Clarion and PMI UK (Scotland) Embarks on Major Research Project

The PMI UK Regional Committee in Scotland is teaming up with project management specialists, Clarion Consulting to embark on a research exercise into project management practices in Scottish organisations.  With one one-fifth of the world’s GDP being spent on projects this year, our survey aims to uncover the trends and developments in this important discipline.  […]

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On January 18, 2010, posted in: blog, Project, Strategy, Value Management by

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On Time Delivery in Financial Services Sector

Research conducted by Clarion Consulting shows that ‘On Time Delivery’ of projects in the financial  services sector (RED in chart below) is reported at nearly 10% below the standard (14% vs. 23%) when it comes to the upper quadrant of the metric i.e. 76%+ projects completed On Time). This metric taken with an analysis on […]

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On December 15, 2009, posted in: blog, Project, Value Management by

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Improving/extending project management capability was ranked last out of 10 priorities in Clarion’s 2009 research into project management practices in Irish Organisations.

Improving project management capability was listed behind ‘Reducing IT/Enterprise costs’, ‘Managing Change Initiatives’ and ‘Launching new products or services’ – despite the fact that all of these initiatives require a mature project management capability in order to be delivered successfully and to return value to the business. How is project management perceived in your organisation? […]

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On December 8, 2009, posted in: blog, Project, Strategy by

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37% of Irish organisations rate their project management capability as Very Good or Excellent – do you agree?

Results from Clarion’s 2009 research into project management practices in Irish Organisations shows that 37% of organisations rate their own project management capability as Very Good or Excellent. This is down from 44% in 2008! Do you feel this is a correct representation of project management capability in Ireland and/or in your organisation? Additional information […]

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On December 1, 2009, posted in: Strategy by

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Reduced focus on project management jeopardising business transformation

Improving project management capability last in IT priority list 37 percent admit that up to half of all projects delivered late One third rate their project delivery capability as just satisfactory or poor Widespread inconsistencies in project management practices Growth of dedicated project management offices up to 63 percent To mark the occasion of International […]

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On November 17, 2009, posted in: Change, Project, Strategy by

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REDUCED FOCUS ON PROJECT MANAGEMENT JEOPARDISING BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

Survey reveals: ~ improving project management capability last in IT priority list ~ 37 percent admit that up to half of all projects delivered late ~ one third rate their project delivery capability as just satisfactory or poor ~ widespread inconsistencies in project management practices ~ growth of dedicated project management offices up to 63 […]

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On November 17, 2009, posted in: News by

Making the Right Choice: First Time

The decision to invest in a new business or IT system is always a daunting one. Quite apart from the cost of the system itself, there is always significant human resources required to ensure it is implemented in a seamless fashion. Read more.

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On November 14, 2009, posted in: IT Consulting, Library by

Improving Project Selection Processes

Making an informed decision about which projects to spend budget on has always been a challenge for organisations, but when times are tough and resource is scarce, this decision has become even more critical. Read more.

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On September 14, 2009, posted in: Library, Project Management by

Clarion Consulting Over the Moon with Major UK Aerospace Contract

Leading project management and IT consulting specialists, Clarion Consulting today announced its involvement in a STG£800,000 contract with the UK’s Northwest Aerospace Alliance (NWAA).   As part of the Northern Coaching Consortium, Clarion Consulting will provide programme and project management services for the coaching element of the NWAA’s Supply Chain Excellence (ASCE) programme.  Funded by the […]

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On July 7, 2009, posted in: News by

Free lunchtime briefing sessions – book now!

Clarion Consulting recognises that in the current business environment it is easy to develop an internal focus – looking at costs and remaining competitive vs. business growth. While this is critical, we believe that the current environment also offers organisations opportunities to re-engineer their business and put it on a springboard for growth.  To assist, […]

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On May 17, 2009, posted in: News by