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High cost, corruption claims mar Brazil World Cup

High cost, corruption claims mar Brazil World Cup | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

The cost of building Brasilia’s World Cup stadium has nearly tripled to $900 million in public funds, largely due to allegedly fraudulent billing, government auditors say.

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Why Executive Management Doesn't Get Bad News Until It's Too Late to Do Anything About It

Why Executive Management Doesn't Get Bad News Until It's Too Late to Do Anything About It | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

It is critical there be a continual flow of accurate information from line- and project-managers to executive management, concerning the status of multi-million dollar projects.

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Why humans are obsessed with the longest bridges, the biggest buildings and other ways to blow billions

Why humans are obsessed with the longest bridges, the biggest buildings and other ways to blow billions | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

Between $6 and $9 trillion dollars—about 8% of annual world-wide economic production—is currently being spent on projects that individually cost more than $1 billion.

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Ministers love a prestige project

Ministers love a prestige project | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

Sir, Researchers from Oxford’s Saïd Business School have found that the actual costs of large dams built between 1934 and 2007 far outweigh their economic value (“Warning on high cost of large dams”, March 10).

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Agile Planning Tools

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One of the most exhilarating moments in my coaching career was when I entered the client team room one Monday morning to find they were pulling the cards and...
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Agile Development Process

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Agile mythology has small box iterations rather than phases. The output of each iteration will be production release deliverable and could be evaluate and get early feedback.  Agile development nee...
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AXELOS: Landing Zone Bulletin July 2013

AXELOS: Landing Zone Bulletin July 2013 | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

Welcome to the third edition of our regular eBulletin, designed to keep you informed during the transition of the Best Management Practice portfolio, including ITIL® and PRINCE2® products.

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There’s no such thing as a tech company anymore

There’s no such thing as a tech company anymore | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

What is it about Groupon, Skype, Facebook, and Amazon.com that make them all "tech" companies? None of these companies compete in the same markets. None offers technology as its central product.

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Quality Control and Due Diligence in Project Management: Getting Decision Right by Taking the Outside View

Quality Control and Due Diligence in Project Management: Getting Decision Right by Taking the Outside View | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

This paper explores how theories of the planning fallacy and the outside view may be used to conduct quality control and due diligence in project management.

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MIT: The Pitfalls of Project Status Reporting

MIT: The Pitfalls of Project Status Reporting | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it
Will your next big IT project be on time and deliver what was promised? Maybe — but maybe not.
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IAITAM and EY announce collaboration to bring industry the first IT Asset Management Organizational Certification

IAITAM and EY announce collaboration to bring industry the first IT Asset Management Organizational Certification | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

Ernst & Young (EY) will use the International Association of IT Asset Manager's (IAITAM) renowned ITAM360® Assessment Tool to deliver the assessment, and IAITAM will award the certifications based on that model.

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PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)

PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

The number of BA jobs is predicted to increase 22 percent by 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics*. This research indicates a growing need for professionals skilled in effective requirements management.

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Qatar Government ‘to sign projects worth up to $50bn’

Qatar Government ‘to sign projects worth up to $50bn’ | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

Qatar’s government is expected to sign contracts for construction projects this year as it builds infrastructure needed to host the soccer World Cup in 2022, the central bank governor said yesterday.

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Say 'Best Practice' again, I dare you.

Say 'Best Practice' again, I dare you. | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

In my opinion 'Best Practice' kills innovation. Are you employed to follow the crowd or does your company pay you to think for yourself?

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Cabinet Office Major Projects Authority Annual Report

Cabinet Office  Major Projects Authority Annual Report | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

As the Minister for the Cabinet Office, my mission is to be the taxpayers’ champion across Whitehall. This Government is firmly on the side of hard-working people. They expect every single pound they pay in tax to be spent judiciously.

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What You Should Know About Megaprojects and Why: An Overview by Bent Flyvbjerg

What You Should Know About Megaprojects and Why: An Overview by Bent Flyvbjerg | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

This paper takes stock of megaproject management, an emerging and hugely costly field of study. 

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10 Scrum Methodology Best Practices

10 Scrum Methodology Best Practices | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it
Here is a list of some best practices for scrum:

Burn down charts can be used to monitor sprint status. Graphical representations are better than...
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Top 10 Things to do for Successful Project Management

Due to the high rate of failure of the project, you might think that companies will be happy to just be the completion of the project with some degree of success. Now organizations expect projects...

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Agile eLearning development (4): Planning and execution

Agile eLearning development (4): Planning and execution | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

When using an agile approach there is a different way of making estimations, you don’t calculate hours but use story-points. Story points are a number indicating the difficulty of a user story (and thus indicating the amount of time/cost it will take to build it).


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Australian Government abandons CIO role

Australian Government abandons CIO role | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

The federal government will no longer have a chief information officer after opting not to replace the position following former CIO Glenn Archer’s recent departure

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Top Online Project Management Software

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International Project Management Association (IPMA) & PMI® Renew Memorandum of Understanding

International Project Management Association (IPMA) & PMI® Renew Memorandum of Understanding | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

This is a renewal of cooperation between the two professional organisations that began in 1996... The agreement cites the “intention of the Parties to benefit society by promoting the profession of project management globally, by pursuing their respective objectives… and by cooperating in advancing the profession…” The major area of common interest in this agreement us Research.


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The battle of the methodologies

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What price should you pay for perfection?

What price should you pay for perfection? | Peter Milsom's Change Delivery Better Mgmt Practice Site | Scoop.it

Are the cost savings on the National Broadband Network leading to the same consequences as the Sydney Opera House?

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