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.

PMO Case Study Roundup: Improve Efficiency, Reduce Costs

Could the secret to maximizing business value in a down economy lie within your PMO? The best PMOs prove their value and continually find new ways to contribute to the overall efficiency and lowered cost of the business, all while unlocking capacity. 

Why Proactive Change Management is the Right Approach to Transformation (Part 1)

Organizational change management (OCM) -- an approach to transformation that champions the “people side of change” -- is one of the best strategies you can use to improve the effectiveness of your transformation initiatives. Why? People are the common denominator in every change, large and small.   And the more intentional you are about including the people in your company and communicating clearly with them, the more successful your change will be.

Juggling Multiple Project Execution Methodologies? This is for you.

As a project management leader, you’ve likely encountered the challenges of using multiple project execution methodologies (such as: waterfall projects, as well as collaborative and Lean-Agile work delivery). This process can be overwhelming for even the most experienced PMO, especially when  supporting teams and their work methods of choice, but it doesn’t have to be....