Complex transformation: is Agile the answer?
As our world becomes increasingly interconnected and interdependent, predictability in programmes and projects is becoming less common. Project and Programme managers are turning to the agile paradigm in the belief that they can replicate the successes seen in agile software development, for large scale transformation programmes.
Tunnel vision: going deeper
In part 1 of this 3 part blog, I introduced the challenge of realising benefits on large, very long-term programmes. In such cases, disruptive factors beyond the scope of the programme may often mean that, despite delivering outputs, changes in the environment prevent intended benefits from materialising. I also challenged how well organisations and P3M professionals are equipped to identify and manage such risks.