The Grand Bore

The room erupted in laughter when my colleague accidentally had a double typo in a sprint meeting and wrote “twat” instead of “test”… “I blame the ergonomic keyboard”, was her response. At least the team were paying attention to what she was writing and not mindlessly looking at Instagram on their phones. Worryingly though, none […]

Grammarly and Linkedin, a Perfect Partnership?

This weekend I was told by a beautiful girl in a library how to bring my “A” game when writing Linkedin articles. Or at least I was watching her on a YouTube advert promoting Grammarly – “The World’s Most Accurate Online Grammar Checker” (from their meta description). With Microsoft’s Word having dominated the writing sphere […]

Do Project Managers Need KPIs

Key Performance Indicators, they’re not something a project manager needs to worry about right? They’re just a buzzy term used by senior management to “get things done”? Wrong. KPI’s can be the project manager’s best friend and enable you to show delivery success, give team credit and allow you to investigate areas where support is […]

Maffins Wager

The accepted three pillars of project management are: On time, to budget and the right standard. Assuming the latter two are fixed the age-old question of delivery crops up again and again. Many clients by either their nature (or the nature of their business) are reactive, but they expect partners to be highly organised and […]