Almost a year after the pandemic changed everything we consider 'normal', it is time for the Quality Professionals to dive deep into business models, helping organisations and Boards navigate through change and crisis, and overcome the 'due to covid' syndrome.
Everyone has a role to play in restoring life after lockdown. Strategic Arrow share their insights on there points assessment to help businesses and employees understand their readiness.
Representation on a Board does not equate to Accountability. Diversity in Risk Thinking is key for a Board to proactively prepare for risks and drive businesses to success. I share my 3 top takeaways from an online discussion led by well established NEDs.
Here are 5 different activities and icebreakers that could bring some fun to your virtual team meetings.
During such times and the change covid-19 has imposed on all businesses, I believe that Assurance and Governance are the top priorities Quality Professionals must focus on. In this article, I will explain how the CQI competency framework is key to deploy operational success.
Can Quality be brought to the top of the agenda at board levels? If so, what could its impact be? This post shares a successful board and a struggling board. It introduces the United Nations 17 sustainable goals.
2019 was another successful year for the CQI London branch. We have seen few changes in the committee which brought some fresh ideas to the group. Here is a round up of all the events we held.
A fantastic letter and book from the Chartered Quality Institute on its history over a full century.
As a quality professional, how will you be able to deliver the best outcome for your customer in an eco system. Looking into how getting things wrong has a massive knock on effect on people's lives and society as a whole. Des Kelly from Process Management International shares his insights at a Chartered Quality Institute for London members.
The origins of QMS and how it is developing until its current state and how it is progressing into the future. A Great event presented by Thiago Barcelos a chartered quality professional part of the London committee.
There is a historic trend where people mistake a tool for a framework. Knowing how to use a tool does not mean you have a robust framework that drives positive results across your entire project. Lean methodology is one of these mythes.
Things I learn from helping others.. #RashadVolunteers
Do you spend a lot of your day in meetings? Have you left a meeting thinking 'what was that about'? Here are 3 basic factors to help you drive valuable meetings
What does it take for companies to have a quality culture? It is not a slogan, it is an actual set of policies and procedures that require continuous attention to ensure customers are confident in using the service. This article provides an insight on how Quality Management is set up at Workplace Options.
When it comes to getting your teams to deliver in a certain way, do you use your authority or do you use influential techniques? Think carefully before you answer this question. This is not a game on words, this could potentially be a dilemma for managers who are very keen on achieving a result promptly.
Risk Management applied for Brexit in a framework presented by Jonathan Blanchard Smith from SAMI Consulting
2019 is the year that will (hopefully) witness my graduation and attaining my MSc in Applied Project Management. The journey has been truly educational, demanding, frustrating and rewarding all at the same time. Now this is the final part of my degree when I have to work on my dissertation. Over the past summer, I have given it a proper thought on what I would like to work on and I am happy I am settled on my topic with my supervisor's approval.
Have you taken time off to reflect and plan? Here are my 2019 professional resolutions..
A round of all the events that were planned by the CQI London branch volunteers...
Understanding the different team structures is important to have a strategy to motivate your team. But motivation cannot be successful if you do not explore and enhance the team's culture...