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Mid-West Project Management Forum

Last week Casseo had the pleasure of participating  in the Mid-West Project Management Forum hosted at the Kemmy Business School by  University of Limerick. This Forum is a fantastic initiative advocating best practice and creates Networking, Collaboration and Learning opportunities for Project, Change & Transformation professionals in the Mid-West region. To date over 30 companies [...]

2019-05-02T17:20:54+00:00May 2nd, 2019|

Five Factors That Lead to Successful Projects

Having a talented project manager is the first step to actual project success, but there are other important factors that contribute largely to a project’s outcome. It takes careful planning, attention to detail and effective communication to make a project succeed. With vigilant management and a strong project closing, a company can consistently reach project [...]

2019-04-26T10:08:50+00:00April 26th, 2019|

How Business Architecture can help Project Managers to be successful !

The Project Management profession is in growth mode. Research by the Project Management Institute (PMI) indicates that the number of roles globally will grow by 33% in the next 10 years with forecasts that there will be 88 million people working in a Project Management related role by 2027. In the research the head of [...]

2019-04-11T14:31:27+00:00April 9th, 2019|

The Difference between Vertical and Horizontal Project Management

Business organisations follow a variety of structures and models. Unlike a physical structure which is usually static, an organisational structure is a dynamic system. It outlines how activities are directed in order to achieve the business goals of an organisation. Activities can include rules, roles and responsibilities. The structure also determines information flow, as well [...]

2019-03-12T14:14:21+00:00March 8th, 2019|

How to Design a Target Operating Model – Part 2

In her last article, Julie talked about some of the key aspects you must consider when defining a target operating model. In this follow up piece she has delved a little deeper to look at how TOM initiatives can vary across different types of businesses; from large corporates to start-ups and government organisations.  Author – Julie [...]

2019-02-26T09:01:22+00:00February 26th, 2019|

How to design a “Target Operating Model” that delivers tangible outcomes

The term Target Operating Model (or TOM) has been used a lot in many of the organisations that I have worked for all around the world over the years. Many 100s of millions of dollars in business change budget has been invested in these projects along with many 1000s of people, man hours and resources. [...]

2019-02-25T15:41:04+00:00February 25th, 2019|

Equipping Leaders to Build the Future

This excellent PodCast from the recent IMI National Conference is certainly worth a listen !

2019-02-14T11:12:54+00:00February 14th, 2019|

Outsourcing Challenges in Financial Services Sector – “We can help you solve them” !

Paper on outsourcing activities in financial service providers published 19 November 2018 Press Release by Central Bank of Ireland Significant increase in reliance on outsourcing of activities by financial service providers observed. Serious deficiencies found in board awareness and understanding of the extent of reliance on outsourcing. Major weaknesses identified in relation to risk management controls [...]

2019-02-01T10:18:42+00:00February 1st, 2019|

How to Lead Successful Innovation: Lessons from Experts

Your firm’s ability to innovate again and again is critical to its success—just as it has been for Intuit, Apple, Google, and other market leaders. But the dismal fact is that most innovation efforts fail. So how can you improve the odds for your company?..    […]

2019-01-18T15:34:35+00:00January 18th, 2019|

Podcast: Common Misconceptions about Project Management & How it has Evolved in Recent Years. 

In this episode we discuss the common misconceptions about Project Management with Liz Doyle, a business change and project management consultant and a director at Casseo. Liz has over 15 years experience in business change and project management, working for some of the world’s top financial services and software organizations. She specializes in change [...]

2018-12-18T12:49:55+00:00December 18th, 2018|