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Webinar – Living in a VUCA World: Are You Ready?

The world feels a little bit crazy right now. In fact, it has for a while. Our organizations feel like semi-organized chaos on good days, and on bad days-well-it’s just chaotic. Things seem no better in the economy, in politics or in every day life on the streets. We are unnerved by uncertainty, challenged by…
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Webinar – Insurmountable Technical Debt

‘Technical debt’ is a brilliantly concise metaphor coined by Ward Cunningham back in the 1990’s that cannily describes the behaviour of software and surrounding processes implemented in the real world of limited costs and time. The debt refers to work undone, which either must eventually be undertaken by subsequent projects or managed through ever more…
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Webinar – The Last Viking

Roald Amundsen was the world’s greatest polar explorer: he was conqueror of the South Pole, the Northwest Passage and the North Pole, and a survivor where others perished or failed. He was also arguably the world’s greatest project manager. Amundsen thrived on danger and adversity. It was then that he became a calm, determined, and…
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Webinar – Managing Stakeholder Expectations

Project management is not only for project managers. While it is important to manage stakeholder expectations and to maximize stakeholder satisfaction, there is also a growing need to educate stakeholders about what it takes to enable project managers to do their job properly. Despite the great deal of meaningful, value-add work that project managers do…
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Webinar – Taking a Read on 2013

Last year’s last webinar was a huge success, so we are reviving the format once again as we close out the year. In December’s webinar, Peter and Mark are both presenting. They will taking a read on the year that has passed, discussing the best business books they have read this year. These may build…
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Webinar – Life Hacking For Grown-Ups

“Life hacking refers to any productivity trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method to increase productivity and efficiency, in all walks of life; in other words, anything that solves an everyday problem in a clever or non-obvious way.” So says Wikipedia (at least, it did on 7 Oct 2013). We are all inordinately busy, and becoming…
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Webinar – Getting Started: An Informed Guide To Project Initiation

Managing the project initiation process is no where near as straightforward as most processes would imply. The path to getting any one project initiated is a labyrinthine maze of process, politics and organizational culture. The path through this maze is not constant, and often feels like it has to be re-learned for each and every…
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