At KeyedIn Projects, we regularly hear hostility towards senior managers and the roles they should play in projects. Some project managers are quite vocal about how useless they find their C-Suite and
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It’s proven that managing portfolios better creates cost efficiencies and helps companies complete more projects to specifications and to budget requirements. Did you know that the other proven benefit of competitive portfolio management is an ability to identify and move quickly on the most strategic projects?
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Ever wondered what it takes to build a great project organization? Well a PMO is a great place to start, helping you to standardize processes and drive up project success rates.
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In our new series, in which we will be investigating what constitutes the ideal PMO, Margaret Meloni from PM Student talks us through the different characters in the ideal PMO and what skills/qualities they offer. Margaret also looks at how they interact
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In our recent eBook: Why PPM and PMOs Fail: Best Practices in Coordinating and Optimizing your PPM and PMO Strategy to Deliver an Active PMO - we explored the many reason why PPM strategies and PMO initiatives fail. The main consequences of a failed PPM
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In Akira Kurosawa’s 1950 classic Rashomon, several characters provide a highly dramatized example of the old “blind men and an elephant” parable: they each deliver contradicting (and self-serving) accounts of the same central narrative.
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In this post we explore the five major types of benefits to be gained by adopting an effective Project Portfolio Management/PMO strategy. These include: Fostering an environment where collaborative decision making is easier and more fruitful. Minimizi
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For any Program Management Office, it is extremely important that you are able to show how your PMO delivers tangible and meaningful business benefits. Here are five of the most important: Align the portfolio of projects with an eye toward future st
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