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There is nothing more important than culture

I have had a good run on my blog recently.  I don’t know why.  I just try to do my thing. May this year is already as good as last year in terms of numbers of reads but I mustn’t … Continue reading

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Technology direction statement

The ICT strategy is always a difficult document to write.  Getting the balance between the strategic, which it is supposed to be, and the tactical, which is what people want to see is a challenge.  I am not sure if … Continue reading

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Unfolding plans 189 – Scrum down

It looks like I’m going to get to use scrum.  We’re going agile with our project methodology.  Goodbye PRINCE2, farewell Managing Successful Programmes and hello modernity.  Well, not quite but at least it’s a start. Project management is a bit … Continue reading

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Yes Minister

I have had many novel experiences in my time at Durham County Council but I’ve never met a Minister of State. Well, not knowingly.   I’ve met many politicians, MPs, MEPs and even a Lord.  I bought him a drink or … Continue reading

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