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False project reporting: the wrong solutions to the wrong problem?

A recent APM blog post describes the problem of status reports that mask the reality of projects that are late, over-budget and failing to deliver. It states that, apart from fooling ourselves, there are many reasons why people and their project reports do not tell the truth: Ambition Ignorance Optimism Incremental Denial Fear Delusion The … Continue reading

Webinar with Dr Phil Driver: Framing strategy when emerging from a crisis

If dozens or even hundreds of stakeholders are required to implement a strategy after a major crisis then it is essential that they can all understand it and know exactly what they need to do. The simple yet rigorous OpenStrategies system creates and validates such strategies. Phil’s webinar (hosted by the Association for Project Management) … Continue reading

A free history lesson with every Project Management workshop!

So many times, I get feedback from participants on my Project Management workshops that it wasn’t at all what they expected. Their perceptions had been that PM was riddled with jargon and all about filling in templates. I try to make my workshops much more rounded than simply teaching project processes and tools. If you … Continue reading

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