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27 Aug 2020
Projects – should we roll up our sleeves and carry on?

Digital Transformation Post-Covid – What Projects Should Organisations Be Doing Now? What projects are membership organisations going to be doing over the next year as we adjust to the post-Covid paradigm?  So far this year we haven’t seen a significant drop in IT projects.  Those that were initiated before Covid-19 hit have continued, sometimes we’ve

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28 Feb 2020
Procuring New IT – It’s not about buying

Why are so many membership organisations still struggling to procure the right CRM or website at a budget they can afford?  Why are the better IT suppliers in the sector so often frustrated at the process they have to go through in tendering – and often pull out? There are many reasons – and whilst

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18 Aug 2018
Breaking the Code

Embarking on a major digital transformation project with your organisation?  In our experience – it is usually something of a quest.  What didn’t you realise that you wished you had known at the start? What might it be like if you could anticipate those unforeseen challenges?  What is it useful to take with you along

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04 Aug 2016
An Opportunity to Learn more about Managing Projects

Do you understand enough about the fundamentals of how to manage projects successfully in your organisation?  Every organisation, large or small, does projects from time to time and a basic understanding of the management tools and techniques available can help ensure that your projects are successful. On 19th September 2016, Jane Royden will be delivering another

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10 Apr 2016
Associations World Congress 2016

IT Projects – is there a gap between aspiration and outcome? You do the project, but it’s not quite as you thought it would be – scope, costs and timescales have all increased and you still haven’t got the result you thought you’d get. At the same time, you may feel that there was a

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08 Dec 2015
‘Take a look’ at David Hart’s article in APM’s Winter 2015 Project magazine

David Hart discusses Visual Management For our colleagues who are APM members, please ‘Take a look’ at Winter 2015 issue of Project magazine from the APM.  Page 62. E AND H’s David Hart along with Egor Sviridenko from Targetprocess discuss how visual tools can offer a different way of presenting information and enabling control of projects, programmes

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28 Nov 2015
Start with the end in mind – whether it’s a wine cellar or a strategy for Syria

Two very different things this week have reminded me about how important it is to have a clear view of the ultimate objective of any project or initiative and to understand how, whatever it is we are establishing, will be used. The first was reading an article in a wine magazine about establishing your own

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09 Sep 2015
Are the Odds Stacked Against You?

Can you accept the risk of your new initiative being more likely to go wrong than to succeed?  Not everyone does – other industries and sectors take a different approach! Last week I attended one of the regular monthly meetings of Britain’s Energy Coast Business Consortium (BECBC) in Cumbria, of which E AND H is

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09 Jul 2015
Visual Management Webinar

Tuesday 28th July at 16:00 BST.   For all Managers who know there must be a better way….. See the concepts behind visual management, a demo of the Targetprocess visual management solution for non-profit organisations, and ask questions about the system and the benefits. Click here to register your place.  For more information about Visual Management at

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09 Jul 2015
Britain’s Energy Coast

Attended the network meeting of Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster last week.  Diverse range of businesses there from nuclear decommissioning to accountants.  More on BECBC here www.becbusinesscluster.co.uk/ Image by Linda Bussey www.pixlb.co.uk

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