Pilot deployment is often a fast-tracked way of getting new technology introduced into an organisation, usually within a particular department or business unit. The intent is to leverage the success of the pilot to deploy into a full-scale implementation. (more…)
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A key characteristic of transformation programs that sets them apart from most other large scale projects is that they tend to run for years rather than months, requiring a sustained effort and focus over a long period of time. (more…)
Welcome to the March edition of Quay’s monthly bulletin.
This month we’re looking at the issue of subject matter expertise and how it can often tilt a hiring decision away from choosing the right skills for a project. We explore how blurring the lines between SMEs and project role definition can introduce risk into project delivery, in particular the role of Business Analysts in projects and the sway of specific technical expertise in choosing a project manager.
We’re also looking at the art of planning and the science of scheduling – how are they different and how can they work together?
Project managers are often drafted into projects based on their relevant technical background. The intent is to mitigate risk of a knowledge gap and to ensure that subject matter expertise is readily available in the project. (more…)
When you think about how work gets done nowadays it is usually in the context of multidisciplinary project teams rather than business as usual operations. (more…)
It’s a trend that is set to continue as organisations look to simply their IT platforms and drive efficiencies and savings. (more…)
A key factor in successful project delivery is developing and maintaining highly functional teams who share a single common purpose. But what if the program is a lengthy transformation with multiple milestones and the final outcome of the program is not always easy to define and communicate? (more…)
Many organisations are looking at ways to share project risk and quantify costs upfront by locking in fixed price contracts for project delivery at the same time as exploring Agile techniques for more rapid and targeted application development. (more…)