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Acquire. Expand. Consolidate. This is a familiar drumbeat for many global brands. How do organizations rise above to the complexity and develop and manage project and product portfolios that not only advance growth but support the business…
In 2013, American Airlines merged with US Airways creating a “new” American,, the world’s largest airline. This new airline had 120,000 employees and was facing a big overlap in technology, programs, and processes. In a recent webcast,…
I’m excited to share how one of our customers, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), is using Planview Enterprise to support their project and program management processes. According to a recent article by Nancy Humphrey at VUMC…
The PMO’s job driving project selection and making smart resource allocations just got a little easier. We recently updated the eBook, The Top 7 Reports for IT PMOs, that provides a look at key reports you need to inform stakeholders consistently,…

Extend Your KPIs for Smarter Decisions

So, we’ve already talked about strategies for improving and strengthening your strategic portfolio management. And we’ve covered the importance of making tradeoff decisions when it comes to new initiatives. Clearly, creating what-if…

Making the Right Tradeoff Decisions

In a previous post, we discussed making better strategic decisions by using holistic planning. Simply put: portfolio planning should always start by thinking first about your desired outcomes This means that any decision to take on any new…

Make the Right Strategic Decisions on Your Project Portfolio

If your organization has been busy managing a portfolio of projects, you should already be aware that the traditional annual planning cycle hinders adaptability of effectively managing the portfolio in today’s continually changing…

Stop Working on Projects That Are Not Priority

Projects still remain the vehicle for executing on strategy.  Even if the current pressures facing executives around strategy are ignored, and assuming strategy remains unchanged, project failure rates will continue to remain alarmingly…

PMO

The PMO is under constant pressure. From maintaining standards for project management practices to planning and delivering projects – the PMO needs to be in constant sync with strategy and business outcomes. This PMO blog category provides numerous recommendations from experts to encourage top down and bottom up planning, improve processes, promote stakeholder satisfaction, and ultimately eliminate silos to advance the PMO function. Get expert advice on the pros and cons of adopting a continuous planning model. Experts will also share real-world advice on choosing your next Project Portfolio Management tool and how to #BeThatPMO your business needs.