David Dunning

Co founder, Deepteam

David has been involved in the portfolio, programme and project management profession since 1990.

Starting as an apprentice at Westland Helicopters, he did a Manufacturing degree at Loughborough and started work in the project management industry with Cheltonian International, Scopec, PMP and AMS. He then decided to work freelance with customers such as Balfour Beatty and Sainsbury before forming CPS in 1995. CPS started as a project management, solutions and a recruitment company but expanded to work with a portfolio of Microsoft technology solutions. David had been head of professional services and latterly chair. He has been an APMG Registered Consultant, Certified Management Consultant and has accreditations in Portfolio, Programme, Project Management and P3 Offices.

More recently he founded and leads the Core P3M Data Club (which is a voluntary initiative delivering content into the public domain). It has seeded an example data model based on the Praxis Framework fundamental definitions which have been extended to support a model for Business Integrated Governance (BIG).

David more recently co-founded Deepteam, and works with a team of associates who can engage with an organisation that wishes to improve its "strategy to delivery to objective realisation" chain, offering a radically different approach to engagement.

Presentation synopsis - Chocolate chip on top, or baked through the cake?

Many organisations understand governance, assurance and data independently, but make assumptions ‘these can just happen’. We often just sprinkle these on top of our organisation and assume that ‘good’ runs all through the organisation. We may have good intentions at the ‘top of the shop’ by setting great strategies but are often disappointed when delivery of change doesn’t match the strategic goals, and often find out too late. Poor accountability, poor infrastructure and limited capability to paint a picture anyone finds believable are all symptoms of the problem. So time to change the game... think BIG?

BIG is Business Integrated Governance - Deepteam created the BIG model to transform governance, accountability, assurance and information throughout the organisation, delivering strategic alignment, effectiveness, efficiency, and ROI, all by utilising the existing systems and tools.  David will explain why he developed BIG, how it integrates governance, assurance and an organisation Data model to ensure decisions are made rapidly, by the right people and with confidence and control.    

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