The Agile Ideas Blog

The Surprising Success of Accidental Project Managers

2023-09-24T19:39:15+10:00September 24th, 2023|

From Novices to Navigators In the world of project management, it is not uncommon to encounter individuals who stumbled into the role accidentally, with no formal training or certifications. Surprisingly, these accidental project managers often manage to deliver projects with remarkable success, outperforming some formally trained counterparts. Have you ever wondered why this [...]

The Never-Ending Project

2023-09-24T19:20:25+10:00September 11th, 2023|

When it's not really a project In the bustling world of modern workplaces, the term "project" gets thrown around quite liberally. From boardroom meetings to team discussions, everyone seems to be working on a project of some sort. But have you ever found yourself in a situation where what was supposed to be [...]

Meet Tor – Our New IT Intern

2023-09-06T14:55:20+10:00September 6th, 2023|

With our initiatives, projects, number of partners, and plans expanding at an incredibly exciting rate, AMO is hiring an IT intern to help us uplift our capability for delivery as we look into automation and process optimisation! We're excited to introduce you to Tor, all the way from Aarhus University Denmark, that will be [...]

PMOs as the Air Traffic Controllers of Project Management

2023-08-24T15:59:36+10:00August 24th, 2023|

Balancing Resources, Mitigating Risks, and Ensuring Efficient Delivery The Importance of a Big-Picture Perspective Air traffic control is a crucial element in the aviation industry. It involves the management of all air traffic within a specific airspace, ensuring that planes are safely guided to their destinations without colliding with each other. The goal [...]

Capability vs. Capacity – Understanding the Difference

2023-08-10T09:43:23+10:00August 10th, 2023|

Organisations strive to achieve success and thrive in their respective industries. To achieve this, they must possess both the necessary capabilities and adequate capacity. While the terms "capability" and "capacity" may seem similar, they have distinct meanings and play crucial roles in the realms of project management, strategy, and overall organisational operations. This article [...]

Meet Abbie – Our New Executive Assistant

2023-08-01T15:29:15+10:00August 1st, 2023|

With our initiatives, projects, number of partners, and plans expanding at an incredibly exciting rate, AMO is hiring an executive assistant to help us manage the increased workload! We're excited to introduce you to Abbie that will be helping Fatimah and the team to get streamlined and ever more done. What is your role [...]

How We Work – Our 3C’s

2023-06-05T15:56:34+10:00July 17th, 2023|

At the heart of everything we do at Agile Management Office (AMO) is our "3 C's" - consistency, collaboration, and communication. These are part of the underlying principles that drive how we work. Whether we are consulting on ‘proven’ practices, developing new process frameworks, delivering robust project management systems, delivering change or recruiting new [...]

Embracing Agile Governance: Bridging the Gaps in a Dynamic Business Landscape

2023-07-04T16:10:14+10:00July 3rd, 2023|

The adoption of agile ways of working has revolutionised the business landscape, enabling organisations to respond quickly to changing market demands and deliver value at a rapid pace. However, despite the benefits, post-implementation challenges often emerge, ranging from impacts as a result of changing lines of business to cross-domain enablement and governance gaps. We’ve [...]

Transforming the Energy Company: A Journey towards Value Streams

2023-07-13T11:34:51+10:00June 29th, 2023|

In the fast-paced energy industry, companies must continually adapt to meet evolving customer demands and streamline their operations. Let’s call the company ‘The Energy Company’ embarked on a transformational change management program, aiming to restructure its business and enhance the customer experience throughout the value chain. This blog explores The Energy Company's journey toward [...]

How to Use Quick Wins for Long-Term Success

2023-06-22T14:55:25+10:00June 19th, 2023|

Every business has the ultimate goal of achieving success. This success lies in both short-term and long-term goals. The decision-makers face two options; making decisions that give instant success or making decisions that bring success later on. While long-term success is the ultimate goal, your business must focus more on what’s happening today. After [...]

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