Whether you’re a project manager or business analyst, stakeholder management and influence is one of those big-ticket items that can make or break your project. A stakeholder is defined as a person with an interest or concern in something. In the
The effects of globalisation aside, the South African workforce has always consisted of a diverse mix of cultures. Being able to effectively manage diversity within the workplace therefore becomes less of a nice-to-have and more of an absolute necessity if
With a major shift towards agile delivery, there has been some confusion around the role of the project manager within this new world. Agile thinking introduced the concept of a scrum master, which may seem similar to a project manager
Teams have been around for as long as we all can probably remember. Being a “team player” has become a key requirement in most job specifications and everyone likes to think that they’re getting this whole team dynamic thing right.
Often, when business analysts start projects, they are required to define the scope of work that will be involved in implementing a new system. One way to do this, is to draw up a context diagram that graphically illustrates the
Change has become a constant in today’s ever-evolving business world. Due to this, there’s an expectation that we all automatically need to be change experts. The reality, however, is that many change initiatives fail, and in most of those instances
If you missed part 1 of our “Linking to trends” series, you can read all about the key technology shifts for 2017 here. This week we’re taking a look at the shift from projects as we know them to