DTA Digital Summit 2019 – Tanner James Reflections

Canberra put on a perfect spring day and public servants from across the Territory and beyond came out to network. Congratulations to the DTA for a well organised event – the venue and speakers were first class and this created a great atmosphere and engaged discussions. This event acknowledged that data and technology continue [...]

Digital Transformation; Essential but Hard

Recently I presented a webinar along side Tom Lynam where we discussed digital transformation and some of the systemic challenges currently faced by organisations. While I got some early feedback that this topic already had a lot of content available, I wanted to write this post to share some of the key items we [...]

Leading Transformation – Practical Guidance from the Public Sector

The complexity and scale of business transformation taking place now is completely unprecedented, with huge changes taking place in all sectors – private, public and not for profit. While transformation through projects and programs is not new, it is important for any organization to invest in building their capability to successfully lead, manage and [...]

Defining Agile

As part of a previous role I once asked members of an online group how they would describe “Agile” to someone if they had 30 seconds to do so, for example giving an elevator pitch in a lift. My favourite response was; “I’d push the stop button”. But why do we struggle so much [...]

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Conflicting philosophies? Really?

As a PRINCE2® trainer for many years, I have often been asked whether you can use Agile delivery in a PRINCE2 project management environment. I typically give the ‘short answer’ – ‘Very much so; in fact they are very well suited to one another’, More often than not this has inspired lots of challenging [...]


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