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Nov 1, 2012

The PMO as "Financial Advisor" to the Enterprise: A Glimpse into Verizon Wireless' Award-Winning Marketing PMO

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Governance, Performance Measurement, Portfolio Management, Project Management Events, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Site News | 1 Comment

We had planned to showcase a profile of Verizon Wireless Marketing PMO last Thursday on International Project Management Day, but those plans were ... well, overcome by events. It’s doubtful that anyone on the east coast was reading project management blogs last week, anyway, even if they did have electricity. And the folks at… Read More »

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We had planned to showcase a profile of Verizon Wireless Marketing PMO last Thursday on International Project Management Day, but those plans were ... well, overcome by events. It’s doubtful that anyone on the east coast was reading project management blogs last week, anyway, even if they did have electricity. And the folks at… Read More »

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Aug 27, 2012

PMO of the Year Semifinalist Profile: Dignity Health’s P2MO Points to “True North” for this Healthcare Nonprofit

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project & Program Management, Governance, Project Failure & Recovery, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Site News | 0 Comments

Today and for the next several weeks, we will be profiling each of the PMO of the Year Award semifinalists … and of course, eventually revealing the winner and top three! Today, we look at a relatively young PMO organization that has quickly revolutionized the project and program culture and processes for one large nonprofit… Read More »

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Today and for the next several weeks, we will be profiling each of the PMO of the Year Award semifinalists … and of course, eventually revealing the winner and top three! Today, we look at a relatively young PMO organization that has quickly revolutionized the project and program culture and processes for one large nonprofit… Read More »

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Jul 27, 2012

Maturity’s Impact on Organizational Change

Posted by Allen Young in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Governance, Portfolio Management | 2 Comments

Maturity doesn’t always come up as a significant factor in Organizational Change Management (OCM) discussion circles, but in my experience, you ignore it at your peril! I became aware of this issue while setting up Project Management Offices (PMOs) and doing enterprise Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tool implementations for two of the firms… Read More »

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Maturity doesn’t always come up as a significant factor in Organizational Change Management (OCM) discussion circles, but in my experience, you ignore it at your peril! I became aware of this issue while setting up Project Management Offices (PMOs) and doing enterprise Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tool implementations for two of the firms… Read More »

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Jun 8, 2012

Bringing Multiple PMOs Together with PPM

Posted by in Culture & Change Management, Governance, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO) | 0 Comments

Companies experience revenue growth in a number of ways -- by increasing market share, offering new products and/or mergers and acquisitions. While growth is always a positive thing, there are some organizational side effects. New departments, business units, functional groups, and the like will be created or expanded to meet the new market needs.… Read More »

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Companies experience revenue growth in a number of ways -- by increasing market share, offering new products and/or mergers and acquisitions. While growth is always a positive thing, there are some organizational side effects. New departments, business units, functional groups, and the like will be created or expanded to meet the new market needs.… Read More »

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Nov 29, 2011

2012 PMO Forecast: Cloudy, with A Bright Horizon

Posted by J. Kent Crawford in Culture & Change Management, Demand Management, Governance, Performance Measurement, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Resource Optimization, Strategy Execution | 1 Comment

This is the time of year when, although our personal energies may be focused on home and family for the holidays, our business energies leapfrog over the year's end: forecasts and budgets for 2012 loom large. What trends should we capitalize upon? What risks can we plan to dodge?Forecasting - both business and weather… Read More »

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This is the time of year when, although our personal energies may be focused on home and family for the holidays, our business energies leapfrog over the year's end: forecasts and budgets for 2012 loom large. What trends should we capitalize upon? What risks can we plan to dodge?Forecasting - both business and weather… Read More »

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Jun 21, 2011

Coming Soon: More Change and Uncertainty ... An Interview with Gartner Summit Attendee Barbara Preisz

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Governance, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO) | 0 Comments

The Gartner Summit going on this week in San  Diego is apparently the place to be, and since I am not there, I thought our readers would appreciate an inside view of the proceedings from someone who is.The Summit, with the subtitle "Embracing Uncertainty and Change: The Key to Driving Value in Turbulent… Read More »

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The Gartner Summit going on this week in San  Diego is apparently the place to be, and since I am not there, I thought our readers would appreciate an inside view of the proceedings from someone who is.The Summit, with the subtitle "Embracing Uncertainty and Change: The Key to Driving Value in Turbulent… Read More »

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Jun 9, 2010

Why Is Resource Management So Hard?

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project & Program Management, Governance, Resource Optimization | 1 Comment

If you missed Kent Crawford's webcast on Resource Management Challenges May 25th (like I did), you might want to listen to the recorded version available here. This isn't a new topic for us, but it was interesting to see, in our recent State of the PMO study, that even the most mature enterprise… Read More »

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If you missed Kent Crawford's webcast on Resource Management Challenges May 25th (like I did), you might want to listen to the recorded version available here. This isn't a new topic for us, but it was interesting to see, in our recent State of the PMO study, that even the most mature enterprise… Read More »

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Mar 12, 2010

"Trust Me, Our PMO is Great!"

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Governance, Performance Measurement, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Resource Optimization | 1 Comment

Yesterday I listened in on my CEO Kent Crawford's webcast on "Unlocking the Value of the PMO" I was struck by the theme of the questions being asked by the participants. "What if you don't have the authority to implement resource management policies?" "How do you get the executive level to pay attention… Read More »

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Yesterday I listened in on my CEO Kent Crawford's webcast on "Unlocking the Value of the PMO" I was struck by the theme of the questions being asked by the participants. "What if you don't have the authority to implement resource management policies?" "How do you get the executive level to pay attention… Read More »

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