It’s not a hack, its a creative solution which is unorthodox in its approach

Just a brief observation, but why do some PM’s try to score points off each other. There seems to be a breed of managers that try to create a situation, dissent for the hell of it purely because they can? Wrong, bad, go to the naughty step; hate that, hate hate hate. My job isRead more »

I have recently been having a discussion with a colleague trying to get them to understand that, in an agile environment you don’t need to define the deliverables with finite detail but instead have a vision of what you need to achieve and work towards it in measurable chunks. In order to do so IRead more »

At the risk of seeming obsessive, I’d like to touch on one of the major issues I feel that Prince2 still has in its education program and thus its application in the ‘real world’.  It comes in part from the distinction, real or perceived between the real working environment and the classroom (or Prince2 environment).Read more »

Last week I completed my course and exam for my Prince2 practitioner certification. Now it’s no secret to those that know me that I have reservations about Prince as a methodology and over prescriptive ways of working, leaning more towards agile approaches as a rule. But any methodology is just a tool and, despite whatRead more »

Little tip, no matter how much you try and how hard you want it, as a PM you should always avoid the constant badgering of your team or resources attached to your team, to deliver ‘product’. it never works,  when I was on the other side of the line writing code and being ‘the resource’Read more »

Its been a while, I know, thing is its been a period of change, no longer do work as a Information Architect at Eduserv, after a period of upheaval, the word came down and I moved to the project management team to look after the shortfall.  I’m still there. The jury is still out asRead more »