We believe that the most important part of solving a problem is to understand it correctly. Applying tools to poorly understood problems usually leads to further problems without resolving the original one. Although we are familiar with a wide range of tools and methodologies and happy to make recommendations and assist with implementation, we prefer to spend time defining the situation first.
Expert analysis, advice and recommendations throughout the lifecycle of projects to ensure that business benefits are fully realised. Management strategies for the development and implementation of project-based management.
Project Plan development
Scoping, budgeting and schedule management. Tender management, vendor selection and integration of multiple suppliers. Assessment and monitoring or project risk. Project communication planning and management. Project quality planning and assurance. Resource identification, allocation and management.
Business Case development
Analysis of project viability, cost-benefit analysis and independent validation of planning assumptions. Development of the business case for executive approval. Establishment of a project baseline for performance racking and monitoring.
Independent project assessment
Preparation of regular project status reporting. Performance analysis and recommendations for improvement. Project recovery planning. Post implementation review and reporting. Lessons learned reporting and analysis.
Earned Value analysis
Implementation of Earned Value strategies to monitor project progress to plan. Management and control of project sub-contractors.
From a complete solution where we take charge of your project and deliver results as agreed on a project plan, to specific tasks such as tracking cost and schedule, tendering and procurement, project communications, status reporting or risk analysis.
Management of complex projects
Planning and execution of ICT projects involving client and external resources. Provision of specialised functions such as industrial relations, change and communications, and technical expertise in core technologies
Management and coordination of related projects to achieve a common objective. Coordination of project managers and consolidated reporting
Build and management of a portfolio or projects according to specified cost and benefit criteria. Review and recommendation for approval and integration of projects. prioritisation of delivery and resource optimisation.
PMO design and implementation
Analysis of requirements and design of specialised PMO functions to support the business operating model. Role definition and process design. Documentation and implementation of templates, methods and procedures. Staff selection, training and evaluation.Initial operation and skills transfer.
Development of an operational model to meet strategic requirements. Definition of structure and roles. Job description profiling. Selection and recruitment of positions. Skills assessment and development.
Project structure design. Resource selection and recruitment. Analysis of skill requirements and allocation optimisation. Training and development in core project management and risk management disciplines. Stakeholder development and management.
Skills gap analysis
Analysis of job requirements and staff capabilities. Recommendations for resource allocation optimisation and staff development.
Project management workshops to cater for general knowledge and specific needs. Standard group classes and one-on-one coaching. Risk management training for projects and organisations.
Project team workshops dealing with specific requirements such as scope definition and business case development, risk identification and treatment, project tracking and monitoring, and communication and consultation. Advanced project management methodologies and tools.