The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019

Arras People

Taking data from the 2019 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report) dataset we were able to construct the table below which shows the take up (or not) of PM certifications in the UK. For more PMO related certificates see here.

2019 266

PMO Health Check 101

Brad Egeland

Do you have a healthy PMO? If you are a project-centric organization, then a project management office (PMO) that is run effectively, efficiently, productively and focused on delivering great projects from great leaders is what it's all about. PMO health is all about.

PMO 116

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4 Ways to Supercharge Your PMO

Brad Egeland

I was reading a survey indicating that almost 90% of organizations now have some form of project management office (PMO). 58% of respondents indicated that they did not feel their PMO was effective. Do we really need a PPM tool to do the PMO right?

PMO 129

Is Joining a PMO the Right Career Move for You?

LiquidPlanner

Project managers wonder where the PMO fits in their career as many project managers are rewarded with more projects and higher complexity and scope—not detours into process, methodology, and compliance. Is joining a PMO a good career move? Will I be stuck if I go into the PMO?

PMO 105

What Is a PMO? PMO Meaning and Examples

Teamweek

In the last decade, more and more corporations have developed a project management office (PMO) to benefit their business. To get started, you’ll want to learn more about PMO examples, how to set one up, and how to train your employees. What Is a PMO? PMO Examples.

PMO 52

10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

Infrastructure & Projects Authority assurance templates. The Infrastructure & Projects Authority (IPA) arranges and manages project assurance reviews for the UK governments’ complex and high risk projects. Note: These sources were reliable and correct as at 28 June 2019.

2019 415

5 Major Benefits of Adopting an Effective Project Portfolio Management and PMO Initiative

Keyedin

In this post we explore the five major types of benefits to be gained by adopting an effective Project Portfolio Management/PMO strategy. Proving the value of the PMO to important stakeholders – in terms that are important to them.

Three Ways to Transform Your PMO Into a Strategic Powerhouse

Keyedin

If the portfolio is stuffed with “catch-up” infrastructure programs and unaligned, scattered “next best ideas” then I knew the writing was on the wall for that company’s lack of effectiveness in the marketplace. Transformed Performance: Let’s face it—when you’re prey to overruns and drastically hobbled by poor resource deployment, your PMO isn’t performing the way it should.

PMO 60

5 Major Benefits of Adopting an Effective Project Portfolio Management and PMO Initiative

Keyedin

In this post we explore the five major types of benefits to be gained by adopting an effective Project Portfolio Management/PMO strategy. Proving the value of the PMO to important stakeholders – in terms that are important to them. Our first bucket of PMO benefits concerns its ability to drive better business decisions. PMO Benefits Bucket two is the ability to avoid or reduce your exposure to risks.

Three Ways to Transform Your PMO Into a Strategic Powerhouse

Keyedin

If the portfolio is stuffed with “catch-up” infrastructure programs and unaligned, scattered “next best ideas” then I knew the writing was on the wall for that company’s lack of effectiveness in the marketplace. Transformed Performance: Let’s face it—when you’re prey to overruns and drastically hobbled by poor resource deployment, your PMO isn’t performing the way it should.

PMO 60

Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

What I've compiled here is what I hope – my time permitting – is the beginning of a series of articles to introduce different software tools and services that help get project leaders and planners and PM infrastructures themselves on the right track and headed in the right direction.

2020 184

5 Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

What I've compiled here is what I hope – my time permitting – is the beginning of a series of articles to introduce different software tools and services that help get project leaders and planners and PM infrastructures themselves on the right track and headed in the right direction.

2020 138

The Ultimate Guide to Project Dependencies and Constraints

Girl's Guide to PM

Example: “We have an upstream dependency on Claire’s project to complete the infrastructure before our project can use it.” Set up a dependency/constraint log using an existing template from your PMO or by designing your own. No project happens in a vacuum.

2019 248

The Hybrid Project Portfolio Management Approach

Brad Egeland

Allocating financial resources to the proper projects is often a painful selection process for the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Operating Officer (COO), General Manager, PMO Director or whoever makes those decisions in your organization. What exactly is hybrid PPM?

2019 152

4 Questions to Ask When You're Asked to Help Set Up a New PMO

Project Smart

Everyone feels your project management infrastructure - albeit new and leanly staffed with a few part-time project managers from various departments - has been successful enough to warrant taking the next big step: the creation of a formal project management office (PMO).

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. June 2-3, London — PMO Conference London is an event focused on portfolio, program, and project offices, suggests you to discover innovative approaches to your work. Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020?

2020 63

Add More Value to Your Projects in 2020

Brad Egeland

Are you looking for new ways in 2020 to push your project management office (PMO) or PM infrastructure over the fence into new service and performance territory? If I had done that (against my PMO director's better ?

2020 111

Start Viewing Your IT Department as a Strategic Partner to the Organization

Planview

Behind all this is the underlying IT infrastructure. The hardware components of the infrastructure are considered hard assets. PMO Vision and Trends

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. June 2-3, London — PMO Conference London is an event focused on portfolio, program, and project offices, suggests you to discover innovative approaches to your work. Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020?

2020 54

Why PMOs Need to Invest in Project Manager Skill and Experience

MavenLink

Not all projects are equal and any project management office (PMO) that assumes so will quickly get into trouble. The Crucial Role of a PMO. Part of a PMO’s role is to look after the “people” involved in a project, including project managers, program managers, and others.

Improving the Repeatability, Efficiency and Quality of Professional Services Delivery

Keyedin

One answer to this problem is to set up a program management office (PMO). The focus of a PMO is to act as a central ‘hub’ for all project related information.

2019 78

Is DevOps Possible Without Agile?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

version control, infrastructure as code, etc.). This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. A few months ago, I was having a coffee with a fellow Agile Coach talking about DevOps when he suddenly says “what is DevOps anyway?”. To which I replied, “You’re right!”.

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Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success

MPUG

” Tad: The central proposition of this talk is despite the best intentions even at board level, many organizations are failing to exploit transformation opportunities because project delivery, where we all know, live, and love, and the infrastructure that support it and the processes are simply not fit for this purpose. Is it your PMO, individual project managers, or others? 55% PMO, and 45% individual project managers. Some of you work in an IT PMO.

The Vision of Your Project

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The master plan sets the vision for how the entire area will look with houses, offices, public spaces, services and infrastructure. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

2019 65

Strategic Risk Management and Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Benefits included security of supply and payment, and increased efficiency through not having to maintain their own infrastructure. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

Risk 56

Improving the Repeatability, Efficiency and Quality of Professional Services Delivery

Keyedin

One answer to this problem is to set up a program management office (PMO). The focus of a PMO is to act as a central ‘hub’ for all project related information. On a day to day basis, the PMO will monitor the performance of projects, track their associated budgets and ensure resourcing requirements can be fulfilled across the business.

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Keeping Top Management Informed - Part 2

Project Smart

In Part 1 of this two-part series, we discussed keeping top management informed of your project's status by considering the PM or PMO infrastructure as well as if and why they would need to be informed.

Real World Absolutes For Business Analysts On Tech Projects

Brad Egeland

It can be a catalyst for cohesion within a PM infrastructure or project management office (PMO). Let me be the first to say that Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is great. ​ It can help you get hired, move up in your profession, and show dedication to your chosen career path. It can give everyone a common language to use.