Marrying planning into your project
The concept of ‘planning fun’ can sometimes be hard for those of us out there who like to live in the moment and who generally get nervous if too much planning takes place—you know who you are! But the moment that you invite others to live in your moment, as you do while planning any sort of event, is when you need to make sure that good planning takes place to produce an event that is fun for all.
Missing: one project business case
True or false: A business case is the document required to attain funding for the project. False! The business case is the project, say TOP founders Alexandra Chapman and Jed Simms. Then why does the business case too often go missing in action once the project begins?
No new major projects in Victoria’s State Budget
Victoria’s State Budget has accommodated funding for major projects initiated by the former Labor government, but will not start any new major projects because of the higher than expected debt incurred, according to Treasurer Kim Wells.
Delivering value in a PMO
The phone call from the finance department went something like: “Geoff, the program seems likely to spend its entire budget for this financial year. Does that seem right to you?”; “Yes, we’re delivering great value for money, aren’t we?” Click. It seems that the financial folk had formed a habit of reserving only half of […]