There will always be forces acting for or against change in every organisation, but some have a cultural advantage. How can organisations evaluate and raise their change readiness level?
With the continuous pressure to drive efficiencies and closely integrate business functions, more organisations are turning to enterprise architecture as a way to make their strategies become reality.
Imagining a leader of change, you might think of a heroic figure leading people up and over the great hill into the promised land. However in reality, the majority will not move until they know exactly what is over the hill and why it is perhaps this promised land you talk about.
Interview with Tony Davis, author of “Agile & PRINCE2: The best of both worlds” outlining how Scrum or other agile approaches can fit within a Prince2 governance structure. Here, Tony goes into some of the practical issues and pitfalls companies often face when implementing agile methodologies.
The selection of articles in our latest Spotlight looks at the ever debated topic of how to achieve project success and avoid failure through different lenses: governance, the pros and cons of project methodologies, business case development, SOX compliance and stakeholder management. We also have interviews with the authors behind two of the articles – Seamus O’Sullivan and Andy Jones.
Successful IT organisations focus on the customers’ needs. They create a truly service-oriented organisation that is supported by the right technical pre-requisites, a well-tailored delivery model, and stringent fit-for-purpose delivery methods. Most importantly, it is their communication across teams and with their customers and stakeholders that truly sets them apart.
The digitalization of business raises the stakes for IT. IT is now, more than ever, an integrated part of the business. Making IT work, making change stick and…
Companies are struggling to become more agile to adapt to ever-changing and evolving customer requirements. Within IT, the solution is often to implement a new way of working based…
Across many businesses, the way in which support for its key applications is provided has changed over the past few years. It has evolved from a model involving…
Taking the right approach in project and programme management is often half the battle. Wise choices early on can set you on a course to success. However, an inappropriate choice can leave you wasting valuable time. In this article we use a recent project to explore the pros and cons of using agile and waterfall methodologies, and highlight the advantages of adopting an agile development approach supported within a PRINCE2 framework.
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