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Three Ways to Mature Your New Product Development Process

For many organizations, making data-driven decisions on picking winning products and improving time to market is not easy. When it comes to prioritizing the right new product development (NPD) projects, organizations reach a point where…

Improving PPM Using Objectives and Key Results

Many organizations use Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure performance and milestones toward their goals. For today’s customer-centric organizations, it is critical to align metrics that show the impact of programs designed…

The Art of Evaluating PPM Software

Whether you’re a professional or “accidental” Project Manager, the burden of evaluating software solutions will likely fall on your shoulders at some point in your career. I say burden and not responsibility because the pressure…

Where Does Your PMO Fit?

OK, we already know there is no “one size fits all” when it comes to the PMO. But does your PMO attempt to do too little or too much? Or are they hemmed in by your organization’s oversight or lack of PPM maturity? You’ve got questions and…

Making Resource Management Everyone’s Responsibility

Whether blamed for lengthy project delivery times or less-than-stellar project results, many PMO leaders find themselves in the cross-hairs these days. No one wants to be accused of being slow or process-heavy when it comes to resource capacity…

Greatest Hits of Innotas

In order to move forward you must sometimes look back. In looking back, we’ve seen some patterns arise and believe these to no longer be trends, but core competencies of the market. This year we expect to see a renewed interest in some of these…

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…