Blogs and articles on IT Project Management and Business analysis

ISO and British Standards

BS 10008 is the British Standard on Evidential weight and legal admissibility of electronically stored information (ESI). 

Find out what it is, who it’s for and how to go about implementing it.

Reading time: 13 minutes​

An ISMS is an Information Security Management System.

Find out what it is and how it relates to the international standard ISO 27001 on Information Security Techniques.

Reading time: 13 minutes

How to Implement ISMS ISO 27001

Find out how to implement an ISMS with ISO 27001. 12 steps to get you to certification as soon as possible.

Reading time: 7 minutes

What are the ISO 27001 benefits

Find out the key benefits of achieving ISO 27001 certification and how these benefits can translate to success for your business.
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What is ISO 27001?

Find out what the ISO 27001 standard is and the information security policies and procedures organisations build to become compliant
Reading time: 7 minutes

Who needs ISO 27001

Find out from an accredited consultant exactly who needs ISO 27001, its benefits and the industries the standard best applies to.

Case Studies

Learn about how Digital Octopii helped Keeley Packaging certify for ISO 9001 and prepare all the required documentation and evidence in just a week


Learn about how Digital Octopii helped tech start up, Kulpa, certify for ISO 27001 and BS 10008 in just 5 weeks using their tried and tested framework.


IT Project management

How do you manage a successful IT project?

If you’re not sure where to get started or you’re currently implementing new software/applications and want to ensure you’re doing everything by the project management book, this article is for you.

Reading time: 13 minutes

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IT Project Management Guides

IT projects and HR Implications

Don’t fall foul of employment laws when making changes to the way people work: 3 must read HR implications for IT project managers.
Reading time: 4 minutes

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IT Project Management Guides

IT project processes

This article covers the core project processes and techniques for robust IT project management.

Reading time: 8 minutes

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IT Project Management Guides

Software project healthcheck tool

Find out why your software project is on bumpy ground. Our project healthcheck tool will help you understand where the issues are and how to address them.

Completion time: 5-10 minutes

Business analysis

Any IT project is fundamentally to do with change, and it always entails two basic things: finding out what is needed; and developing a solution that delivers it.

If you’re not sure what a business analyst does, what tools & techniques they use and why you would need one, this article is for you.

Reading time: 7 minutes​

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Business analysis

Project managers and business analysts

Find out what the difference is between a project manager and a business analyst and why you need both to make your IT project a success.
Reading time: 7 minutes

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