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Top 4 Capabilities of Enterprise Planning Software

We first established you can achieve greater business agility through updated plans (see Part 1: Why Companies Want to Improve Plan Accuracy). Then, we confirmed that technology is key into implementing continuous planning (Part 2: Thinking…

Thinking Beyond the Annual Plan

In part one of this three part series, I discuss how Companies want to Improve Plan Accuracy and can do so with continuous planning – summarizing key takeaways from a new study and eBook by Ventana Research. This blog is about the need to think…

Companies Want to Improve Plan Accuracy

If your organization spends months on the annual planning process, it’s likely you are familiar with this scenario: After setting the annual plan, inevitable change happens…new information becomes available… projects are organically…

Five Critical Questions to Ask Your PPM Vendor

Sometimes, knowing the right questions to ask can make all the difference in evaluating new tools. For example, your IT Project Portfolio Management solution may be coming apart at the seams – whether it is cobbled together spreadsheets…

Can We Be That PMO? Deliver What Business Leaders Want and Need

Are you tired of unplanned work constantly taking priority and not being able to effectively plan across everything the business wants and the organization needs to support? Do you wish that you had a portfolio management with investment…

Ready to Be That PMO? Focus on Values and Outcomes

While PMOs have been historically focused on project methodology and compliance with internal processes, it is becoming more evident that the business stakeholders aren’t finding the value in these activities. Business leaders are…

Facing the Challenges of Today’s PMO

In a perfect world, the PMO delivers value and can adapt when necessary. They are engaged with their business partners, participate in planning and prioritization, adjust estimates and pivot to new priorities based on new information. But…

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.