Agile project culture at Copenhagen Citizen Service
Developing an agile project culture
Copenhagen Citizen Service handles a portfolio of approximately 40-50 projects each year. Due to the fact that the projects did not necessarily follow the same design principles and were managed autonomously, Copenhagen Citizen Service required a more agile project management setup that would help strengthen project execution.
Leadership in project environments
How do you allocate resources for cross-divisional projects while still meeting your targets in the line? Most line managers recognise this dilemma. To resolve it, you need to make sure that line and project goals are aligned so that the organisation is not competing for the same resources.
Project Portfolio Management
Running too many projects at the same time reduces the overall effect of your strategy. Establishing a strong Portfolio Management Office (PMO) will help you prioritise projects and execute them correctly.
Introduce more freedom and a few strict rules if you wish to increase the efficiency and quality of your development projects. This may sound like a contradiction in terms, but it works.
Project manager of the future
The project manager is responsible for realising the deliverables – and the change manager for creating long-lasting value. These two roles must be linked more closely in future project management tasks in order to realise the benefits of the project.
Short and fat projects will save your bottom line
Kill Complexity is a change journey aiming at eliminating unnecessary complexity from an organisation and/or hindering unnecessary complexity in sneaking into the organisation. Kill Complexity is also about inspiring to having the courage to make trade-offs – and about building intelligent, simple solutions.
How to build a compelling business case
One of the major pitfalls of working with a business case is that it becomes too complex, and it is unclear who owns the effects of the project. Fundamentally, focus has to shift from calculations to conditions for calculations – what assumptions have we made in order to create the basis for decision-making?