Project Management – must have skill for the future?

Originally posted on the ProjExc Project Excellence Blog on 15-Mar-08 Faster, better, cheaper. We have all experienced these being the drivers for businesses as they seek to improve operational efficiency. Our world is changing and shrinking, and so incremental improvement no longer guarantees competitive advantage. In our experience, business leaders are looking for a newContinue reading “Project Management – must have skill for the future?”

Project Leadership Competence

Originally posted on the ProjExc Project Excellence Blog on 07-Mar-08 Project Management is widely recognised as a critical factor in project success. ProjExc firmly believe that competence in project leadership is an essential part of a successful project manager’s toolkit. We find that a successful Project Leader needs to be able to: •    Develop theContinue reading “Project Leadership Competence”

IT Project Failures – reducing them using PPM

Originally posted on the ProjExc Project Excellence Blog on 06-Mar-08 Michael Krigsman has written an interesting article on the ZDNET blog suggesting that while Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tools can be useful, they are not the answer on their own. He suggests that from the perspective of IT failures, PPM brings discipline to four keyContinue reading “IT Project Failures – reducing them using PPM”

Six Sigma

Originally posted on the ProjExc Project Excellence Blog on 26-Feb-08 This post has been prepared by the ProjExc Manufacturing and Supply Chain Specialist, Clifford Hobbs. It is an excerpt from a more detailed review of Six Sigma and Lean methodologies to improve business performance, which no doubt come to light in future posts on theContinue reading “Six Sigma”

PM Resourcing

Originally posted on the ProjExc Project Excellence Blog on 21-Jan-08 It is important that we practice what we preach. Managing projects keeps our consultants (or as we like to call them ProjExcineers) fresh, bringing “best practice” to real projects and consulting assignments alike. At ProjExc we will only provide professional interim managers with considerable experienceContinue reading “PM Resourcing”

PM Development

Originally posted on the ProjExc Project Excellence Blog on 21-Jan-08 At ProjExc we will start to help your organisation to develop its Project Management Capability with a systems review, finding what’s right for your business, rather than forcing you into prescriptive ways. We work with what we call the 3 elements for Project Excellence –Continue reading “PM Development”