Planning

Good Project Planners Are Like Gold Dust

We recorded a few sessions at Project Challenge this year and we headed over to PMO Flashmob regular Sunchana Johnston as she gave a presentation on: Good Project Planners Are Like Gold Dust Here’s an overview of the session: Full of humour, honest advice and empathy, Sunchana describes her own journey from an unhappy employee to a successful freelance planning ...

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Plan Properly for Peak Project Performance

I spent two days at Project Challenge last month. One of the presentations I managed to catch was entitled “Better planning makes better projects”, and was given by Paul Kidston and Simon Taylor of the Association for Project Management‘s (APM) Planning, Monitoring & Controls Specific Interest Group (PMCSIG). You might think that this title is basic common sense, but organisational experience ...

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PMO Town Hall or Old Folks Home

Here’s a little exercise for you.  Grab a piece of paper and a box of wax crayons and draw me a picture of the Loch Ness Monster. Sure it doesn’t exist in any tangible form but you know of it and you can give me your interpretation… Three humps, water, wearing a Tam O’Shanter and kilt… That kind of thing. ...

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