How Your Team Makes Your Project More Risky

What if I told you that there were risks to your project that you have probably completely overlooked? Most of the time when project managers do risk management, we focus on getting the team together, reviewing tasks, identifying what might stop or impede the project from moving forward. We write ...

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Silo Working and Projects \\ Strategy Execution Series

The latest Trends in Strategy Execution were discussed at the recent Executive Briefing hosted by TwentyEighty Strategy Execution in London. The fifth trend, “Interdependencies: Silo Walls Are Growing Thinner” highlighted how often project success relies on cooperation and help from across an organisation, not just within the project department. The ...

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Millennials Leadership in Project Execution \\ Strategy Execution Series

The latest Trends in Strategy Execution were discussed at the recent Executive Briefing hosted by TwentyEighty Strategy Execution in London. The fourth trend, “Millennials Are Changing Leadership” highlighted how important the current and future workforce is to enable successful project delivery. Here’s the trend: Millennials Are Changing Leadership Millennials are ...

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Value of Investment in Project Management Training

Leaders of PMOs, COEs and Learning and Development departments have historically been willing to buy hope. They believed that if they invest in developing the skills of their people (project managers, project team members and managers of project managers) then the individuals will benefit and the organisation will as well—they ...

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Does Your Project Sponsor Work Like This?

Executives spend a lot of time identifying the right strategies for the business that, sooner or later, turn into projects and programmes (strategy execution).  A company’s ability to implement or execute these projects, which are often large and very visible, is what often distinguishes success from failure. There are several ...

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Flat and Lean Organisations – Why it Matters in Strategy Execution \\ Strategy Execution Series

The latest Trends in Strategy Execution were discussed at the recent Executive Briefing hosted by TwentyEighty Strategy Execution in London. The third trend, “The State of Organisation Is Moving Toward Flat and Lean” highlighted how important the organisation’s own culture and structure is in enabling successful project management. Here’s the ...

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Moving to a Portfolio PMO

There’s something happening in PMO. More and more frequently I’m getting asked questions like this one: I’m currently working in a PMO, supporting a large programme. I’d like to move into a portfolio PMO in the next few years and want advice on what I should be doing to make ...

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Recognising the Need for Experienced Project Managers \\ Strategy Execution Series

The latest Trends in Strategy Execution were discussed at the recent Executive Briefing hosted by TwentyEighty Strategy Execution in London. The second trend, “Execs recognise the need for experienced project managers” highlighted how important Project Managers are in closing the gap between strategy setting and strategy execution. The session referenced ...

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Our Story – Then, Now and How

Then For 35 years, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution has delivered training to over 35% of the world’s largest companies – serving 1.4 million professionals from 100 countries. Formed as ESI International in 1981 to provide project management and contract management training, by 1984 we had partnered with The George Washington University (GWU), and through this academic partnership were ...

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