The Business Fundamentals of your project or initiative

May 21, 2020

The ‘Business Unusual’ Test: Find Out How Strategic Your Project or Initiative Really Is

There is a surprising measure of just how strategic your project may be – it is the extent to which a project is ‘business as usual’ or ‘business unusual’. The Business Unusual Test is a measure not just of how strategic a project or initiative is, but how complex and ambitious it is too. It also provides an insight to the requirements of success.
November 18, 2020

Critical Projects: Getting Clarity Regarding Metrics & Results

Ensuring that strategic projects and initiatives deliver as expected isn't easy. It doesn't help that there is often confusion regarding results and how they will be measured. Ending that confusion has to be a priority and here is the tool - called the results chain - that is needed.
December 10, 2020

Project Confidence: Your Strategic Initiative’s ‘Moment of Truth’

Executives close to a project often have a 6th sense when it comes to the success of a strategic initiative. It may be an uneasy feeling or a nagging doubt rather than a systematic analysis of project risks, yet it absolutely needs to be listened to.
December 10, 2020

Strategic Initiatives: A Two Part Equation of Confidence & Ambition

Of all the data to be gathered in assessing strategic initiatives, two pieces most illuminate the performance and potential of a strategic initiative or critical project. […]