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Download our whitepaper ‘A Business Approach to SAP Deployment’

A Business Approach to SAP Deployment By Nigel Kilpatrick Download our latest whitepaper to understand more about SAP deployment, why there is currently less than 50% chance of SAP implementations delivering on their planned business goals and what are the benefits of...

Mapping the Journey to Optimised Higher Education

Process Empowered Universities Earn Top Marks in Joined-Up Optimisation Universities play a vital role in our society; that of imparting knowledge and learning to each new generation of the students who will go on to run our world. According to Universities UK, in...

How to Make Your Project Great in 5,329 Steps

By Benedict Pinches Project management is broken. The use of out-dated methodologies and techniques that were created to support machine-working has little relevance to the modern world of work, in which smart ‘phones link us instantly to immense stores of...

Don’t Be Last For Wireless First

By Jeremy Humphrey Wireless networking has been delivered for many years as an ‘overlay’ network, supplementing traditional wired infrastructure. The proliferation of consumer wifi has driven adoption, and most corporate wireless networks have delivered...

Process mapping for automation, it’s all about context

By Alex Beagent Most of you will be familiar with this graphic, highlighting how misunderstood requirements can result in a solution, which at best isn’t ideal, and at worst is unusable. The majority of organisations we work with have a good grasp on the...

Green Lane Programmes – Managing Delivery Expectations

By Rod Newnham Having delivered multiple projects and programmes in my 35 year career, I am convinced that many of the challenges that we as Programme or Project managers encounter arise at the outset of the initiative. Expectations of date, scope, cost...

How to Measure the Mood of a Project

By Benedict Pinches Have you ever played creative games with metaphors? My teenage son is going through the grunting phase at the moment, and I read somewhere that a good way to engage adolescents is to make your questioning more creative. Instead of “how...

Leaders are Dealers in Hope

By Benedict Pinches There has been a lot written on ‘leadership’, but I’ve always been drawn to this five-word sentence uttered by Napoleon Bonaparte (presumably in French). Whether you believe that leadership is a simple act that needs no analysis, or a...

Making Programme Meetings a Contact Sport

By Benedict Pinches Those of you who know me are aware of my dislike of conference calls. The great digital revolution has brought many good things, but being stuck at the end of a hot ‘phone for three hours while you struggle to hear Carla from Boston is...

The future of Digital Signage

By Andy Partridge Digital Signage is already in use in a wide variety of applications and the core technology has been around for a while now but recent developments have seen some exciting new uses-cases emerging. Originally it was the use of an...

Internet of Things; the disruptive technology of the future?

By Andy Partridge I commonly hear about disruptive technologies and thought I would have a look into how they apply and add value to the enterprise? The term ‘disruptive technologies’ was coined by Clayton M. Christensen in the book; Disruptive...

WANTED – Rottweiler to prevent major IT project failures

By Sam Simpson The Home Office has today been told by a tribunal to pay more than £223m to Raytheon Systems Limited after it was found to have unlawfully ended the £1bn e-borders contract. Having cancelled the contract with Raytheon in 2010 citing delays...