• Directors: What are PMs saying behind your back?

    04/05/2017
    Henry Bennett

    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


    Find out more
  • Three Ways to Transform Your PMO Into a Strategic Powerhouse

    01/05/2017
    David Hall

    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?


    Find out more
  • 5 Key Reasons Why You Need a PMO

    11/05/2015
    Ian Needs

    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.


    Find out more
  • 6 Key Characters to create the Ultimate PMO

    10/28/2014
    Ian Needs

    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


    Find out more
  • Reasons why PPM Strategies and PMO Initiatives Fail

    07/22/2014
    Ian Needs

    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


    Find out more
  • Taming the Project Elephant, One View at a Time

    06/10/2014
    Ian Needs

    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.


    Find out more
  • 5 Major Benefits of Adopting an Effective Project Portfolio Management and PMO Initiative

    03/18/2014
    Ian Needs

    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


    Find out more
  • The 5 Most Important Business Benefits of a Successful PMO

    02/14/2014
    Ian Needs

    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


    Find out more