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M Symonds

The author is a freelance consultant specialising in digital marketing. She has many years experience in IT and IT Project Management in the oil industry and investment banking on complex global projects and managing outsourced project teams.

Business trends to look out for in 2018

business trends 2018

As we get closer to the end of another year, it’s time to start thinking about how we are going to better our business throughout 2018. After all, with every year that passes by, there are new trends and technologies that emerge. With that in mind, read on to discover …

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The problem with remote project teams

managing remote project teams

It is more common than ever before that project managers now have to manage remote project teams. These teams might be in a different business location in the same country or, equally likely, in a different country and time zone altogether.   Companies of all sizes now regularly outsource work …

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Project management myths

project management myths

We all love browsing for answers to our questions on the internet and often our first reaction to something we need information on is to “Google it!”. And there are plenty of great resources online – even the once derided Wikipedia is now a respected source of information. But sadly …

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Small Businesses Need Project Management

project management for small businesses

Often when we are writing, reading or talking about project management there is the tendency to assume it is all about major corporations managing multi-million pound projects. But project management is not just for large companies; project management is just as crucial for small businesses, and if a project-centric approach …

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