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Project Management and Governance Information

Prince2 - https://www.axelos.com/best-practice-solutions/prince2

PRINCE2 is a de facto standard developed and used extensively by the UK government and is widely recognized and used in the private sector, both in the UK and internationally. It embodies established and proven best practice in project management.

MSP -https://www.axelos.com/best-practice-solutions/msp

Managing Successful Programmes comprises a set of principles and processes for use when managing a programme. It is founded on best practice although it is not prescriptive. It is very flexible and designed to be adapted to meet the needs of local circumstances.

ITIL - https://www.axelos.com/best-practice-solutions/itil

ITIL is the most widely accepted approach to IT service management in the world. ITIL provides a cohesive set of best practice, drawn from the public and private sectors internationally.

COBIT – http://www.isaca.org/cobit

COBIT 5 is the only business framework for the governance and management of enterprise IT.

RUP - http://sce.uhcl.edu/helm/rationalunifiedprocess

The Rational Unified Process (RUP) is an iterative software development process and comprises of various templates.

Agile – http://www.agilealliance.org/

The Agile Alliance is a nonprofit organization with global membership, committed to advancing Agile development principles and practices.

Scrum – http://www.scrumalliance.org

The Scrum Alliance is a non-profit organization offering resources, certifications, training, and support for individuals and organizations in Scrum.

PMI – http://www.pmi.org

PMI is the world’s largest not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession.

APM – http://www.apm-training.com

The Association for Project Management (APM) is the largest independent professional body of its kind in Europe with over 15,000 individual and 400 corporate members worldwide.

Professional Institutions

IET – http://www.theiet.org

The IET is a world leading professional organisation sharing and advancing knowledge to promote science, engineering and technology across the world.

CIM – http://www.cim.co.uk

The Chartered Institute of Marketing. The world’s leading community of marketing professionals.

IOD – http://www.iod.com

The Institute of Directors. The UK’s longest running organisation for professional leaders since 1903.

BCS – http://www.bcs.org/

The Chartered Institute for IT champions the global IT profession and the interests of individuals engaged in that profession for the benefit of all.

Government 

CCS - https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/crown-commercial-service

Centralised commercial and procurement services for Government and the UK public sector.  Was the Office of Government Commerce (OGC).

 

Other

Bletchley Park – http://www.bletchleypark.org.uk

Britain’s best-kept wartime secret. The Enigma code breaking machine and ciphers. The birthplace of the world’s first modern computer, Colossus, and where modern computing and “IT” started! Also home to the mathematician Alan Turing, and Ian Fleming (creator of the spy 007 James Bond!)

Ted Goff Cartoons – http://www.tedgoff.com

More amusing Ted Goff cartoons!

Eazydial.biz – http://www.eazydial.biz and http://www.just2sayhello.biz

Low cost international calls from the U.K.

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