PM/ BAU

Project management isn’t just for project managers

Sanne Deen | Oct 19, 2021

This is the second in our three-part series “Why project discipline isn’t only for projects”. In this issue, we’ll explore the meaning of ‘lite’ project management and how it can benefit your every day, business as usual (BAU) work.
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PM/ BAU

Nailing the Terminology

Rebecca Cleland | Oct 12, 2021

Did you know that getting clarity on the nature of your work can help you understand the extent to which project management disciplines increase the likelihood of success? This is the first in our three-part series "Why project discipline is not only for projects", where we will address the above question.
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PM in Policy

Light project management in the policy shop

Karen Clarke | Mar 1, 2021

Developing and delivering effective policy is critical to the public sector. 'Light' project management processes and tools provide value by facilitating the planning and implementation of the outcome as Ben Hansen outlines in this paper.
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Business Case

Creating successful business cases - why we're different (and why you should care)

Rose Percival | Oct 28, 2020

Business cases are a vital part of the investment decision process for organisations. 'Writing’ the business case is the output of a complicated process, read more in this article.
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Post COVID-19

Restarting Work - aka taking work out of the fridge

Sue Powell | Sep 4, 2020

Food for thought - Partner Sue Powell suggests some key questions you should be asking when considering restarting work that has been on 'Hold' due to the impact of Covid-19, read more on the subject in this article.
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Agile

Agile Benefits Management; A Case Study

Kaushiki Roy | Sep 2, 2020

A large NZ agency initiated a transformational IT programme using Agile. As the programme approached its first major delivery milestone, they wanted to gain assurance that the programme benefits were on track to be realised.
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A new way of working

Rethinking our Organisations for the Future

Margo Ray | Jun 4, 2020

Back at the start of COVID-19 Alert Level 4, Principal Consultant Margo Ray released a video discussing how organisations are having to rethink the way they are working. Click here for additional insights and the lessons learned.
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Post COVID-19

Navigating through the fog

Karen Clarke | May 20, 2020

Whether or not we accept it, the knowledge and skills that got us where we are today are not always the ones that will get us to tomorrow. This has never been more true as we find ourselves navigating through the current fog of uncertainty that has settled as a result of Covid-19.
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Governance

Governing through a crisis

Janie Elrick | Apr 9, 2020

Tregaskis Brown Associate Janie Elrick discusses the key points outlined this week by the Auditor General, in a letter to the NZ public agency Chief Executives, on the importance of strong governance in this time of crisis
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COVID-19

Putting work on 'Hold'

Sue Powell | Mar 31, 2020

Are you having to put work on hold to free your time up to focus on your COVID-19 responses? Read the article below by TB Partner Sue Powell offering some good advice to ensure the work can easily be picked up again in the future.
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Agile

Servant Leadership

Kaushiki Roy | Feb 4, 2020

When we think of leaders and leadership, we often think of people 'at the top' of the organisation, commanding, making decisions and being 'the boss'. However, some of the best leaders actually 'lead from behind', demonstrating quite different characteristics. This article offers some insights and reasons for why those working in an Agile environment would benefit from developing this style of leadership over more traditional approaches
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Change Leadership

It seems Elephants can Dance

Karen Tregaskis | Jan 14, 2020

A story of change where the odds weren't great, but the leadership resolute. This brief case study highlights how Defence managed to avoid some common errors I see frequently occurring across many organisations wanting to create significant change.
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Agile

What comes first - doing Agile or being Agile

Kaushiki Roy | Dec 19, 2019

More and more organisations both in the public and private sector are talking about "Agile transformation" and are investing in the adoption of Agile delivery methods. Download our article by Senior Consultant Kaushiki Roy for some thought provoking reading.
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Programme Management

Creating a programme war room

Karen Tregaskis | Oct 8, 2019

A programme (or project) 'war room' can be a highly effective tool, depending on how it is set up and used. This quick guide provides some things to think about.
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