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Blending Agile And Formal Project Management

As Agile has moved from a revolutionary manifesto to a mainstream approach to product development and project management, project teams have created hybrid approaches that suit the needs of their projects and work environments. The question of whether Agile is compatible with formal project management has been asked and answered. The answer is yes, of [...]

2021-03-23T16:24:34+00:00March 23rd, 2021|

Disrupt yourself, your team and your organisation

As we move through the cycle of seasonal changes; it is also a time for harvesting new ideas from our feelings, thoughts, and learnings from this year’s conditions of extreme uncertainty and volatility. Whether you actively seek to disrupt yourself, your team, and your organisation to effect sustainable success in the new year, or not, [...]

2021-03-03T15:43:32+00:00March 3rd, 2021|

5 Categories to Include in a Change Readiness Assessment

A change readiness assessment is one of the most important tools in the change manager’s toolbox. When used properly, they can help managers better understand how ready the organization and employees are for change. That information is essential for designing change strategies that meet an organization’s specific needs. This may seem obvious to an experienced [...]

2021-02-16T08:38:37+00:00February 16th, 2021|

Trading Organisational Change for Personalised Transition – The Bridges Transition Model

William Bridges, an organisational consultant, referred to change as a “transition” as a person moves from the current to the future state. This puts a whole different emphasis on the transformation taking place. The Bridges Transition Model provides your organisation, your leaders and managers, and your employees a framework to manage the human side of [...]

2021-01-27T14:46:16+00:00January 27th, 2021|

Leveraging New Technology Adoption as a Competitive Advantage !

Covid-19 has shined a spotlight on the need for organizations to embrace new technology – not only to maintain or improve day-to-day operations but to ensure a competitive advantage in the market. While the pandemic pushed companies to think differently about technology to support both employees and customers, we’ve been in the midst of a [...]

2021-01-05T11:50:45+00:00January 5th, 2021|

What Does a Change Management Specialist Do?

The change management specialist is becoming a more common job role in today’s workplace.  Since continuous change has become the norm in the modern business world, business leaders have begun to recognize the need for formal change management.  Change management specialists fulfil that role by organizing and managing organizational change initiatives.   For those interested in [...]

2020-10-27T15:55:47+00:00October 27th, 2020|

Agile, Waterfall, and Hybrid: Managing the Multiple-Methodology Portfolio

Synopsis: Smart Program Management Office (PMO) and Professional Services Organization (PSO) leaders can solve the many obstacles inherent in hybrid portfolios. Written by business leader and PMO expert Lauri Klaus, this article covers the challenges and solutions of integrating agile, waterfall and hybrid project methodologies, as well as introduces methods to provide a flexible workflow [...]

2020-10-07T15:07:31+00:00October 7th, 2020|

Why People Resist Change in Business (.. and What to Do About It)

To minimize resistance to organizational change, it is necessary to understand why people resist change in the first place. Since that resistance can significantly undermine an organizational change project, change practitioners should take a proactive approach to mitigating resistance. […]

2020-09-15T10:15:58+00:00September 15th, 2020|

Re-Imagining The Business And IT Synergy Of Banking And Financial Services Firms – Part II

The changes in customer, regulatory and Fintech landscape are pushing Banking and Financial services firms to re-think their business and IT strategy.  A multi-modal IT organization can help achieve this transformation by doing the right things at right pace. […]

2020-08-28T08:05:58+00:00August 28th, 2020|
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