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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.

Two Real-World Stories: Cultivating a Single Source of Truth

How does a large enterprise cultivate a single source of truth across teams, departments, continents, and solutions? Planview enlisted not one, but two global Fortune 500 customers to tell their transformation stories during a “Fireside Chat: Power of Having One Single Source of Truth.” Each company is a trailblazer in evolving PPM to meet stakeholder...

The PMO Roadmap for Driving Business Agility

Fresh from achieving great strides in digital transformation and other endeavors in record time over the past year, executives and boards of directors want to inject even more speed and agility into their organization’s DNA. Portfolio Management Offices are in a prime position to deliver this business agility – with the right PMO roadmap. This...

The Transformation Journey: Lessons Learned

Most organizations are on a transformation journey of some kind, including Planview. It can be challenging to expand Agile practices beyond IT and development teams. Planview is committed to helping our customers with this transition and to that end, Chief Product Officer Patrick Tickle and I recently presented a webinar on “Leading an Agile Transformation.”...

Role of the PMO: How It’s Currently Evolving

Q&A from an on-demand webinar featuring Forrester Guest Speaker, Margo Visitacion and Planview’s Solution Marketing Director, Linda Roach The role of the PMO is changing. We recently got an in-depth look into this new face of the PMO during our webinar – “What’s Ahead for the PMO?” Our featured speaker was Margo Visitacion, Vice President...

Cutting cost? Don’t Touch That PMO – It’s Your Key to Cost Savings!

Amid trying times the dreaded cost-cutting edict will rear its ugly head and often translate into arbitrary percentage cost cuts across all departments. But blanket cutbacks are rarely smart because cutting costs is only one part of a solution; you may also want to pivot your investments to spend less in some areas while still...

Resource Capacity Planning – It’s Not in the Details

There is a myth in planning circles that more detail is better and more accurate. In resource planning this looks like huge spreadsheets with people’s names assigned to specific projects across the months or weeks for at least a year. If we can plan out that much detail that far, it must be accurate, right?...

Connecting Business with IT to Achieve Agility in the Financial Sector

5 questions and answers from an on-demand webinar with Santander UK Santander UK, one of the world’s largest retail and commercial banks, has been on an Agile and digital transformation journey for some time. I recently hosted a webinar with Joaquim Cols, Director of Operations for Santander Technology UK, where he described the bank’s progress...

7 Reasons Why Changepoint is Best Aligned with PMI’s 7th Edition PMBOK®

I was recently listening to an episode of the Project Management Office Hours podcast, and they were discussing the upcoming publication of Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Seventh Edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Guide. PMI’s flagship publication is a fundamental resource for effective project management in any industry, and I believe this...

How will PPM need to change in the next few years?

You've likely heard the adage 'change is the one thing you can always count on,' and this especially rings true in the business world. Regardless of the industry, companies will continue to be affected by different changes due to global competition, new legislation, or other factors. These changes and the uncertainty surrounding them will make...