The Stakeholder Management Survey Results Are In!

Girl's Guide to PM

Thanks again to everyone who took my stakeholder management survey at the end of last year. The respondents to the survey stated that they do it because: It helps secure project resources (71%). Nothing like a bit of honesty in an anonymous survey!

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PMXPO - Survey Says!

Keyedin

We thought it would be interesting to survey the event attendees with these three questions: What’s the biggest challenge you face today with your projects? What’s the size of your project management office (PMO)? The results are in and… Survey Says!

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PMXPO - Survey Says!

Keyedin

We thought it would be interesting to survey the event attendees with these three questions: What’s the biggest challenge you face today with your projects? What’s the size of your project management office (PMO)? The results are in and… Survey Says!

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Survey - How Certified is Your PMO and How Effective is the PMO Leadership?

Brad Egeland

Let's have a little fun and do a new survey. 1) How certified is your PMO or PM infrastructure? 2) Who's leading your PMO and how effective is that leadership and the PMO in general? How Certified and is Your PMO or PM Infrastructure and How Effective is the Leadership?

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Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

The Lazy Project Manager

As has been already discussed the reality out there in ‘PMO land’ is that there is not a plethora of wise and experienced PMO managers, directors, leaders, heads, etc., The risk to not doing so is to, at the very least, slow the return on investment of the new PMO down.

The International PMO standard from AIPMO

Henny Portman

AIPMO is developing the first ‘leading’ international PMO standard based on a combination of research findings and expert knowledge. P3O or IPMA PMO certifications are not comparable to AIPMO’s core certifications in terms of approach, content and outcome. PMO Services and Capabilities.

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Is Your PMO a Healthy PMO?

MavenLink

So here you are, leading a successful project management office (PMO) and all is well with the world. As a starting point, why not just re-validate the current support for your PMO and also re-validate the business need? As is taking your PMO “pulse.”.

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The Need for an Innovative PMO

MPUG

Traditionally, the department managing the flow of projects, including innovation initiatives, is the Project or Portfolio Management Office (the PMO). According to the Project Management Institute, 71% of companies have a PMO, a steady rise over the past ten years.

5 Ingredients for PMO Success

Brad Egeland

Often times at the heart of a successful project management practice is a project management office, or PMO, that has been structured to create a path of success for company projects and the project managers who lead them. From my experience, there are five key ingredients to a successful PMO.

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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). That was an increase of 40 percentage points from a similar survey in 2000. 58% of respondents indicated that they did not feel their PMO was effective.

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Why PMOs Fail: 5 Shocking PMO Statistics

Keyedin

As you can see from the quotes below, there is much to be concerned about as you set up your PMO and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) strategy. Since 2008, the correlated PMO implementation failure rate is over 50% (Gartner Project Manager 2014).

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How to Achieve Results Through Implementing PMO?

Project-Management.pm

However, the survey shows that not all government agencies are living up to their expectations being set on them; some are behind on schedule when it comes to projects and has a hard time to even achieve their objectives because of that. Implementing PMO is the key to combat such issue. With this, PMO will take over various components of the agency such as strategy , quality of the products, and enhancement of resource management. Implementing PMO Step#1: Evaluation .

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How to Improve PMO Resource Planning

Keyedin

A step by step guide to prioritizing your people PMO resource planning is an ever growing concern for any project management office (PMO) leader. Latest RMI research confirms the lack of soft skills tracking in the 2019 Skills Tracking and Management Survey.

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Where Should the PMO Fit in the Organization?

Brad Egeland

I realize not everyone and every organization needs a project management office (PMO). Some project management infrastructures just aren't at the maturity level to really make use of a PMO. this a necessary question for those that do need a PMO? Usually this is a PMO director.

2020 114

Why PMOs Fail: 5 Shocking PMO Statistics

Keyedin

As you can see from the quotes below, there is much to be concerned about as you set up your PMO and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) strategy. Since 2008, the correlated PMO implementation failure rate is over 50% (Gartner Project Manager 2014). Only 40% of projects met schedule, budget and quality goals (IBM Change Management Survey of 1500 execs). This misalignment has serious consequences for both the PMO and the business.

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Five Fixes for a Struggling PMO by Brad Egeland

MindGenius

A few years back I conducted a survey of my readers – mainly project managers and PMO directors and CIOs, etc… and I asked them some questions about their organization’s project management infrastructure. When the PMO is sinking, try replacing the PMO Director.

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Five Highlights of the 2020 PMI Job Report

Arras People

PMO Flashmob – the networking and learning group – has spent the last year trying to understand the impacts of AI on projects – specifically the management of projects. There’s a figure in the report based on PMI’s Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey 2019 , which turns heads.

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Where Do Resource Managers (RMs) and Their Employers Agree? Three Need-to-Knows for Your PMO

Keyedin

New survey clearly shows that RM leaders are both well-respected and in short supply. As I read the RMI Survey Results, I felt a distinct sense of dj vu. RMs are in the midst of that challenge now and our survey brings these issues back in the limelight.

2020 Project Management Benchmarking – How Much Am I Worth?

Arras People

This year Arras People are running their 15th consecutive survey to help both practitioners and hirers understand “How Much am I worth?”

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3 Ways Your PMO Can Drive Business Transformation

Keyedin

In our most recent webinar, Realign Your Vision—3 Ways the PMO Can Drive a Successful Business Transformation , Peter goes into detail. I totally recommend listening in on the whole webinar-especially because attendees (over 300 of them, all PMs or PMO leaders) ask some laser-sharp questions. The PMO can drive business transformation because much of it is agile, responding to digital dynamics among customers and in the marketplace.

