Why do we complicate things? Top reason you must know!

Why do we complicate things? Top reason you must know!

In the last post, we covered that Project sponsors must keep things simple in the project. Complexity is one of the most significant challenges within technology projects. But, the complexity is generally not due to the technical challenges. Instead, it is because of...
Are you wasting time seeking permission or taking action?

Are you wasting time seeking permission or taking action?

Yesterday, I sat on the APMG Level Up panel of the live Q&A. The topic was how to become a Business Analyst? You can find more here. From the live questions, few want to learn about the Business Analysis profession. It appears that many want to become Business...
Consultants do not ask – ‘What do you want?’

Consultants do not ask – ‘What do you want?’

The security alarm technician knocked on the door. After a quick assessment of the house, he asked – ‘Where you like the motion sensors to go?’ I was not prepared for the question. So, I asked back where they should go? He said, ‘Hmmm, you have four sensors in the...
Beware! Use the right tools for the job!

Beware! Use the right tools for the job!

After much push from my wife, I endeavour to drill a hole in the wall to hang a picture frame. Yes, I hate doing this stuff! So, I picked up a random drill bit and hit it hard into the wall. I was impressed by the strength of the wall. After much trying, I was unable...
Why does Minimal Viable Project Scope matter?

Why does Minimal Viable Project Scope matter?

In the last few posts, we covered what Minimal Viable Project Scope (MVPS) is and how it is different from Minimal Viable Product (MVP)? Let us discuss why does Minimal Viable Project Scope matter? Why should you even spend time thinking about MVPS? Let’s go! Let us...

What is Minimum Viable Project Scope (MVPS)?

The Minimum Viable Project Scope (MVPS) is the minimum possible project scope for a meaningful project. The intent of MVPS is not to do everything at once. Instead, break down the overall work into manageable, logical projects that offer business value and minimise...
Do I need an ERP system for my business?

Do I need an ERP system for my business?

Are you thinking to invest in an ERP system? Are you not too sure if you need an ERP system for your business? Let us explore. Holistically, a business with over 30 staff and a $10M turnover should seriously consider implementing ERP. There are other factors for your...