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If you like David's blogs - he is now a published author - Straight Talk on Project Management (VOLUME II) - Free eBook. Why not download your copy today?  http://www.stoneseed.co.uk/ebook

IT Projects. Do We Actually Ever Learn Lessons Learnt?

IT & Project Management

Originally published on CIO.com We record ‘lessons learnt’ as part of the project management process but do we actually learn from them? Recent experience and the number of projects that fail to deliver suggest we could probably all do better at learning from lessons learnt. It is worth considering this …

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Straight Talk on Project Management VOLUME II – Free E-Book

With the success of my first eBook, I am delighted to publish Volume II. The book covers a wealth of topics from Stonseed’s Project Management as a Service and our IT services, to an array Project and Programme Management issues. Volume II of Straight Talk on Project Management is now …

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Defrag your IT to-do list

IT Project Management

After a successful Bank Holiday building flat pack furniture, I decided that I would get proactive on all the other little jobs around the house. You know the ones. The loose this, the broken that, the “in need of oiling” the other. They’re the jobs that are mentally scheduled for …

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Collaboration. If it’s good enough for Paul McCartney…

IT Project Management

There was a time when collaborations between music artists were a rarity. Queen and David Bowie, George Michael and Aretha Franklin, Lionel Richie and Diana Ross … they stood out. It was quite exciting when your favourite artist teamed up with someone else because the outcome was always something magical. …

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IR35. What Next For IT? Private Sector pain?

If you have had anything to do with Public Sector IT procurement over the past two years or so, either as a client or a contractor, IR35 has probably never been far from your mind. My friend, a Public Sector IT Project Manager, jokes that he’d started seeing IR35 everywhere, …

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