Twproject Review [2021]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This is a review of Twproject software used in October 2021. Save your PMO some time and standardize it all in Twproject. The resource workload view is also helpful for the PMO overview of the world.

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2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

2021 is going to be full of both online and offline events for project managers engaged in different areas of business: construction and engineering, IT, healthcare, and many others. Biggest Online Project Management Conferences in 2021. This day will be fully PMO-focused.

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10 PMO Problems and How to Manage Them

Project Risk Coach

I highlight 10 of the 40 PMO problems and provide ways to manage them. 10 PMO Problems and Solutions 1. No project sponsor or project charter for the implementation of the PMO. The PMO doesn’t understand the organization’s culture. Need some help with your PMO?

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7 Key Considerations for Building the Perfect PMO


Does your organization invest in a Project Management Office (PMO)? If you are reading this then you must be considering setting up a PMO or have concluded your approach to project management is not working and you are in the process of analyzing, dismantling and preparing to rebuild it.

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What Does PMO Mean? And Its Role in Project Management?


This is where the Project management office (PMO) enters the scene. Companies, now, rely on PMO to counter the problems encountered during project management. PMO not only adds to the efficiency of a project but also helps enhance the overall productivity of a team. What is PMO?

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AI and the Project Manager

The Lazy Project Manager

Filled with insights and examples from tech providers and project experts, this book is an invaluable resource for PMO leaders, change executives, project managers, programme managers, and portfolio managers. How the Rise of Artificial Intelligence Will Change Your World.

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2021: A Retrospective

Bridge the Gap Consulting

2021 wasn’t a s**t-show like 2020, but still had its unique challenges and opportunities. PMO Leadership. I consulted for three different PMO’s at three different companies. PMO leadership can be challenging, and rewarding.

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The 2021 Project Management Report

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Here are some verbatim responses from people who had not considered leaving the profession: No direction from leadership. I am asked to skip or rush many of the planning steps and go straight to execution due to arbitrary deadlines set by company leadership.

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What is Your PMO’s “Marketing Plan”

Bridge the Gap Consulting

But, out of respect for the PMO manager who asked not to be named or have this published until his retirement in March of 2021, I held off. One of my first PMO managers had an Actuary background. In senior leadership meetings, he was even more quiet.

Blue Ocean Leadership: The Secret to Blue Ocean Strategy Execution

The Strategic Project Manager

One of the ways that Blue Ocean Strategy incorporates execution is through its approach to leadership. Blue Ocean Leadership is pretty simple in concept, and requires commitment and effort with a few basic principles to succeed. The Blue Ocean Approach to Leadership.

Do I Need My PMO Director?

Brad Egeland

Have you ever been in a situation where you were reporting to a PMO director and you wonder what value this person brings to the table? I’m going to state what I think a good PMO director needs to bring to the table. Conclusion So, can I fire my PMO director?

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Project Manager Job Description (with free copy+paste examples!)

Anything that has a start and a finish, resulting in a product, is a project and its life cycle requires the oversight and leadership of a project manager. A project manager either takes a leadership role with an existing project team or creates one. Leadership skills.

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How to Build a Successful PMO

Brad Egeland

Not all organizations have a project management office, or PMO. Overview of PMO concept and duties First, let’s examine the overall concept of the PMO and the duties it is intended to perform. That’s really a bad call unless your organization and PMO is very small.

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Excellent Project Leadership Starts Here

Brad Egeland

​ I am available. 22 years experience. Private and public sector experience. High level security clearance obtainable. Contact me or email me.

Future Trends in Project Management: The Debate

Rebel’s Guide to PM

That’s echoed in the PMI Pulse of the Profession 2021 report. Also, millennial PMs are more driven by equality, so working with millennial teams will require a different type of soft skills, like building EQ and leadership.

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One Year on Terra Firma

The Lazy Project Manager

You don’t do my type of work (project management, PMO leadership at a global level, keynote speaking, consultancy and training) without clocking up some pretty impressive airmiles and flight status. Won the PMO Influencer of the Year award.

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Which PMO Structure Is Best for Your Company?


The structure of your organization’s project management office (PMO) may be the difference between effective and ineffective project management. Your PMO structure must blend in with the organizational culture to ensure project management success. What is a PMO structure?

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The funnel and the pyramid!

Musings on Project Management

In every book written about project management, the PMO is at the apex of a pyramid. leadership pmoSometimes, as in Agile project methodology, the pyramid is flatter than most, but always there is an identifiable top figure. Fair enough. But Robert Gates, former Defense Secretary [and holder of many other government titles] writes that he often felt like the pyramid was inverted and thus took the look of a.

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Project Management Blog Roundup: The Best of 2021


Tuck into some of the best project management blogs of 2021. We’re sharing it here with you in the hopes that you can make 2021 your year to shine. Best Project Management Blogs of 2021 In no specific order, here's blogs with engaging, frequently updated content.

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Good Project Manager vs Bad Project Manager

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Leadership. They run meetings inefficiently, which results in participant frustration and complaints to VPs of PMO. What makes a bad project manager? And how can you be a good project manager?

