Archive | Blog

14 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

3 bare essentials

When lots of documents are not an option. Small project? Limited time? If you can’t set up the usual full suite of governance artifacts, then at least stick to these three essentials. The ToR Your Terms of Reference is your contract. What you will do, for who, why, by when and how. Get it agreed. […]

Continue Reading

21 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

different types of reporting

Definition of reporting? Enterprise reporting High level Key Performance Indicators, strategic information, business performance monitoring. Used by management to make longer term decisions.  Report focusses on summary info, not detail.  Examples; monthly/annual performance against plan. Operational reporting Everyday reports and views of data, covering day-to-day activities. Real time, designed to support the  day to day […]

Continue Reading

Tags:

21 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Consultant or Contractor?

When someone asks me what I do, I usually refer to myself a Business Consultant.  And because I work on a freelance / contract basis, I call myself a Contractor too.  I’ve come across people who are quite hung up on which they prefer to be called, but I think it’s what you do that […]

Continue Reading

21 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Business Analyst vs. Project Manager

Whats the difference between a BA and a PM? BA and PM roles can often be quite similar and cross over (particularly Business PMs vs Senior/Lead BA roles).  Both help projects succeed because they help the business define objectives, requirements, resources, critical success factors and benefits.  Both require similar skill sets such as forward thinking, […]

Continue Reading

Tags: , ,