Category Archives for Program Management

The Importance of a Plan

To be successful in any complex endeavour a plan is needed. Once the plan is created you then need to adapt and be flexible as obstacles are thrown in your way. If people are passionate about reaching the goal, and with the current trend towards Agile development, it can be tempting to jump into the […]

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What is Program Management?

In this article I want to cover exactly what program management is all about. The PMI defines program management as “A group of related projects managed in a coordinated way to obtain benefits and control not available from managing them individually”. Whilst that definition undoubtedly makes sense, I want to examine why program management exists, […]

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Scenario Planning and Program Management

In its most broad sense scenario planning is a strategic planning tool that can help organizations make adaptive long term plans. This is done based on consideration of the major changes and trends taking place in the world, such as PESTLE trends – political, economic, social, technical, legal, and economic. Predicting the future is difficult, […]

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Program Management Communication Tips

If you’re a program manager then a sizable proportion of your day will be spent thinking about communication. In fact, whether you’re a program manager, project manager, or general manager, you need to regularly think about how you communicate and whether any adjustments can be made to improve your communication. With that, here are eight simple tips you can […]

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