Educate the project team! Before it is too late!

It is a norm to educate passengers before any significant journey. Remember how Air Hostess explains the aircraft’s emergency evacuation and safety features? Similarly, we make induction mandatory for any significant site visits. Again, the purpose is to educate...

Play your role with intent!

We all have a role to play. Sometimes we are in sales, busy selling our product, service or craft. Other times we are customers making the best choices for ourselves and our organisations. So our roles are fluid, but always ensure to play your role with intent! As a...

Burn your messy house and move to a new one!

It sounds silly, isn’t it? Burn your messy house and move to a new one! Then, why do we change enterprise (ERP/CRM) software? If the existing EPR has issues (is messy), then why do we replace it with another similar ERP? Why don’t we ask some hard questions like: What...

Why are IT projects too complex?

It is a common myth that the complexity of IT projects is due to technical development work. We assume that the technical solutions within IT projects are complex. The fact is that technological development is a small portion of the overall project. The main reason...

10 symptoms pointing figure at your enterprise software!

It does not matter where you are on the digital maturity journey; there is always room for improvement. The following 10 symptoms pointing figure at your enterprise software. As an executive/Project Sponsor, review and plan to take action. Acknowledging the problem is...

Why do we not deal with our problems?

We often fail to acknowledge our problems. On the other hand, we don’t do anything to fix the problems that we register. Eventually, we live with them for so long that we get used to them. They become part of us! But why do we not deal with our problems? There are...

Live with the problem; slowly, it becomes part of you!

The problem is that either there is ‘no problem’ or there is a problem, but we don’t do anything about it. When we say that there is ‘no problem’, it literally means that we have learned to live with it. On the other hand, when we acknowledge the problem then, we...

Jumping out of the window!

Customer: I want to jump out of the window! Consultant: No problem, this is the easy requirement. Let me unlock and open the window for you….. I don’t know who told the consulting community that the customer is always right! First, a consultant’s job...

How to get the top-notch vendors to work with you?

Your digital initiative is as good as the people working on it. As a Project Sponsor, you must attract the best possible talent for your project. Therefore, get the best possible internal team and top vendors for your project. Now, here is a question for you: How to...