Talking about Failure of FiReControl

In Monday I delivered a seminar on the Failure of FiReControl as part of the IPA Project X. At the invitation of Richard Kirkham, theme lead for X, I went up to Manchester University and spoke about my perspective on Continue reading Talking about Failure of FiReControl

My Path to Project Delivery

At a recent all team event I was asked to share more about my background and pre-DWP work history with the team to help them know me better. Here are my notes from that session. About me My name is Continue reading My Path to Project Delivery

Major Projects Need Leaders not Managers

I was at the Major Projects Association AGM and annual dinner on Monday evening. It was an interesting event and I met several people that gave me different perspectives on running major projects successfully. There was a bit of a Continue reading Major Projects Need Leaders not Managers

What are your personal Values and why?

I’m part way through the Project Leadership Programme run by Cranfield University on behalf of Cabinet Office. The most recent module asked us to come up with our personal values. It was an interesting exercise, because we were given a Continue reading What are your personal Values and why?

Should I be a PRINCE2 Practitioner?

PRINCE2 is one of the most cited project methodologies by government projects, even including Agile over the last few years. This is part three of a very short series on learning about project delivery methodologies. Part 1 was a general Continue reading Should I be a PRINCE2 Practitioner?