Where Does Your PMO Fit?

| Kristyn Medeiros, Solutions Consulting Manager

Gartner Report: Four Types of PMOs That Deliver Value 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  … Read more »

| Alexandra Zaniewski, Marketing

We’ve been benchmarking project and portfolio management through an annual survey for three years now and have seen some surprising and not so surprising insights come out of it. When asking 100+ project and portfolio management professionals, it is always interesting to see how project management changes over time and how among all the changes  … Read more »

| Lindsey Marymont, Marketing Manager

Gartner Report: 5 Steps to Improving Project Delivery 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 planning. But PMO leaders and resource managers can’t manage  … Read more »

| Kevin Kern, EVP, 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 tried and true methodologies. These are no longer trends in  … Read more »

| Kristyn Medeiros, Solutions Consulting Manager

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 a manager to oversee the planning, management, and control of the work.  … Read more »

| Kristyn Medeiros, Solutions Consulting Manager

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 green (and yellow) to gauge the health of  … Read more »

| Alexandra Zaniewski, Marketing

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 are still using spreadsheets and other basic project management software, avoiding a project portfolio management  … Read more »

| Guest Blogger,

In our current intensely competitive environment, organizations confront the inevitable choice of achieving and thriving versus declining and even dying. One result of this competition is the tremendous increase in the amount of good ideas as evidenced by the bold initiatives ranging from driver-less vehicles to an entirely new economy based on apps. Regardless of  … Read more »

| Harvie Kaur, Marketing Manager

Hobart Alter once said, “If it’s fun, it never works. And if it isn’t fun, it’ll never work.” Similar thoughts were shared by Andy Jordan (named in top lists of most inspiring and most influential people in project management) in our recent webinar– All I Want for the Holidays is Effective Collaboration. During this webinar, Andy  … Read more »

| Alexandra Zaniewski, Marketing

This is the time of year for giving thanks and passing the turkey around family and friends. Others see this time of year as a chance to get a head start on holiday shopping and scoring deals for the gear they’ve been eyeing all year. While many are enjoying this season, project managers and PMO  … Read more »