Toby Ralph, PMP, Obsideo Technologies Ltd., has been running projects for the last nine years across multiple disciplines. He is currently running a mixed portfolio of commercial projects mainly in software development and marketing. For the last four years Toby has also been working in a project management training environment, involved in running courses across Europe to multinational companies. He has designed and implemented project management training tools and materials for companies such as Pfizer and been involved in PMI aligned course design for MCE and other training organisations. He has a special interest in the principles of running low beaurocracy projects, as demonstrated in the SPM (smaller project management) methodology. He moved into project management from a background in sales and marketing. He is a holder of the Project Management Institute’s prestigious PMP (Project Management Professional) qualification.