The Balanced PMO

The Lazy Project Manager

The same is true of the PMO. A balanced approach will definitely pay dividends and will not only ensure that the PMO is as effective and efficient as possible but will also aid the acceptance of the PMO by the rest of the organisation.

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Would you like to make 2019 a successful year for your projects? I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2019 to make 2019 their most successful year ever? What will you be doing in 2019 to have your most successful year ever?

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Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas

Planview

A healthcare PMO today must have a strong constitution. Healthcare PMO’s should ensure that the organization has the right portfolio mix to accomplish its goals and be able to pivot and re-prioritize as needed. See Cambia’s presentation at the Ignite 2019 conference here.

Our Top 10 Project Trends for 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Here are our 10 project predictions to watch out for in 2019: Disruptive Technologies Will Continue Their Trajectory. As projects continue to span the global market, the discipline of project management will sustain its growth to support these initiatives.

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Ask A PM: How to Convince My Team to Use Time Tracking

LiquidPlanner

Broadly, good change management includes a lot of communication, in various forms and over a sustained period. Dear Elizabeth: I’m trying to implement time tracking with my team. The most difficult aspect is changing people’s perception and getting buy in to do the timesheets.

2019 113

How Much Time is Required For PMP Exam Preparation?

Taskque

Now, in 2019, things have gotten quite tricky. We again asked around for the average preparation time of PMP exam now in 2019 and got quite interesting answers. After 4 months too late to sustain effort and focus.”.

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The 'Top Down' vs 'Bottom Up' Approach to the Program Management Office

Keyedin

Our 20 years of implementing PMO solutions in large organizations has shown us the need for a more practical, pragmatic approach to the PMO that gives companies a better chance for success when new practices are put into place.

PMO 78

The 'Top Down' vs 'Bottom Up' Approach to the Program Management Office

Keyedin

Our 20 years of implementing PMO solutions in large organizations has shown us the need for a more practical, pragmatic approach to the PMO that gives companies a better chance for success when new practices are put into place.

PMO 78

Digital Transformation in a Project-Driven World – Webinar 10th October

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Only 14% of executives said that their digital transformation efforts have sustained performance improvements 1. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

2018 63

Strategy Implementation Needs Great Portfolio Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

How is this sustainable in the long term? This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

6 Key Questions to Answer during the Resource Capacity Planning Process

Keyedin

The goal of your PMO and PPM strategy is to serve the needs of the organization, not the other way around. One of our webinars in this series talked about what you need to do to quantify the business value of your PMO and its lessons are equally important when you are managing resources.

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

MPUG

Is it your PMO, individual project managers, or others? 55% PMO, and 45% individual project managers. Tad: Well good, clearly it is the PMO that is landing much of this, but it’s actually the innovation or strategy groups that start much of this activity. The PMO has a much higher percentage of actual traction, but the chief innovation office is new. Tad: Then specifically as a PMO, we can go back and talk about what’s the success rate of your PMO.

Effective Communications in Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Finally, by building strategic project leaders and project managers who can improve their standing and build sustainable relationships with key stakeholders and business sponsors, the team’s confidence in its own ability to achieve business targets will rise.

2019 65

Five Steps to Rapid Recovery of Failing Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Sustained control is necessary. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog. Project failure can occur for an infinite number of reasons. Sometimes it’s out of your control.

2019 52

5 Key Benefits of Optimizing Your Resource Management Process

Keyedin

The key benefits should include: Increased revenue – Resource Management Solutions will help you easily assess how well utilized your entire resource pool is on a daily, weekly or monthly basis, helping to ensure your most valuable resources are used to maximum effect, and your workload is balanced to avoid sustained periods of time on the bench.

The Business Analyst

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The Key to Successful Change is Making It Sustainable. To achieve sustainable change, you have to get to the point where change becomes the norm. Achieving sustainable change isn’t a one-shot thing. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

6 Key Questions to Answer during the Resource Capacity Planning Process

Keyedin

The goal of your PMO and PPM strategy is to serve the needs of the organization, not the other way around. One of our webinars in this series talked about what you need to do to quantify the business value of your PMO and its lessons are equally important when you are managing resources. Is the project roadmap sustainable? In a recent webinar we explored the many nuances of resource management.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Guess what my tip would be for 2019? It takes much more than attendance on a course to create sustained changes in performance,… Click To Tweet. Joe Pusz is President of The PMO Squad , a project management consulting firm.

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Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

Online PM Courses

The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019. What is a PMO? But, I am sure you want more details, so we asked PMO leader and a leading thinker, Peter Taylor to fill you in. Sustainable success comes, to a large extent, from your project culture.

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