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Managing the Craziness of Change with Portfolio Management

For most organizations, growing revenue and managing operational spend are top priorities. With digital disruption occurring in everything from banking, shopping, to healthcare, today’s organizations must focus on new customer-oriented…

Congress Passes PMIAA

Did you know that Project Management has a long history, going back to the Great Pyramid of Giza? This great structure was completed in 2570 BC, but not without some serious organization. In fact, records show that each face of the pyramid had…

The Holiday Hangover

This time of year, it seems everywhere I turn all I see is red and green. And I’m not just talking about holly and garland, but project status reports. Unfortunately for me, it’s more red than green this time of year. While we rely on red and…

Is Your PMO Naughty or Nice?

With Christmas around the corner, you must be wondering if you are on Santa’s nice list or whether you will be receiving coal under the Christmas tree this year. Your project management office (PMO) is no different. Many project managers…

Portfolio Management – Linking Strategy with Execution

In our current intensely competitive environment, organizations confront the inevitable choice of achieving and thriving versus declining and even dying. One result of this competition is the tremendous increase in the amount of good…

Be the PMO that Drives Continuous Planning

Nobody said transforming the role of the PMO would be easy. You’re not only tasked with delivering programs and projects on time and within budget but also promised value with limited capacity.  Worse, the PMO sits between annual planning…

7 Characteristics of Capacity-Centered Organizations

What would it mean to your company’s innovation speed if you could shift your decision timelines from months/weeks to days? Or if you could speed time-to-market with better ability to see and optimize resources? What if you could be confident…

Meetings Killing Your Black Friday Vibe?

This is the time of year for giving thanks and passing the turkey around family and friends. Others see this time of year as a chance to get a head start on holiday shopping and scoring deals for the gear they’ve been eyeing all year. While many…

Thanksgiving Project Prioritization Playbook

Thanksgiving is about more than just football and turkey, but since that is what’s top of mind this time of year let’s keep that in mind as you prioritize your projects for next year. Prioritization of projects is an essential part…

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.