A key to building a rock solid business case is to understand the relationships between requirements, features, benefits and risks and to take a methodical approach to evaluating likely ROI as a key part of the process.
Programming is the discipline of talking pure logic to a machine that will unfortunately take everything you say literally and act upon it. Process, is continuum of actions or mini processes that have inputs and outputs is repeatable. The programme is a process and the programming too is a process. It is therefore not … Read more
A lot of buzz words and pseudo terminology hangs around in the IT world, especially at the CV and recruitment end. One that I have stumbled on many times over the years when looking for the next contract or screening CVs is “delivery focused”, usually with reference to project management. (is there another type of … Read more
Well actually it isn’t in my view. I believe that the “management “, is assumed. If you look back to the origins of project management you will see why I say this. Project management was introduced into organisations to handle a particular set of problems surrounding business change. The crux of the problem is that … Read more
1. The organisation and the individuals that comprise it are different issues 2. Changing attitudes is achieved one by one, changed behaviour is a group activity 3. The change agent is not leading or driving but acting as a catalyst and facilitator 4. The change agent and his peers must be united in rationale and … Read more
Keith Richards of Keith RichardsConsulting gave me my first formal training in DSDM nearly a decade ago and I am thrilled to have him contribute to our blog. If you would like to know more about Keith’s methods, you can purchase his book; ‘Agile Project Management: running PRINCE2 projects with DSDM Atern’ by Keith RIchards … Read more
The first reaction to the theory of agile is to think something like, ”great, now we don’t to pay business analysts and change manager”. It is logical without a doubt. You are not going to interview stakeholders, try to merge all the information, improve the waste and perfect a new process or design like we … Read more
I’ve known Gabriel for a few years now and worked with his PMTK toolkit and I was keen to interview him for the benefit of the many people who still misunderstand the Product management Profession. I wont bore you with the “Good morning, how is your day” stuff and I won’t wait till the end to express my … Read more