The next meeting of the SER Advisory Board is tomorrow, 6 October 2016. This week’s Agenda and the Minutes from our previous meeting of 15 September 2016 are available for review by SER-related staff via the menu option Papers > Advisory Board
There is often a misunderstanding, and hence a mixed and overlapping use of terms, when it comes to programme management. Sometimes a programme is called a project. Sometimes a project is called a programme. In addition, sometimes project portfolio and programme are mistakenly used interchangeably.
“I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work” – Thomas Edison
According to legend, Thomas Edison made thousands of prototypes of the incandescent light bulb before he finally got it right. And, since the prolific inventor was awarded more than 1,000 patents, it’s easy to imagine him failing on a daily basis in his lab at Menlo Park.
In spite of struggling with “failure” throughout his… [continue reading at Mind Tools]