Blog2021-11-25T16:13:11+11:00

The Data Payoff

By |June 9, 2022|Categories: Business Operations, Project Management, Project Portfolio Management|

When information is stored across multiple spreadsheets, or even in hard copy on white boards and post-it notes, it’s just too hard to collect and compile all these inputs, let alone make operational decisions from the data. Here are three important insights that can help organisations to understand their project data with the ultimate aim of delivering value.

Empowering organisations and teams to perform

By |April 6, 2022|Categories: Business Operations, Project Management, Project Portfolio Management, Technology|

When projects are at risk from delays and budget blow-outs, the contract should be the constant that brings things back under control. Why, then, is there so much focus on getting the contract right during procurement but limited support following through on milestones, deliverables, and commercial performance measures during execution?

The rise of PPM and ePMO

By |March 7, 2022|Categories: Project Management, Project Portfolio Management, Technology|

Modern project management tools and methodologies have existed for more than a century. But in the last five years we’ve seen a leap forward in the evolution of these capabilities, giving more and more organisations access to solutions for securing better project outcomes. With the growing popularity of Project Management Platforms (PPMs), and the Project Management Offices (PMOs) who support them, we’re now in a golden age for project management technology and practice.

The Hummingbird effect

By |January 24, 2022|Categories: Business, Business Operations, General, Project Management, Project Portfolio Management|

As founders of Hummingbird, the complementary skills and experiences we bring to our business are definitely a core strength. It’s been a rewarding undertaking to develop the team and service offerings Hummingbird clients need. In this article, I detail how our dynamic team and excellent service offers have led to the success of Humminbird Solutions.

The three super powers of project success

By |November 25, 2021|Categories: Business, Business Operations, Project Management|

Projects have faced major disruption from the COVID pandemic. The long-term impact of how organisations have reacted to a rationing of project resources has yet to be seen, but as project budget expiry dates draw closer, how do organisations best determine those worth reviving?

Organised Chaos

By |November 3, 2021|Categories: Business, Business Operations, Everyday Life, Parenting, Project Portfolio Management|

With the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic unfolding each day, at times it feels surreal - as though I’m watching a movie unfold and I’m playing a small role in this movie – I am just unsure what that role is yet?. In this volatile economic environment, as a working parent, I feel extremely lucky to still have a job, yet like other parents, we are struggling to home-school, work from home and maintain our family ethos.