AgilePM approach risks

As part of adopting a approach to delivering your projects there are going to be a new set of risks which your organisation will face which need to be overcome. To support this the Agile Project Management (AgilePM) approach uses their Project Approach Questionnaire (PAQ) to assess the levels of risk throughout the project delivery.…

Scrum Poster

Scrum Framework Poster

Implementing Scrum? Free Scrum Framework poster available to download. You are free to download, print and share this image, however please include a reference to IT-Howzat as the source of the poster. Many lean and agile approaches encourage the use of visualisation to support the delivery of products. In addition to displaying information on your…

Agile training in Sunderland

Agile in Sunderland 

Work in the North East? Looking to learn about running, working on or with Agile Projects? Look no further – Jude is running an accredited Agile Project Management course at Sunderland’s Software City at the end of February.  Not just for those in software, this course provides insight into approaches that work for projects in a range…

Retrospective boat

It’s New Year – time for a Retrospecitve

The 1st of January each year brings a flurry of new years resolutions – which have often fallen by the wayside by the 2nd of January! Rather than picking an unrealistic resolution, I prefer to follow a retrospective style review. At this time of year we tend to apply this thinking to our personal life,…

Agile Business Framework

Agile Business Conference announcement

This week I was lucky enough to attend the Agile Business Conference held in London where an important announcement was made about the DSDM Consortium. Building on their successes over the last 20 years in delivering support for IT projects, the DSDM consortium has expanded their focus to become the Agile Business Consortium. In recent…

Agile PMO Edinburgh

Introduction to an Agile PMO

Watch the video of our Agile PMO session held in Edinburgh in September 2016. Hosted at Standard Life join the PMO and project managers who were present on the day to find out more about what becoming an agile PMO might mean to you.

Maasai camp

Adapting to a changing environment

During a recent trip to Kenya, I encountered a range of environments and situations which highlight how adapting to changing environments can help you survive. One example was Leonard, a Maasai whom I met, whilst staying the night at his bushcamp near Selengei, in the Kajiado county which is a very rural part of southern…

ITS UK July 2016 cover

ITS-UK Review article

Are you looking for a new way to help you remember the behaviours you’d like to see from your staff? Our article, “Crocodiles, Agile & ITS” introduces you why you need to become more of a crocodile to survive. The article was published in the July edition of the ITS UK Review magazine, and can…

Team Facilitation

Workshops in action

Workshops are a great way to get different groups together to discuss and agree a way forward for a particular objective. One such workshop that I recently attended as a Project Consultant was a Big Team Retrospective . Find out how we used Ketso to support the workshop.