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Michelle Symonds

Michelle Symonds 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.

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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Creating a Self-Organising Team

self organising team

All business analysts should be aware of the modern management philosophy regarding self-organising teams. This is where individuals are empowered to influence the decision-making process on a project and have the authority to change their workload as required. The reason this approach has become popular (not to mention effective) is …

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