Accelerating Change Programmes

Seeking the approaches that enable faster change in the complex world of health and social care

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Beware the ‘Sea of Green’

How confident are you when you see a ‘sea of green’ on a project or programme progress report? The answer is probably more confident than you should be, the project … Continue reading

01/06/2016 · Leave a comment

The key concepts of successful Sprinting

We all need to speed up change. Generally, change happens far too slowly, resulting in overwhelming pressure to compromise to meet time pressures. I have seen this happen again and … Continue reading

11/08/2015 · 4 Comments

Stop training our Project Managers to be process junkies

In the past I have been guilty of this, I’ve probably sent dozens of individuals to become process junkies, on either PRINCE2 or MSP courses, only to reinforce a way … Continue reading

09/06/2015 · 4 Comments

How to spoil a good Crisis

We often hear the phrase ‘Never waste a good Crisis’,  yet it seems that in health and social care we regularly waste the opportunity a crisis presents. The perception of … Continue reading

04/05/2015 · Leave a comment

Rethinking Critical Path – reorienting gravitational pull

I was recently asked about ‘critical path’, and my heart sank. Why, in a change environment dominated by people, would we think that a technical, linear, engineering technique would help … Continue reading

12/04/2015 · 1 Comment

Planning to Accelerate

I love Gantt charts!! I find them enjoyable and challenging to create and really easy to read. However, it seems that few people share my enjoyment. Over the years, I’ve … Continue reading

06/04/2015 · Leave a comment

What’s it all about?

Successful change in organisations is really difficult. This has been my experience, but you don’t have to take my word for it, there’s shed loads of evidence to support this. … Continue reading

13/03/2015 · Leave a comment