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Is Lean Six Sigma really worth the investment?

By ILX Team | 23 April 2019

What’s your take on Lean Six Sigma? Big fans? Not so much? Or are you unsure who, what, when, where or how it even works? Well, some are of the opinion that it isn’t worth the investment, but we’re here to tell you otherwise… Developed primarily in the manufacturing industry, Lean Six Sigma is a...

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Spark joy in your organisation with a little agile

By ILX Team | 15 April 2019

Agile. Everyone’s implementing agile working techniques and singing its praises; it’s almost as trendy as decluttering your home with Marie Kondo, whose method, KonMari, offers a solution to our over-materialised lives. Agile principles, however, help organisations to gain a competitive edge by bein...

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The Basic Principles and Objectives of Project Management

By ILX Team | 2 April 2019

According to the Association for Project Management (APM), “Project management is the application of processes, methods, knowledge, skills and experience to achieve the project objectives”. Essentially, project management is about planning, organising, securing, managing, leading and controlling a p...

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Change: a force to be reckoned with?

By ILX Team | 18 March 2019

You may remember learning in school about forces – acting all around us, they simultaneously maintain and change the way the world looks and operates. Sadly, we’re not talking about superheroes and villains here, but instead something even more exciting: force field analysis! Developed by Kurt Le...

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What’s the point of ITIL® 4?

By ILX Team | 28 February 2019

If it ‘ain’t broke, don’t fix it, right? You may be wondering why on earth ITIL has been updated – ITIL V3 worked fine so why all the bother? In other words, what’s the point of ITIL 4? In short, as technology evolves and improves, ITIL needs to evolve with it; after all, what’s the point in h...

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Agile vs Waterfall Methodologies

By ILX Team | 21 February 2019

When managing projects, choosing a methodology that is going to work for the project, and the team, is crucial. But where do you start and how do you know which methodology is right for your project? Essentially, a project management methodology is a set of processes that help project managers co...

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What if project management had its own romantic comedy?

By ILX Team | 13 February 2019

Ah, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air and Cupid’s bow is busy working its magic – Harry meets Sally, Julia Roberts takes a stroll through Notting Hill, Kate Hudson has 10 days to lose a guy who’s actually (shock, horror) the love of her life, and no one’s getting any sleep in Seattle… But what...

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