David.Cotgreave

Contributor

David Cotgreave MBA, BSc (hons), PRINCE II, is Professional Services Director at Stoneseed, with over 20 years’ experience in IT Consulting. David has worked with organisations such as BT Engage IT and KPMG, before founding Stoneseed in 2009 and has gained considerable business experience whilst working with a wide range of organisations across the UK and Europe carrying out a range of strategy, review and implementation projects.

David is currently responsible for leading the Programme and Project Management Services offered by Stoneseed.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of David Cotgreave and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Articles by David.Cotgreave

Is psychometric testing perfect for IT?
Straight Talk on Project Management

Is psychometric testing perfect for IT?

Is psychometric assessment the future of effective IT recruitment? How will it impact IT project management performance?
May 11, 2017
Are you the manager of projects or peace?
Straight Talk on Project Management

Are you the manager of projects or peace?

Do you spend all your time handling internal politics and conflict? Here’s how to avoid it.
February 9, 2017
What does the P in your PMO stand for?
Straight Talk on Project Management

What does the P in your PMO stand for?

The importance of strong leadership to IT project success at your project management office (PMO).
October 18, 2016
Straight Talk on Project Management

Business culture or business case?

If your project had to be aligned with just one, which would you pick? We discuss the merits of both business culture and business case.
June 9, 2016
Straight Talk on Project Management

Make yourself a better project manager

No gurus, no textbooks – how, with a little reflection, you could make yourself a better Project Manager
March 7, 2016
Straight Talk on Project Management

Making a meal out of project management

Project management lessons can be found in the strangest places. Lessons in communication, transparency, planning, control, task management, process, negotiation, leadership and much more can all be learned from one bad meal out.
February 9, 2016
Straight Talk on Project Management

The Project Manager roadmap for 2016

Collaboration, persistence and listening to your end-users will be the key to success in 2016.
January 14, 2016
Straight Talk on Project Management

Why you should outsource your IT Project Management

There are plenty of reasons to outsource the PM function. But first, let's re-examine the outsourcing conundrum and take a fresh look at Project Management as a Service – the new kid on the block.
August 4, 2015
Straight Talk on Project Management

Nine benefits of outsourcing IT project management

Do you know what good service looks like? Does your team? There are more than a few benefits of hiring IT project management as a service (PMaaS).
July 1, 2015