Focusing on the pig instead of the lipstick

Project management

I have delivered a lot of projects over the last 20 years, read a lot of project management books, and have gone to a lot of conferences searching for the elusive answer to the same old question “Why do projects fail?”. It is such a simple question yet after all this time, for some reason […]

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Going Agile? Without Buy-in, You’re Going Nowhere

After running a series of workshops for a client recently on how to get buy-in to their new Agile ways of working, I found myself reflecting on my own experiences running Agile and in particular, the importance of buy-in to Agile adoption. Buy-in is the acceptance of, and commitment to, an agreed course of action. […]

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