PRINCE2® 20 Years On published on 26/04/2016 by
PRINCE2® 20 Years On John Edmonds takes a fresh look at PRINCE2 and concludes that its value still lies in being a universal principles-based project management method, capable of being applied regardless of project type, organisation, geography or culture. “With its common language and global reach PRINCE2 still works! I continue to regularly deliver PRINCE2
Let me tell you a story… published on 03/02/2016 by
The power of narrative in influencing change A few years’ ago researchers at Carnegie Mellon University conducted a study. The research team offered $5 to students to complete a survey on technology – although the survey was actually incidental to the real purpose of the study as we will see. At the end of the
Change Capability – Focus on Change published on 03/02/2016 by
About the author Managing Director of the Centre for Change Management and Associate Trainer at pearcemayfield. As an experienced coach, consultant and trainer in organisational change, he works extensively with business and government and is also a valued long term associate trainer with pearcemayfield. 4 key skills and competence areas to improve the performance and efficiency of an
Patrick Mayfield at Symphera Project Management Conference in Prague published on 03/12/2015 by
For the second year running Patrick Mayfield attended the Autumn Symphera PM conference in Prague as one of a line-up of distinguished guest speakers. Presenting to an audience of practitioners, trainers and consultants he took as his theme this year the subject of how we manage projects in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous world.
Change Capacity published on 01/12/2015 by
In this video Robert Cole, introduces the idea of Change Capacity. Robert explains how he believes that it is possible to turn a vicious circle into a virtuous one and explores the challenges and consequences of ‘too much change’. “Too much change is really too little change resource for delivering what is required…quite simply, the demand
A practical approach to project management published on 03/11/2015 by
John Edmonds ( Director of Marketing and Strategy and Head of Training) and Adrian Boorman (Customer Relationship Manager) give a practical approach to project management. Adrian Boorman: Hello and welcome to this short video from pearcemayfield. I am sure many of you watching will be very familiar with the range of methodologies available to today’s project
The Role of the Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) published on 20/10/2015 by
Senior Responsible Owners are typically busy, senior executives and in addition to the projects they are sponsoring have many other responsibilities. So, how is it possible for a sponsor to complete their project or programme work and still have time for other duties? John Edmonds looks at The Role of the Senior Responsible Owner (SRO)
Stakeholder engagement is key to successful change published on 11/08/2015 by
Many have been led to believe that project management, change management and related fields, are simply a matter of organisation – working the right processes and tasks, writing the correct documents and having good governance mechanisms in place and so on.