Project Portfolio Management

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.

How a Top Telecom Company Adopted Demand Management Software and Streamlined Their Projects

Demand management software helps companies improve productivity, reduce bottlenecks, and make better-informed decisions. It can transform the way organizations plan and execute projects. But there’s a catch. If employees don’t know how to use this technology, there’s no point in implementing it. For all the time and resources organizations invest in new software, they often...

How Akamai Uses IT Portfolio Management Software to Empower Executives

IT portfolio management software is known for helping PMOs evaluate and track multiple active projects. But it can also be used to effortlessly provide executives with high-level, global data that enhances their strategic decision-making process. Take Akamai Technologies as an example. They’re a leading content delivery network services provider for media and software. Akamai implemented...

What are the Barriers to Rapid Digital Transformation?

When KPMG asked CEOs how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted their digital transformation plans, 74 percent said it accelerated the digitization of operations and the creation of a next-generation operating model by months, if not years. Yet for some organizations, the initial hustle to transform can get bogged down by obstacles throughout the company. What are...

An Insider’s Guide to Modern PPM: Evolving Approaches and Technology

PMOs are in a state of transition: ever shifting to support different teams, ways of working, strategic objectives, transformation programs, priorities, and more. Managing this level of complexity and constant change requires a modern approach to PPM – one that positions the PMO to become a more strategic creator of business value. “The Insider’s Guide...

Project Management Communication Plan

A robust and realistic project management communication plan is essential for project success. This informative and easy-to-read article looks at basic concepts of a project management communication plan, and provides examples, strategies and best practices. There are several paths to project glory. However, one characteristic that all successful projects have in common is effective and...