Here’s why we’ll be at The Kings Fund Digital Health and Care Congress 2019

Here’s why we’ll be at The Kings Fund Digital Health and Care Congress 2019

  Verto will be joining leading NHS and social care professionals at The Kings Fund Digital Health and Care Congress 22-23 May 2019 to explore how data and technology can improve the health and wellbeing of patients and the quality and efficiency of services.  Verto’s cloud based work management software brings together real and virtual…

Quality and price – how can we better focus on delivering quality outcomes?

Every project aims to deliver high-quality outcomes at an acceptable price. This is not a new challenge, but recent developments are making it more troublesome than ever in many areas, and in particular when it comes to public services. Across the UK, local councils are having to make better spending decisions in order to cope with constant cuts while trying…

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How to evaluate projects and manage risk

How to evaluate projects and manage risk? Risk management goes hand in hand with project management. How smoothly a project runs will always factor on how well risk is identified, assessed and planned for. It is necessary to manage risk effectively in order to avoid and reduce risks that pose a threat to project completion and success.   Projects are liable…

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How a clear strategy will streamline your project delivery

The word strategy is in wide use in businesses and other organisations. The term is so common that it is easy to assume that everyone knows exactly what it means. In practice, however, many people confuse strategy with planning and sometimes with process. Planning and strategy are not the same concept. In fact, strategy is…

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How to manage communication and collaboration challenges  

Communication and collaboration are highly desirable but often badly defined concepts. In programme and project management, the whole team will generally be aiming to collaborate effectively, but not everyone in the team will define collaboration the same way. For some, collaboration is all about meetings, brainstorming and sharing ideas. For others, it may be about everyone staying firmly in…

5 New Years Resolutions for Project Managers
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5 New Years Resolutions for Project Managers

As we reach the end of 2018, you might be thinking of adding some career focused resolutions on to your personal goals list so here’s our thoughts on 5 key resolutions project managers should be considering to make sure you start the new year in top form. 1. Communicate better Not just with your project…

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Creating a business case for your project

  Creating a business case requires time, thought and effort. In simple terms, a business case provides justification for a specific project or programme. In a budget-conscious, results-oriented world, it is no longer enough to simply deliver what you promised. Now, you also need to be sure that what you propose justifies the investment of…

5 ways to streamline approvals and make contextually informed decisions
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5 ways to streamline approvals and make contextually informed decisions

Few things bring a project to a grinding, if temporary, halt quite as fast as a badly-managed approval process. Streamlining the approval process can keep a project flowing smoothly from one stage to the next. To do this, it is necessary to put systems in place that allow approvers to make fast, contextually informed decisions….

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How to Prioritise Your Tasks

How you prioritise tasks defines the success of any project. Prioritising correctly can make the difference between an easy-to-manage, successful, on-budget project delivered on time and a stressful, failed project delivered late and over budget. But how do you prioritise tasks? And what can trip up you and your team, even if you have the best of intentions? …

Verto Case Study: working with the South West Academic Health Science Network

The South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) is one of 15 AHSNs across England set up to deliver significant change in the way the health and care sector identifies, develops and adopts innovation.  Each AHSN works to improve the health of its local population and generate economic growth in the area. AHSNs have…

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