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Your People Are Falling Through The Cracks (Part 1)

Resources are an organization’s most valuable asset, but I would bet that your approach to resource management is broken.  When thinking about your resources or people, can you confidently and accurately answer these questions?: I know what they are working on They are working on the right things, at the right time Their utilization is...

Three Key Criteria When Choosing Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Software

Project Portfolio Management (PPM) software will bring several benefits to any organization, regardless of size, industry sector, or maturity.  PPM software will increase your visibility into the work your resources are executing, enable you to prioritize new work that is being requested, make your organization run more efficiently and ultimately increase the ROI of your...

Is Your PMO a Value Center? 3 Ways to Ensure Value-Centric Project Delivery

PMOs, IT leaders and CIOs are commonly measured on their ability to complete projects on-time and on-budget. This is no longer enough. In today’s world, IT has a seat at the business strategy table, so we must look beyond our traditional metrics and challenge ourselves to ensure we are providing business value. There is a...

Five Reasons to Be Thankful for Your PMO

It is that time of the year where we reflect on what we are thankful for.  Thanksgiving comes and goes, but in my opinion, every organization can count on their Program Management Office (PMO) to get it done.  I think all organizations need to be thankful for their PMO.  Whether your PMO is made of...

Top 5 Excuses For Not Using PPM

I often hear of organizations having many reasons, in my opinion excuses, for not implementing project portfolio management (PPM) software.  Typically the view is very myopic because they truly do not understand the value and the cost savings that PPM can provide.  I have compiled a list of the top 5 excuses that I hear...

Big Brother? Explaining Time Tracking To Employees

Time Tracking or time sheets have significant benefits for organizations, but getting your team on board can be challenging.  It is clear why organizations want to utilize time tracking – increased visibility, accountability, optimizing resources, and charging back departments.  However, chances are your employees do not see it that way.  They most likely see time...