How To Align Project Goals to Strategy

I’m sure you have heard people talk time and time again about how important it is to align project goals to business strategy – I’ve written about it before along with many other commentators. It really is the current challenge for today’s project leaders. But what is often missing from ...

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The PMO as the Centre Leader

There has been much written and taught about leadership in project management yet very little about the PMO – and what kind of leadership they provide. The PMO Flashmob was hosted at TwentyEighty Strategy Execution’s offices in London for an evening event all about PMO Leadership. There were different aspects ...

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How Many Kinds of Uncertainty Are There?

The sixth edition of ‘A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge’ (PMBOK6) takes a major step forward in its treatment of risk, not only addressing a wider range of ‘uncertainty’ than the simple event (it happens or it doesn’t) risk, but also acknowledging the necessity to integrate project ...

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The Intrapreneurial Business Analyst

The role of the BA is transitioning from a humble ‘Taker of Requirements’ into a Leader, an Innovator and a Disruptor and this year’s conference presented a myriad of exciting new areas including the Agile BA, design thinking visual modelling, as well as creativity, innovation and leadership. The BA Europe ...

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Why Good Strategies Fail?

In the Leadership and Strategy Execution in a Chaotic World session attended by project leaders as part of our series of Strategy Execution road show events, there was a discussion about why an organisation’s strategies fail. There are a number of categories; there is the formulation and structure of the ...

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The Value of Communication on Business Success

In our previous blog, why it’s critical to measure a project’s strategic impact, we touch on how better communication across all levels allows project leaders to drive productive conversations across different departments and across all roles. This week we look into the reasons why communication is so valuable to business success. Being an ...

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Six Ways to Improve Business Performance

In recent weeks we have covered the strategic importance of projects, how to measure and report their impact and the leadership skills that are essential to execute these projects. (You can find these blogs in our Strategy Execution archive.) That is because, in today’s complex and competitive business environment, projects aligned with ...

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The PMO Leadership Role

TwentyEighty Strategy Execution are hosting the PMO Flashmob later this month with an evening session all about the PMO Leadership Role. The evening session takes place at 2080’s Bishopgate offices and anyone with an interest in PMO and PMO Leadership issues are invited to attend. Find out more information via ...

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