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Where Do Resource Managers (RMs) and Their Employers Agree? Three Need-to-Knows for Your PMO

Keyedin

New survey clearly shows that RM leaders are both well-respected and in short supply. As I read the RMI Survey Results, I felt a distinct sense of dj vu. A main challenge was finding people who could be strategic enablers, institute new PMO processes, and drive adoption of new technology. RMs are in the midst of that challenge now and our survey brings these issues back in the limelight.

3 Arguments for a Project Management Office (PMO)?

Brad Egeland

​ That said, not every organization with a strong project focus needs or has a project management office (PMO). In a survey reported by PM Solutions, in 2000 only 47% of companies had a PMO.

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Give me ‘C’

The Lazy Project Manager

Sadly I have yet to see a future ‘C’ work their way through the project arena, the PMO, the project management practise. In the long run it will only benefit the PMO, your projects, you yourself and, of course, the organization.

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Challenging the C-Level Executives

The Lazy Project Manager

It said, ‘Leadership support is the most important factor in successful strategy execution, yet a substantial number of survey respondents indicate that the C-suite is insufficiently involved’. Step 2: Building the best PMO.

Shifting from Projects to a Product-Centric Approach

Planview

In my last blog, “ Agile Transformation: The PMO’s New Paradigm ” we covered the significance of embracing different types of work and the role that continuous planning plays in becoming an Agile PMO—but that’s only the beginning. Project schedules can no longer be the PMO’s core focus.

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Are we marketing the right metrics?

Kiron Bondale

Defect reporting and customer satisfaction surveys provide opportunities to identify whether there is an unhealthy focus on delivering faster, but these are lagging indicators. Recently, I’ve been experiencing frequent brief loss of Internet connectivity issues at home.

2018 156

Success in Disruptive Times: PMI’s 2018 Pulse of the Profession

Online PM Courses

The PMI’s Annual Project Management Survey: The Pulse of the Profession. Our regular readers will know that, for the last two years, we have extracted the marrow from the bones of the PMI’s Pulse of the Profession survey. Each survey asks a new set of questions, which keep it current.

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Executive Project Ownership

The Lazy Project Manager

You can access the survey here https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Executive_Project_Ownership. ‘The Lazy Project Manager’ – author, speaker and head of a global PMO. project management apm executive ipma lazy project manager management Manager monkey peter taylor PMI pmp project sponsorship survey

Advantages of Work and Resource Management Applications

Planview

Thirty-two percent of organizations surveyed by Ventana Research admitted to using spreadsheets alone for project planning; yet, 40% of those organizations also admitted that spreadsheets made it difficult to manage the project planning process. PMO Work Collaboration

2018 118

Project Management Statistics: 45 Stats You Can't Ignore

Workamajig

68% - more than 2/3rd - of organizations in PMI's annual survey said that they used outsourced or contract project managers in 2018. ( As per Wellingtone's survey, only 22% of organizations use a PM software. Project Management Office (PMO) Statistics.

2019 136

Types of Planning Crucial to Delivering on Strategy

Planview

An IDG Research Services survey found that 85 percent of CIOs and IT leaders deviate from their approved annual plans several times a year to meet new internal and external business requests. Lean and Agile PMO Product Innovation

Pass Your Competition… Fast

Planview

References: *Gartner 2016 CEO and Senior Business Executive Survey Shows that Half of CEOs Expect their Industries to be Substantially or Unrecognizably Transformed by Digital. 2016 CEO Survey: The Year of Digital Tenacity. The world is changing.

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Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year

Girl's Guide to PM

The APM Salary and Market Survey 2017 (pdf) says that 53% of project professionals expect to have to take on new skills and training in the next 5 years. The PMO Lifecycle. Audience: People involved in building, running of shutting down a PMO.

PMXPO – The Virtual Event Before Virtual Events Were Cool

Keyedin

Every year we like to survey those that come across our booth to gauge the current trends and obstacles project management folks are facing in their organizations. Here are our finding and thoughts around market implications based on this survey of information.

2020 78

Free Professional Development in London in October

Arras People

Arras People aren’t there this time – but pop over to PMO Flashmob’s stand and say hello to me if you’re there. But if I could, these are the ones I’d pick over the two days: The CEO Survey – the view from above.

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Control partners should have skin in the game!

Kiron Bondale

For example, in some companies, project management standards are set by a centralized department such as a PMO. While some delivery roles such as program or project managers might report in to the same PMO, there are staff whose sole focus will be to define and maintain standards.

What do Most Project Managers Have in Common?

Keyedin

In an effort to get a better understanding of what plagues our project management counterparts, we conducted a short survey when we had them all together in a [virtual] room. We put together a short four question survey and distributed it at the two largest virtual events for Project Managers - PMXPO and the Organizational Agility Event hosted by the Project Management Institute. In total, we survey about 1,500 project leaders and this is what we found out.

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What do Most Project Managers Have in Common?

Keyedin

In an effort to get a better understanding of what plagues our project management counterparts, we conducted a short survey when we had them all together in a [virtual] room. We put together a short four question survey and distributed it at the two largest virtual events for Project Managers - PMXPO and the Organizational Agility Event hosted by the Project Management Institute. In total, we survey about 1,500 project leaders and this is what we found out.

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Five Tips for Improving Your Project Office

Brad Egeland

A few years ago I conducted a survey of project managers and PM team member – basically whoever would respond. Replace the PMO Director. When the PMO is sinking, try replacing the PMO Director. Just like the PMO Director needs to go, so do some project managers.

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How Savvy PMOs Drive Actionable Insights with Portfolio Dashboards

Planview

Does your PMO generate portfolio dashboards for stakeholders and executives? Does it help your PMO be seen as a value driver? In a 2019 Deloitte survey of 1,000 U.S. The Savvy PMO builds upon project-level reports to create progressively more sophisticated, portfolio dashboards.

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