Accelerating Change Programmes

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

Tag Archives: project management

Healthcare needs more Scrum Masters

Scrum Masters are a role born out of a need to cope with complexity, thus the role  matches the capabilities that many in healthcare describe and then assign to the  … Continue reading

20/07/2017 · Leave a comment

Why Risk It

I find it ironic that traditional project management methodologies add risk to projects, especially when the methodologies spend so much time explaining how to manage risk. The traditional project management … Continue reading

24/04/2017 · Leave a comment

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

How to Accelerate Change In The Complex World of Health and Social Care

The NHS has made enormous progress in the quality of care since it’s creation in 1948, average life expectancy has risen by around 15 years during this period, and many … Continue reading

08/03/2016 · Leave a comment

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

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

Enable frontline staff to accelerate your change programmes

From my perspective, I only change when I really want to. Why do I still munch on too many cakes? Because my enjoyment of cakes is stronger than my desire … Continue reading

15/03/2015 · 3 Comments

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