Showing 8 posts in: Portfolio Management

Apr 29, 2014

One Size PMO Does NOT Fit All

Posted by Allen Young in Project & Program Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research | 0 Comments

A good deal has been written about Project Management Offices (PMOs) in terms of the services they provide and the associated governance structures that go with them. I’ve seen the suggested types of PMOs range from as few as three to as many as twelve in my travels. Masha Nehme from Software Advice… Read More »

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A good deal has been written about Project Management Offices (PMOs) in terms of the services they provide and the associated governance structures that go with them. I’ve seen the suggested types of PMOs range from as few as three to as many as twelve in my travels. Masha Nehme from Software Advice… Read More »

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Apr 2, 2014

Managing Disruption ... Not an Oxymoron for Today's PMO

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

Managing disruption? Isn't that a contradiction in terms?Here at PM Solutions, we don't think so. We think there are aspects of project and program management that make the PMO the ideal partner in managing disruptive innovation and change. And in tomorrow's webinar, a reprise of J. Kent Crawford's popular PMO… Read More »

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Managing disruption? Isn't that a contradiction in terms?Here at PM Solutions, we don't think so. We think there are aspects of project and program management that make the PMO the ideal partner in managing disruptive innovation and change. And in tomorrow's webinar, a reprise of J. Kent Crawford's popular PMO… Read More »

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Feb 19, 2014

OCM, The People Side: Leverage the Champions of Change

Posted by Allen Young in Culture & Change Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Project Management Training | 0 Comments

Continuing to flesh out the areas I’d like to see expanded on in any OCM model, let’s take a look at how the PMO and its people contribute to—or impede—an organization’s “change-ability.”According to PM Solutions’ own research, the majority of firms… Read More »

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Continuing to flesh out the areas I’d like to see expanded on in any OCM model, let’s take a look at how the PMO and its people contribute to—or impede—an organization’s “change-ability.”According to PM Solutions’ own research, the majority of firms… Read More »

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Sep 23, 2013

PPM and the PMO: "The Logical Approach" says PM Solutions' Alan Fein

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Portfolio Management, Project Management Events, Project Management Office (PMO), Strategy Execution | 2 Comments

In our final interview addressing questions asked at our webinar covering the State of PPM 2012 research study, PM Solutions Managing Consultant Alan Fein addresses the appropriate organizational structures to support PPM. The research study contrasted PPM processes that were managed by the PMO as opposed to those managed by “the business” and numerous… Read More »

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In our final interview addressing questions asked at our webinar covering the State of PPM 2012 research study, PM Solutions Managing Consultant Alan Fein addresses the appropriate organizational structures to support PPM. The research study contrasted PPM processes that were managed by the PMO as opposed to those managed by “the business” and numerous… Read More »

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Sep 13, 2013

Resource Management and PPM Maturity: An Interview with John Casey, PMP

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Demand Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Events, Project Management Research | 0 Comments

In our third interview in this series, we asked PM Solutions senior consultant John Casey to address webinar participants’ questions about resource management. (Missed the webinar? Click here.) We weren’t surprised that this was an area that drew many questions; in all our research studies over the years, resource management has loomed… Read More »

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In our third interview in this series, we asked PM Solutions senior consultant John Casey to address webinar participants’ questions about resource management. (Missed the webinar? Click here.) We weren’t surprised that this was an area that drew many questions; in all our research studies over the years, resource management has loomed… Read More »

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Sep 4, 2013

Those Pesky Cultural Barriers: An Interview with Allen Young

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Demand Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Events, Project Management Research, Resource Optimization | 0 Comments

This week’s interview with PM Solutions expert Allen Young, Account Executive, addresses questions from our May webinar around the cultural change aspects of Project Portfolio Management – and there were many! Obviously the human and cultural issues loom large for companies endeavoring to implement or improve their PPM practices. After reviewing the list… Read More »

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This week’s interview with PM Solutions expert Allen Young, Account Executive, addresses questions from our May webinar around the cultural change aspects of Project Portfolio Management – and there were many! Obviously the human and cultural issues loom large for companies endeavoring to implement or improve their PPM practices. After reviewing the list… Read More »

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Aug 30, 2013

Measuring the Value of PPM: An Interview with J. Kent Crawford

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Portfolio Management, Project Management Events, Project Management Research | 0 Comments

Last week we kicked off a series of interviews with PM Solutions experts answering questions asked during our May webinar featuring The State of PPM 2013 – questions that we did not have time to answer during the event (note: the webinar is available for viewing here). This week, PM Solutions CEO J. Kent Crawford responded… Read More »

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Last week we kicked off a series of interviews with PM Solutions experts answering questions asked during our May webinar featuring The State of PPM 2013 – questions that we did not have time to answer during the event (note: the webinar is available for viewing here). This week, PM Solutions CEO J. Kent Crawford responded… Read More »

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Aug 19, 2013

The Hows and Whys of the PPM Research

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Portfolio Management, Project Management Events, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research | 0 Comments

In May, as a follow-on to our State of Project Portfolio Management 2013 study, we hosted a webinar featuring the study results that drew our largest audience ever, and which elicited hundreds of questions from attendees. Of course, in the limited time available during the webinar, only a few of those questions could be addressed. But… Read More »

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In May, as a follow-on to our State of Project Portfolio Management 2013 study, we hosted a webinar featuring the study results that drew our largest audience ever, and which elicited hundreds of questions from attendees. Of course, in the limited time available during the webinar, only a few of those questions could be addressed. But… Read More »

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