A recent AXELOS PPM survey revealed how useful PRINCE2 is to professionals in the project management office (PMO). But how useful is it to those working outside the PMO? PRINCE2 gives you a structured approach to delivering something required by the project management office (PMO), regardless of what that something is. But it’s not only…

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We can probably all agree that time flies. Two years ago I wrote a post about the PMO’s future and guess what? That future is now. Two years ago I also advised choosing the right methodology like PRINCE2, Waterfall, Scrum, Agile and Kanban, depending on the requirements of the project. Fast forward two years and…

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PRINCE2 is a best practice document and principle-driven framework, while the PMBOK framework is a body-of-knowledge framework, including an extensive toolbox of techniques and processes needed to master any project. During the course of our business, we are often asked which international project management standard to deploy—their pros and cons, and how they work in…

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Organizations need a concerted approach to change. This is where enterprise architecture and TOGAF comes in. Enterprise architecture is at the heart of change, providing a set of tools and techniques that make the strategy concrete, showing employees what is really expected from them and architecting the Family guiding the necessary changes. The alignment of…

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Read Part 1 Power of Consequences Unwanted behavior can very well be explained and, once understood, brought under control. The key is that behavior always has behavioral consequences. People learn from consequences. Behavior that results in positive consequences for the performer (the person showing the behavior) is likely to be repeated. To put it technically—behavior…

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Just about every professional IT service organization has adopted a best practice or a framework with the intention of structuring processes and professionalizing their way of working. The most popular choices are service management that uses ITIL® and project management that uses Agile and SCRUM. Usually, adopting and implementing them is a lengthy and costly…

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You may have noticed recent discussions about the Project Management Office (PMO). Should we keep it, change it or demolish it? In this fast-changing business environment, it’s difficult to stay alive, if you’re still holding on to a decision you made five years ago! We all know that establishing a PMO can help you regain…

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