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Category: On Project Management

How spend management solutions can be improved to address business and economic volatility

Summary  Today’s corporate landscape is marked by economic volatility, affecting budgeting, risk management, and operational efficiency. According to Grant Thornton’s 2022 Q1 CFO Survey, 80% of CFOs face increased costs and 50% plan price hikes to combat inflation. Spend optimisation solutions allow firms to navigate volatilities by offering methods to manage expenses, mitigate risks, enhance […]

How does project management excellence foster innovation and creativity?

Summary  97% of organisations consider project management vital for business performance. Achieving project management excellence involves meticulous planning, execution, and adaptability. Creativity and innovation in project management are crucial to achieving this and can be facilitated through brainstorming sessions, diverse team collaboration, and iterative improvements. Techniques for encouraging creativity within project management call for effective […]

How do project management consulting firms promote digital transformation?

Summary  Project management consulting firms play a crucial role in propelling digital transformation through their adeptness in formulating strategies, selecting technology solutions, and allocating resources. Project management firms evaluate a company’s preparedness for digital transformation by appraising an organisation’s preparedness through preliminary evaluations and gap analyses, subsequently constructing personalised roadmaps, and delineating strategic blueprints for […]

How are project management and consulting creating value for business functions?

Summary Project management and consulting create value for business functions by clearly defining goals, optimising resource allocation, and overseeing project execution by coordinating the activities of different groups of people in an organisation. It contributes to accomplishing project objectives within the assigned time frame, costs, and scope. Project management consulting also results in value creation […]

Why training for project management is critical in volatile business conditions?

Summary Companies face constant fluctuations and uncertainties across various aspects of their operations. The factors that contribute to business volatility are market conditions, consumer demand, technological advancements, regulatory policies, and competitive dynamics—presenting significant challenges for businesses to navigate. Investing in training for project management is essential for businesses operating in volatile environments to effectively manage […]

Why a change management consultant is important to market leaders

Summary A change management consultant is responsible for guiding an organisation through the effective implementation of changes, minimisation of disruptions, and maximisation of employee engagement. Their responsibilities include assessing the current state of the organisation, developing change strategies, and maintaining continuous improvement. Therefore, it bodes well for organisations to learn some responsibilities and activities a […]

The mechanisms used to build up supplier relationship management strategies

Summary Supplier relationship management (SRM) is a vital process for objective achievement and business survival. This blog identifies the approaches taken for supplier management and the mechanisms used to improve supplier relationship management strategies. Data has shown that supply chain disruptions normally account for a 62% loss in finances for businesses. Thus, it is important […]

Why contemporary businesses tend to turn towards online project management training

Summary Projects are becoming an organisational staple because of their provision for control, coordination, management, quality enhancement, and time management across the business entity. Project management components derive the best outcomes when effectively balanced and integrated so that it results in project success and objective achievement. In this blog, we identify why online project management […]

How to leverage project management maturity assessments to elevate your project management function

Summary Achieving maturity in project management functions requires an abundant amount of time, resources, and skills. The objectives of project management maturity are to strike a balance between deadlines, quality, and resource availability. The process of project management maturity is a distinctive one. It elevates the scope of project management and scales up the approach […]


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Julie Brand

A part of Kronos Group’s team since 2018, Julie is a leader who has honed her specialisation in business transformation and utilised her expansive financial expertise to power business strategy and add value to what we do. She has amassed experience (Pfizer, Sony, AXA, SMEC, Tradelink) all over the world in strategy, project management, analysis, and supply chain.