Planning For Success: The Basics Of Good Project Management

Eight practical steps to project success

A failed project can lead to loss of revenue and opportunity; failure to achieve business goals; diversion of resources from other activities; sapping of staff morale and, perhaps, even business failure. So, as projects become more complex and critical to business performance, how do you improve your chances of success?

Follow these eight  simple steps to achieve great results in your projects.

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Don’t Let A Crisis Put You Out Of Business

How To Ensure Business Continuity After A Disaster

When things are going well, or when you’ve no obvious problems, it can be easy to forget the risks your business faces every day.  These can include fire, flood, theft, equipment failure, network failure, human error, computer viruses or industrial action. Preparing a business continuity plan (BCP) can help to ensure ongoing business operation, and even survival, following a disaster.  A BCP serves two main purposes.  Firstly, it helps to prevent a disaster or security failure, or reduces its impact to a tolerable level.  Secondly, it helps you to resume operations after a disaster.  So, if you want to stay in business you should prepare a BCP before a disaster happens.  And that means now!

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