5 people who shouldn’t write a business case

Ever been in a meeting and watched someone have a profound realisation? His realisation was that the reason his sectors projects fail is because the wrong people are writing the business cases.  I could easily identify from my own experience of five people who shouldn’t write a business case. This also got me thinking about this very […]

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Project Management process maturity and contract negotiation – Part 4

This is Part 4 in a series of posts looking at how project maturity impacts on the contract negotiation process. In this final of thet series we are going to look at Quadrant 4 in the diagram, where the project maturity process levels are high and it aids the contract negotiation process.

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How to present a business case

The final step in business case development is how to present a business case so that it gains maximum buy in. Once you have prepared your business case and are confident that it presents the full case for why a change needs to be made, then it’s time to consider how you are going to present […]

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Do you assess your decision making risks?

Do you, as a Project Manager (PM), assess your decision making risks? Do you own the risk associated with the decisions that you make on a day to day basis especially in regards to how they will impact your project delivery?

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CRM Business case top 5 tips

Here are some key principles for building a CRM Business Case. I’ve listed them as my CRM Business case top 5 tips:

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Project Management process maturity and contract negotiation – Part 3

In this third part of a four part series we are going to look at Quadrant 3  in the diagram, where the project management process maturity levels are low and it aids the contract negotiation process.

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What comes first business case or business requirements?

‘What comes first business case or business requirements?’ I’ve heard this question asked a number of times.  My personal view is that it is very important to develop business requirements before or as part of your business case development.

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5 Questions for your team

If these 5 questions for your team are asked regularly you have a good chance of building a stronger relationship with each of your team members.

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What does BAU mean?

What does BAU mean? BAU is the acronym for ‘Business As Usual’. Business As Usual is the view of an organisation, business unit, work team or team member completing their everyday work in the normal way.

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