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Jun 17, 2013

Research Study Underscores the Value of Focusing on the "Why" of Projects ... Not Just the How

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Research | 1 Comment

From participation to publicity, we've been gratified by the response to our new study, The State of Project Portfolio Management 2013. As I noted in an earlier post, we received almost 10 times the number of survey participants as a similar survey a decade ago; the webinar presenting the study results had a record attendance; and… Read More »

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From participation to publicity, we've been gratified by the response to our new study, The State of Project Portfolio Management 2013. As I noted in an earlier post, we received almost 10 times the number of survey participants as a similar survey a decade ago; the webinar presenting the study results had a record attendance; and… Read More »

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May 21, 2013

Trends and Best Practices Session Reinforces Learnings from PM Solutions Research

Posted by Johanna Mickel in Portfolio Management, Project Management Research | 0 Comments

In today's keynote, "Are You Really Practicing Portfolio Management?" Gartner's Matt Light teamed up with PMI's Mark Langley  to cover trends and best practices in PPM. Some of the content, although coming from different research sources, echoed research we have recently released from PM Solutions Research, the State of PPM 2013 study.… Read More »

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In today's keynote, "Are You Really Practicing Portfolio Management?" Gartner's Matt Light teamed up with PMI's Mark Langley  to cover trends and best practices in PPM. Some of the content, although coming from different research sources, echoed research we have recently released from PM Solutions Research, the State of PPM 2013 study.… Read More »

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Jan 3, 2013

Dust Off Your Brain - It's the Finest PPM Software Ever Invented

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Portfolio Management, Strategy Execution | 1 Comment

In a conversation with colleagues the other day, it was noted that in many companies where project portfolio management (PPM) has been established, there is still frustration and confusion regarding analysis and reporting. The flow of data collected by the software and the variety of reporting options can apparently be overwhelming. At the risk of… Read More »

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In a conversation with colleagues the other day, it was noted that in many companies where project portfolio management (PPM) has been established, there is still frustration and confusion regarding analysis and reporting. The flow of data collected by the software and the variety of reporting options can apparently be overwhelming. At the risk of… Read More »

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Nov 12, 2012

A Dual Focus on Mission and Standards Wins Accolades for this Nonprofit Healthcare PMO

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

Catholic Health Initiatives is a national, faith-based, non-profit health organization formed in 1996 by bringing together 12 health ministries rooted in traditions of caring for the poor and vulnerable. In 2008, the Enterprise Program Management Office was established by CHI executive leadership with the goal of implementing standard practices and improving project success rates. Over time the EPMO… Read More »

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Catholic Health Initiatives is a national, faith-based, non-profit health organization formed in 1996 by bringing together 12 health ministries rooted in traditions of caring for the poor and vulnerable. In 2008, the Enterprise Program Management Office was established by CHI executive leadership with the goal of implementing standard practices and improving project success rates. Over time the EPMO… Read More »

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Nov 11, 2012

New CIO: “Let’s Change Everything, Fast.” First Horizon’s PMO Says, “Can Do!”

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

The financial services sector has seen more than its share of disruptive change. Since 2008, many financial services IT divisions have tried to shrink expenses and wait out the storm. But at First Horizon, second runner-up in this year's PMO of the Year Award competition, the arrival of a CIO with a very different vision… Read More »

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The financial services sector has seen more than its share of disruptive change. Since 2008, many financial services IT divisions have tried to shrink expenses and wait out the storm. But at First Horizon, second runner-up in this year's PMO of the Year Award competition, the arrival of a CIO with a very different vision… Read More »

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Nov 8, 2012

First Runner-Up (Again) VSP "Sees" the Way Clear

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Governance, Performance Measurement, Portfolio Management, Strategy Execution | 0 Comments

There are some companies that apply several times for the PMO of the Year Award without ever making it to semifinalist status. The competition is steep, and the pool of competitors changes from year to year, bringing in each year larger and more noteworthy companies, making it harder to rise through the rounds of judging.… Read More »

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There are some companies that apply several times for the PMO of the Year Award without ever making it to semifinalist status. The competition is steep, and the pool of competitors changes from year to year, bringing in each year larger and more noteworthy companies, making it harder to rise through the rounds of judging.… Read More »

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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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Sep 19, 2012

T-Mobile USA’s EPO Drives Business under Unusual Circumstances

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

Few of the organizations in the PMO of the Year Award competition had as tumultuous a year in 2011 as T-Mobile. In March of 2011, its parent company, Deutsche Telekom, entered into a proposed agreement with AT&T to sell its T-Mobile USA subsidiary, which celebrated its 10th year in the US market this month. This… Read More »

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Few of the organizations in the PMO of the Year Award competition had as tumultuous a year in 2011 as T-Mobile. In March of 2011, its parent company, Deutsche Telekom, entered into a proposed agreement with AT&T to sell its T-Mobile USA subsidiary, which celebrated its 10th year in the US market this month. This… Read More »

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