

Why I don’t care for risk theory

“Risk, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing, say it again,” as Edwin Starr never sang. But, a bit like insurance, risk is one of those things that you wish you’d paid attention to after the fact. And it is a vital component of project and programme management regardless of the mental model you [...]

By |2019-11-25T06:07:05+11:00June 3rd, 2015|PMO, Project Management|0 Comments

Stakeholder engagement

We are all very familiar with the childhood phrase “have we got there yet”? Whilst most of us associate that question with our childhood it is a question we should continue to ask for the rest of our life. Whilst the child in an exasperated way is asking have we achieved our goal by [...]

The 5 most important PRINCE2® activities

If you are familiar with PRINCE2 you will know that the method has 7 processes, each of which comprises a number of activities. I counted the activities the other day, and there are 40 of them. I have been quite vocal about the need to apply PRINCE2 skillfully and tailor it to suit, so [...]

By |2019-11-25T06:07:28+11:00November 26th, 2012|PRINCE2, Project Management|0 Comments

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