To the project managers… When you took your first project you didn’t expect it to be dominated by governance, process and controls. You didn’t expect so much time spent on status reports, […]
Born and raised in Walsall, West Midlands; living in Buckinghamshire; career in project management; married to Renata; father of Edward; always busy.
Make the plan you can – don’t worry about the one you can’t. So many project managers tell me that they’ve not made a plan because something is missing… but they’re just […]
This may look a little strange, that I’m recommending “the competition”. But the truth is my blogs and videos reflect my personal experiences; and even when I present established techniques or concepts, […]
A tip for chasing actions from senior managers.
I’ve started to upload project management tips, tricks, tutorials and thoughts to the Influential PMO YouTube Channel. I still need to improve the workflow of idea/creation/editing/publish/promote, and it’s a bit different to […]
Find below my video with a step-by-step guide to creating a Project Status Report Template with Microsoft PowerPoint. The video includes: Why I use Microsoft PowerPoint to make project status reports Using […]
I’ve recently recorded a video that shows me listing the key components of a project status report template. See below: For those interested in downloading the list, please find the latest version […]
What is governance? Well, it depends as there are different types – so here are five definitions of governance from P3O. The five definitions here are: Governance Corporate Governance Portfolio Governance Programme […]
I have created a video showing how to build a RACI in Microsoft Excel. This is a really useful tool for identifying who in your project: Is accountable. Is responsible. Should be […]
I returned to the office this week, for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in 2020. This was also the first time I had worked in this office at all […]