Time to get more Agile (part 2)

In the last article we looked at the background to Agile delivery methods, and the benefits they purport to provide. Boiled down to basics, these benefits are typically thought of as below, although there are others:-

Business more likely to feel ownership of the Solution
Prioritisation enables the project to deliver on time while protecting […]

By |August 14th, 2017|Creek Consulting News, Project Management Methodologies (PMM)|Comments Off on Time to get more Agile (part 2)

Time to get more Agile (part 1)

Many organisations who consider themselves mature as far as Project Management is concerned have established in-house Methodologies, which are often based on a ‘Waterfall’ approach. Some even consider that this is the only way to run Projects. The term ‘Waterfall’ is used to describe the approach whereby a Project is run as a sequential series […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Creek Consulting News, Project Management Methodologies (PMM)|Comments Off on Time to get more Agile (part 1)

What have Project Controls ever done for us ?

Conversation between Business Leader and Project Manager
“After all,  what have Project Controls ever done for us ?”

“Ah, well, applying Project Controls have helped countless organisations and individuals deliver Project outcomes more successfully than if they hadn’t applied them.”

“OK… But what have they ever done for us, really ?”

“Riiight… Um, applying Project Controls has allowed countless […]

By |November 10th, 2015|Creek Consulting News|Comments Off on What have Project Controls ever done for us ?

We don’t do Projects… Do we ?

Perhaps using the word “Project” makes something sounds too formal and potentially scary, it might be more convenient to call what you do a “Job”. Perhaps thinking of something as a “Project” brings on visions of lots of form-filling, bureaucracy and red tape…

There are so many businesses out there providing products or services that are […]

By |October 7th, 2015|Creek Consulting News|Comments Off on We don’t do Projects… Do we ?

So, what is a Project Management Methodology ?

OK, so you’ve got the hang of what Project Management is and you think you’re all set with your armoury of Tasks, Deliverables, Milestones, Resource Assignments and so on, and then someone asks which Methodology will you follow…

Damn, can’t keep it simple can they ? Well, it is really, once you remove all the jargon. […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Project Management Methodologies (PMM)|Comments Off on So, what is a Project Management Methodology ?