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The Cloud Act and what it means for technology strategy

With companies moving more and more data into the cloud, the recently passed Cloud Act has had a material impact on technology strategy. The law change in the US will affect every major Cloud service provider and how they manage the privacy of their customers’ data globally. The Cloud Act or “The Clarification of Overseas […]

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How to start a new role and be effective quickly

Hitting the ground running is essential for anybody wanting to make an impact in a new role – even more so when the client has aggressive targets and a large volume of change to deliver. So how do you do it? In this article we discuss how to start a new role and be effective […]

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Upgrading a global CRM solution

Thinking of deploying a global CRM system upgrade? CCM recently supported one of our clients, to deliver an upgrade of their integrated CRM solution. The upgraded solution integrates with Microsoft Outlook, allowing users immediate access to the CRM system without having to launch a separate application. This has contributed significantly to the overall adoption of […]

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Organisation, communication and hard work: how to manage large IT projects

If you’re managing small IT projects, it might be enough to rely on casual communication and occasional project meetings. But when it comes to designing a management plan for large IT projects, there is an increasing volume of complexity to consider. The key consideration is therefore when is it appropriate to retain an informal management […]

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Driving down costs – Project Managers or Project Management

Every organisation is concerned with cost savings across all aspects of their business, and project portfolios are no exception. This often manifests as pressure on the Portfolio Manager to achieve savings by targeting the portfolio P&L – which puts focus on the cost of the team delivering the programmes and projects with the portfolio. This […]

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Maintaining delivery focus during major reorganisation

CCM have been engaged with a global law firm, who are part-way through significant transformation. For our client to be successful, it has been essential that we have been able to continue to make progress when typically you would expect to hear of delays and increases in cost and potential loss of benefit. So how […]

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Deploying Global Solutions

CCM recently supported one of our clients to deliver a digital dictation solution for use across their global footprint. The new solution allows members of the client organisation to access the application from any of their devices and from any location – even when not connected to the Internet. As well as refreshing the user […]

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The Difference Between Change Management and Change Control

There are two types of Change Management that need to be applied to projects, and both are equally important. One of these manages changes to the scope, cost, or timescales of the project. The other refers to managing the impact the project will cause. Good project and programme management requires that both these types of […]

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Top tips for deploying a global workflow solution

CCM recently supported one of our clients, to deliver a cloud based workflow solution for use across the organisation. The new solution allows users to access the interface from any device and any location. The global deployment of the new application has significantly updated and refreshed a key component of the client’s knowledge system and […]

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Stakeholder Management

CCM ATLAS is CCM’s knowledge bank, providing guidance on all key processes that underpin portfolio, programme, project and PMO management.  Each process is built around industry best practice and supplemented with the experience gained from the many hundreds of projects CCM have delivered over the last few years. Today’s article provides a high level overview […]

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