Setting-up for success

Many times I have been involved in programmes where fundamental decisions are being made quite far down the line. So far down the line that the cost to mediate the consequences of not having made the decisions earlier can be very high. These often are decisions that concern scope, for instance. Or governance. Or on…

Compelling, wicked questions

  Many projects are started, usually, to address some form of perceived issue. The imperative seems to be that a certain way of working, a business process, an IT solution –and so on- should be changed in some form to improve what is being done to meet the business’ strategic goals. Usually there is an…

A story of broken bottles..

An interesting observation of the work I have been doing over the years in client environments, is that it appears that the same or very similar issues keep re-emerging time and time again. These often are issues that everybody seems to agree on that are materially impacting the effectiveness of the organisation. So, trying to…