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The World of Work Today: Embracing Different Types of Work

In my previous blog, The Workberg: Structured and Unstructured Work, I explain the concept of the Workberg to illustrate the different types of work going on in your organization. Above the waterline is where the formal, structured, process-driven…

Why You Need Both PPM and Agile – Part 2

In part one of my two-part blog series, I highlight 3 of the 7 reasons why Agile and PPM are not mutually exclusive. By using both Agile and Project Portfolio Management (PPM), you can make your business more nimble and competitive. With Agile,…

Portfolio and Resource Management at Work: Real-World Use Cases

Today’s organizations are challenged to drive innovation and transformation like never before. Savvy PMOs and IT organizations realize that they must go beyond simply completing projects on time and on budget. They must create and drive…

Prepare to Set Sail in the Choppy Waters of Digital Transformation

First the good news: we’re all in the same boat when it comes to coping with massive digital transformation and disruption. The not-so-great news? This full-steam ahead approach to technology is making waves that require a new management…

7 Reasons Why You Need Both PPM and Agile

For the PMO, the pressure is on to reduce planning time, adapt to market demands and changes, and deliver the best projects within budget. But is management really asking you to morph into a scrum master, or simply embrace an agile framework?…

Realizing the Benefits of Resource Planning

Remember that rocket you were building a couple weeks ago? It was a struggle to get started, since the raw materials were purchased before any proper resource planning. We covered the first 5 of 10 tips for better resource planning so you could…

How to Stay Realistic with Resource Planning

Imagine you’re building a rocket. You are so eager, you purchase the raw materials immediately and begin construction, under the assumption everything else will fall into place and you don’t need resource planning. Then you find out…

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.