Monthly Archives: August 2013

Lessons from Big Science

CERNLargeHadronColliderA comment piece in a recent edition of the economist looked at lessons that the rest of the world can take from the collaborative projects in Big Science. Big Science is things like the Large Hadron Collider at CERN at which the existence of the famous Higgs Particle was demonstrated to world wide interest.

The Economist author took away two interesting lessons from this article:

  • Postpone decisions until the latest possible time.
  • Challenge all assumptions and assertions — the only limitation is that imposed by fundamental physics.

These have a powerful message for the way we do change.
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Demonstrating value for a PMO

shutterstock_121409479How can a PMO use qualifications to demonstrate added value?

A major problem that every Portfolio, Programme, or Project Office (PMO) has is demonstrating added value that justifies its existence. This note explores the role that professional qualifications can have in addressing this issue.

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