Learning Trends

Learning & Development , Organizational Change

​Learning Trends in 2019Each year, we compile a list of the most requested topics and themes based on conversations with our clients throughout the year. In 2019, one common theme among all the trends is about up-skilling teams to take advantage of rapid technological changes that are impacting business and society.  These are the most notable […]

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What is Business Agility and why is it so important right now?

Business Transformation , Consulting , Organizational Change

​What is Business Agility?…and why is it so important right now?The world is changing so rapidly that in many cases companies no longer meet customer requirements for speed, flexibility, responsiveness, and innovation. Companies that undertake a successful Agile Transformation completely change their performance on customer satisfaction, customer loyalty, employee motivation and satisfaction, and along financial […]

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Agile Readiness Assessment

Agile Project Management

Are you ready for Agile? Everyone is talking about agile these days. We have all heard that agile teams (either business teams or technology teams) are consistently delivering more business value, faster, and with higher levels of (end user or customer) satisfaction. Agile teams also get more done with less. It’s a fact that agile […]

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Agile Coaching – Agile Requirements

PM Case Studies

Agile Requirements Phase Our customer, a German Car manufacturer, had made a commitment to run 80% of their internal projects using some form of Agile. The project we were invited to support was a much needed update to their Dealership Management System. These rather complex systems address the needs of the finance, sales, parts, inventory […]

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IT Talent Development

PM Case Studies

Project Management Talent Development Program The head of the IT department at a global pharmaceutical company was looking to improve the project management and IT Consulting skills of his team. The key driver for this need was the gradually increasing size and complexity of IT projects being delivered to internal customers. Soon the project managers […]

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Iraq Reconstruction

PM Case Studies

Since the war in Iraq in 2003, the international community has been working to rebuild the infrastructure of the country. Projects have been started to repair and upgrade Iraqi water and sewage treatment plants, electricity production, hospitals, schools, housing, and transportation systems. While reconstruction efforts have resulted in some successes, problems have occurred with the […]

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Customer Service Improvement

Case Studies

Our customer, a large ICT manufacturer operating in a very competitive region, with extremely quality-sensitive customers, was facing a challenge. Challenge Due to the extremely fast pace of technological change, the demands of the client’s customers and their end users, and the aggressiveness of the competition, this client made the decision to increase the level […]

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Due-Diligence Evaluation

Case Studies

We were invited to train a cross-functional team in Due Diligence Methodology and Skills. Our client was a global telecom service provider with over 1200 employees locally and more than 150,000 employees globally. Challenge The client was preparing to perform a due-diligence evaluation of another company before entering into a performance-based managed services contract. The […]

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Global Project Leadership

PM Case Studies

Developing Global Project Management Skills Our client was a Japan-based global organization with offices around the world. Challenge Most of their project managers had never worked outside of Japan. They had little or no experience managing people from other cultures. HR wanted to develop project leaders with “Global Project Management Skills”. Solution A team of […]

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Stakeholder Management

PM Case Studies

A global electronics manufacturer needs to streamline their project governance. Part of this effort requires Developing Stakeholder Management Skills in their project managers. Client The client is a global electronics manufacturer with over 1500 employees locally and more than 200,000 globally. Challenge The client’s PMO (Project Management Office) is responsible for providing support to the […]

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