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  • Agile culture: Working with MVP

    Conclusion: Organisations everywhere have been embracing agile as a project delivery approach, agile for creativity and product development and even agile and lean for new business models. Seeking to fast-track their way to value often means embracing the minimum viable product (MVP) method. MVP is often bandied about but rarely is this method being utilised as intended. The

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  • PMO: 3 key organisation challenges to support

    Conclusion: Organisations understand that implementing projects is part of the natural workflow. Delivering projects that meet organisational expectations is expected and demanded. Project management offices (PMOs) have been established to support project management activities and provide some key elements such as project management methodologies, documentation, project

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  • Strategic planning problem: Line of sight bias (myopia)

    Conclusion: Many strategic planning activities that are meant to set the future direction for the organisation fail to meet that objective. Current success, a high level of incumbent expertise or even passion can prevent an organisation from considering red flags or other indicators that will impact on future success. At worst, it can result in significant failure; at best,

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  • Critical resource capacity management

    Conclusion: Organisations are structured into business units or divisions to undertake day-to-day business activities. Technology projects are often initiated and executed with a combination of specialist technology partners, contracted specialist staff to augment staff levels and contributions from permanent staff in either a full-time or-part time capacity. Project planning

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  • Business readiness for digital

    Conclusion: Developing a digital strategy or embarking on a digital transformation program is now a common business narrative. For some organisations it is a process of recasting existing IT strategy and continuing in more or less the same manner. For others it involves initiating a technology project as a way to learn new processes and update platforms and skills.

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    "Digital transformation – get strategy and people right first" IBRS, 2016-08-03 08:01:16

    "Digital transformation: More than a technology project" IBRS, 2018-06-01 04:04:24

    "Digital transformation: Top 4 lessons" IBRS, 2018-10-04 13:03:00

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