How to Ensure your Strategic Initiative Succeeds

Originally posted on the ProjExc Project Excellence Blog on 09-Dec-13 A Project Needs A Manager No self-respecting business leader in the 21st century would consider delivering a project without a project manager (PM). The nominated PM may not be a project management professional, but regardless they will be expected to plan the project, oversee the… Read More

Top 8 Considerations When Recruiting a PM

Originally posted on the ProjExc Project Excellence Blog on 29-Nov-13 Recruiting the right PM into your organisation is a big decision and often a huge investment, yet all too often the success is largely left to chance. Prepare and choose wisely, rather than take a gamble, and you’ll have a much better chance of ensuring… Read More

The 3 Elements for Project Success

Originally posted on the ProjExc Project Excellence Blog on 10-Oct-13 On Wednesday 30th October our Founder, John Williams, will be talking to APM Midlands members about the 3 Elements for Project Success. The participative session will explore what makes project managers successful, and how to make effective use of readily available methodologies, tools and resources.… Read More

What is a Programme Manager?

Originally posted on the ProjExc Project Excellence Blog on 11-Jul-13 (for the purpose of simplicity in this post, program=programme) The definition varies quite significantly between industries and even organisations, and to some extent appears to vary depending on understanding of what programmes are. Looking at recognised programme and project management bodies the definition of a… Read More

Top 10 Project Management Trends for 2012

Originally posted on the ProjExc Project Excellence Blog on 04-Apr-12 The guys at ESI International have summarised their perspective on the Top10 Project Management Trends for 2012, which if you’ve got half an hour to spare is worth a view. Follow this link to see it on YouTube. Happily most of the messages are consistent… Read More

Project Management – productivity tools

Originally posted on the ProjExc Project Excellence Blog on 20-Oct-10 We read this article in Small Business Trends with interest at the office this morning. There were no great surprises in terms of the list (there are a lot more than 12 out there that we know about), but it’s astonishing how quickly they move… Read More

How to Hire the Right Project Managers

Originally posted on the ProjExc Project Excellence Blog on 01-Sep-09 We are now reading that the recession is over and we need to be investing for growth. That means you need great project managers. How do you find the right people? First and foremost you want to find a person that has a genuine passion… Read More

Web Designers and SEO Companies – we can help you!

Originally posted on the ProjExc Project Excellence Blog on 11-Aug-09 New websites, and the related online marketing techniques that good web marketing companies use, are projects. Using solid and appropriate project management techniques, we have learnt that we can help online marketing companies to: improve bottom line profits, improve cash flow, and improve customer satisfaction… Read More