Seeing benefits in project cost
Is the glass half full or half empty? It depends on whether you consider the water a cost or a benefit. Do you fill up an empty glass with benefits, or do you drain a full glass to satisfy your thirst? Excuse my imperfect analogy but there’s something wrong with the way we look at […]
Project procurement and corporate social responsibility
The world at large is starting to realise that maintaining good community relationships is part of any organisation’s licence to operate in the modern business environment, and at the same time is capable of increasing profits, reducing costs and benefiting the community, writes Lynda Bourne.
Project value management for differing stakeholders
The only purpose of undertaking a project, a program or any other business activity is to create value. If the activity destroys value, you are better off doing nothing, writes Pat Weaver. Here’s how to identify value for different stakeholders.
Realising project value
Expected value is generated through the realisation of benefits, but who is responsible for installing the ‘change’ into the organisation and making effective use of the project’s deliverables? Pat Weaver looks at where projects and their benefits start and end.
Agile, programs and benefits management
A benefit is a positive outcome that stems out of the use of a product or capability; it is an outcome of the execution of the strategy. Michel Thiry examines how benefits management works for both programs and Agile projects.