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Running Fragile Agile Delivery

2022-09-15T08:19:56+10:00September 15th, 2022|

Agile delivery and development was meant to emphasise speed, simplicity, and collaboration. The problem is that as the core philosophy has exploded in popularity, the ways people implement it have also evolved - regardless of whether they remain true to the original concept. This can make efficient vendor management and project oversight extremely difficult. [...]

Six Signs You’re Lacking Project Management Capability

2022-09-01T11:37:49+10:00September 1st, 2022|

Many people think that project management capability is either overrated or unimportant during the day-to-day activities of an organisation. Uplifting project management capabilities often becomes a backlog item that gets done when people have spare time, which, let's be honest, is almost never. However, projects underpin the very work you do EVERYDAY! So how [...]

How To Get Started with Agile

2022-09-15T12:59:41+10:00August 15th, 2022|

Making the switch to #Agile can seem daunting, but it does not have to be. Agile has become an incredibly popular way to manage projects, and for a good reason – it can be extremely effective. It allows for constant adaptation and change, which is essential for projects with shifting deadlines and requirements. Going Agile [...]

Small Banks vs. Big Banks: What can they Learn from Each Other?

2022-09-15T12:57:55+10:00July 28th, 2022|

Both big banks and neobanks face unique challenges. The banking industry is rife with challenges and the two types of banks are up against it as well as each other. When it comes to customer service and other forms of traditional banking, people may think that big banks have a leg up on neobanks. [...]

Is your consulting firm too big to care?

2022-09-15T12:55:07+10:00July 25th, 2022|

Running a business is never easy. Sometimes the only easy thing is seeing that something isn't working. A business’ operating procedures can become engrained, making it hard to see where improvements can be made. To make it easier to make improvements, many organisations turn to business consulting services to gain an outside perspective.   At first [...]

Why Not to Play it Safe with Agile

2022-09-15T12:51:37+10:00July 18th, 2022|

When Agile first started, it was a grassroots movement. A rebellion against the heavy-handed waterfall/project management processes that were common at the time. It was about getting things done and working more efficiently.  Fast forward to today: Agile has gone mainstream, and with that comes all the baggage and politics of big business. Some [...]

4 Ways to Improve your Team’s Remote Working Experience

2022-09-15T12:43:53+10:00June 24th, 2022|

After a tumultuous couple of years, remote working has become the new normal. Despite it being unexpectedly thrust upon us, many companies and employees took this transition in stride. At the time, while we made the physical shift to working remotely, most companies didn’t change the systems or processes in order to support the [...]

Is your Organisation Full of Governance Bloat?

2022-09-15T12:50:31+10:00June 13th, 2022|

If you’ve ever dealt with an actual government department, you have first-hand knowledge of what governance bloat looks like.   There are so many rules and procedures that instead of helping to move things along, it paralyses everything. Paperwork lies in in-trays, waiting for the right signature and stamp to move on to the next [...]

Are You Project Selfish?

2022-09-15T12:36:53+10:00May 30th, 2022|

You’ve just got your dream project. It’s a career-maker, and if you do well, you know there are big things ahead for you. Chances are, you can’t wait to get started and prove yourself. That’s completely normal and definitely not a bad thing. But try to remember that just because it’s ‘your’ project, that [...]

Don’t Sweat the Steering Committee

2022-09-15T12:27:35+10:00May 16th, 2022|

No matter how long you’ve been in business, how professional you are and how outwardly composed you seem, there’s no denying that the word “committee”, particularly a steering committee, strikes fear into even the bravest hearts. The idea of a group of suited and booted executives examining project reporting in detail and providing feedback [...]

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