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The Ultimate Resource Forecasting Guide for Project Managers (2021 Updated)

Resource Guru

At larger institutions, resource forecasting often gets scattered across resource managers and the PMO. They can then give the client or PMO an idea of how much the project might cost. Resource forecasting in project management is much like a super-effective crystal ball.

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Managing Multiple Projects: The Research

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This wasn’t a survey about project portfolio management at the PMO level. Responses ranged from: The numerous enterprise /PMO metrics which are measured on a monthly cycle combined with reporting out to the stock market every 12 weeks.

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What Is an Agile PMO?


What is an Agile PMO? Does my organization need an Agile PMO? Keep reading to discover the benefits of Agile development and the specific set of features and organizational structure an Agile PMO offers that regular PMOs simply don’t. Introducing the Agile PMO.

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What can I do with a degree in project management?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

If that’s you, be on the look out for these kinds of job titles, as you can probably enter project management higher up the ranks: Project manager Senior project manager Program manager Business change manager Organizational change manager Delivery manager PMO manager.

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5 Tips for Working With the IT Helpdesk

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Business leadership for IT projects is a critical skill. Statistics from the 2021 Project Management Report. This takes some planning because your manager or the PMO team might be keen to pull you off that piece of work as soon as the last milestone is hit and onto a new project.

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Understanding RAG in Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Check with your PMO. Your PMO should define exactly what ‘Red’ means and then you can check your project performance against those measures. Green means there are no concerns for senior leadership to worry about and no management intervention is required.

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15 Powerful Enterprise Project Management Software Tools For 2021


Align resources in line with the leadership’s vision. Seems great for managing large-scale PMO over multiple countries and regions. The post 15 Powerful Enterprise Project Management Software Tools For 2021 appeared first on Toggl Blog.

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True North PMO leadership

PM Times

link] True north leadership was described as a fixed point based on one’s values, passions, motivations and satisfaction. As leadership is about growing others, motivating them and making each team member go for one’s best, true north leadership can be very helpful

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The 12 Principles of Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Leadership. Demonstrate leadership behaviors. As a PM, you might not have much influence over processes led by the PMO, but you can certainly input and offer feedback to try to shape how work gets done.

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How to Include Projects on Your Resume/CV

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Use one as an example of your leadership skills, pick another that highlights your ability to resolve conflict and work with tricky stakeholders. My first job applications were a mess.

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3 Project Planning Considerations for the New Year

Liquid Planner Leadership

Looking ahead is an important component of good leadership and project management. If your organization has a project management office (PMO), this work may be led by them. Blog Featured Post Leadership Project Management Time Tracking

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Why Agile Transformation Fails | AgileIndy 2021

Leading Agile

This is Mike Cottmeyer's talk from AgileIndy 2021 on The Executive's Guide to Why Agile Transformation Fails. Announcer] This is Mike Cottmeyer’s talk from AgileIndy, 2021 on “Why Agile Transformation Fails.”

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The PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition – is the cup half full or half empty?

Kiron Bondale

I appreciated the content on motivational theories as well as the appendices which focused on the critical role of the project sponsor and the benefits which a PMO can provide.

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Interesting Project Management Survey Results

Brad Egeland

Poor communication - 40% Poor requirements/planning - 26% Poor project leadership - 15% Lack of senior management support - 11% Untracked issues/risks - 6% Poor governance and/or role definition - 2% 3. 0-10% - 84% 11-25% - 5% 25-50% - 11% 50+% - 0% April 2010 Survey - PMO Effectiveness 1.

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The Diversity of Project Manager Position Types: How to Choose a Job Among Different Titles

Epicflow Blog

Project Director is another name for leadership and supervisory role. PMO Job Titles. PMO Manager is very similar to the traditional project manager role but it’s more theoretically-based. The positions inside PMO are more organizational and require theoretical knowledge.

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Is Your PMO Leadership A Solid “Safety Bar”?

Bridge the Gap Consulting

“Our PMO is like riding a roller coaster where the safety bar meant to keep you from flying out works about 50% of the time…or less.” Fred has worked in the same PMO for five years. In those five years, he’s enjoyed four different PMO Managers! Leadership.

How to become a credible Agile Project Leader

Virtual Project Consulting

With the shift to organisational agility, discover the role of the PMO and how to become a credible Agile Project Leader in an ever changing world. Agile Project Management Leadership Agile agile project leader project management

The PMO’s Guide to Thriving in the Future of Work (Free eBook)


What do PMO teams need to do to succeed in the future of work? The latest Wrike eBook, “The PMO’s Guide to Thriving in the Future of Work,” delivers actionable advice on how PMOs can go fast, be efficient, and meet the needs of the organization. 5 common PMO pain points .

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How Project Management Can Help Fight the “IT and the Business” Paradox

Bridge the Gap Consulting

Whether you’re in an IT PMO, EPMO, or just a project leader sitting in a functional area tasked with leading a more technologically focused project, you can help! For example, one BA in a PMO I managed was embedded with HR and Accounting.

4 Arguments for PMP Certification

Brad Egeland

Don't waste time and effort going the wrong route for your needs and particular training niche an preferences, Certification will strengthen the PMO or PM infrastructure. but mostly bad experiences – then I do believe that PMP certification will strengthen the PMO overall.