Assurance – is it a bureaucratic burden or an effective way to avoid failure? It will largely depend on whether you are in a team being challenged or an executive with personal accountability for the result. Most organisations have a fragmented approach to how integrated assurance is achieved. To have an integrated approach requires multiple […]
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Guiding principles of benefits management
During our work to support organisations deliver benefits driven change, maturity assessments and adopting programme management, we have become aware of a number of underpinning principles that are common amongst organisations that are successful. Here are a few key pointers that we hope will help you along Please click here for the guiding principles of […]
DECC (now BEIS) shares its experience with P3M3® v3.0
Department for Energy and Climate Change shares its experience with P3M3® v3.0 The Department of Energy and Climate Change now BEIS) have been a client of Aspire Europe since 2009, we have been their supplier of choice for the provision of their P3M3® assessments and training services. In this official case study, DECC set’s out […]
How can P3M3® help with your improvement roadmap?
P3M3® (Portfolio, Programme and Project Management Maturity Model) is a credible and proven tool to help us understand our maturity in managing change initiatives, to allow us to better understand what specific improvements in maturity might deliver to us in terms of benefits and strategic advantage, and to allow us to plan our journey to […]
How to become a project delivery high performer
We were undertaking a review of what we had seen and learned over the last year, and one of the main developments was the emergence of organisations achieving P3M3® level 3 and 4 ratings. There have been some interesting discoveries about the characteristics of these organisations, beyond what we had anticipated. Some of the characteristics […]
How do I develop a programme management framework?
No organisation can successfully deliver programmes and projects without an effective framework. Our work on developing the maturity model P3M3® and undertaking assessments of over 100 organisations enabled us to review a wide range of processes, guidance and tools that are used across a range of sectors. We found: Incomplete frameworks with inadequate lifecycles Frameworks […]
Ever wondered how you become a thought leading company?
Anyone can claim to be at the leading edge of the industry or a thought leader, but not many people back themselves and go into print as authors, even fewer get the backing of one of the world’s leading publishing companies such as The TSO. Why not check out some of the books that we […]
P3M3® at the United Nations
We would like to share with you an interesting case study about the use of P3M3® at the United Nations. As an operational arm of the United Nations (UN), the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) helps partners deliver around $1 billion worth of aid and development projects every year. The UNOPS mission is […]
How to achieve Integrated Assurance?
Integrated Assurance is a very popular topic at the moment; however, most organisations have a fragmented approach to how it is achieved. To have an integrated approach requires multiple layers in the organisation to function coherently. This article explains how to achieve this integration. The three tier approach clarifies how the models (and terms) fit […]