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Oct 7, 2014

Benchmark Study Shows Higher Project Management Maturity = Stronger Performance

High-performing organizations showed a 26% cost savings per project, on average, from improving their project management capability

GLEN MILLS, Pa. (October 07, 2014) — For well over a decade, PM Solutions has been actively gathering data on project management practices and trends, and has seen a steady climb in the prevalence and influence of project management in most organizations. PM Solutions’ most recent study, Project Management Maturity & Value Benchmark 2014, confirms the hypothesis… Read More »

May 18, 2015

Benchmark Study Shows Clearly That Organizations with Highly Skilled Project Managers Get Better Project Results

Survey reveals that organizations with project managers at high skill levels outperform those with project managers at low skill levels – almost 50% better.

GLEN MILLS, Pa. (May 18, 2015) — What drives project success? Research has consistently shown that it’s having an effective project manager. Results from PM College’s latest research, “Project Manager Skills Benchmark 2015,” confirms this, showing that organizations with highly skilled project managers get significantly better project results. The survey also reveals… Read More »

Apr 30, 2014

Benchmark Study Shows Project Management Offices (PMOs) Continue to Expand Their Influence and Become Strategic Resources for Firms

High-performing PMOs improved the alignment of the firm’s projects with its strategy by 53%

GLEN MILLS, Pa. (April 30, 2014) — Already prevalent in most organizations today, project and program management offices (PMOs) are now becoming strategic entities, adding ever more value to their firms. According to PM Solutions’ bi-annual benchmark study “The State of the PMO 2014,” three quarters of high-performing PMOs participate in their organization’s… Read More »

Sep 11, 2013

Project Management Newbies Learn Essentials to Success in New Book

For those new to project management, unofficial project managers, or project team members, Project Management Essentials, Third Edition is the quickest and easiest way to learn how to manage projects successfully.

Virtually everyone manages projects of some type, big or small. Too often they're expected to manage projects without the tools, knowledge, and skills they need to be successful. They're expected to learn as they go, increasing the likelihood that their projects will be late, over budget, or even fail. For those new to… Read More »

May 8, 2013

New Research on Project Portfolio Management Shows That Capability Leads to Value

Firms at higher levels of PPM capability see greater ROI in using PPM processes

Project portfolio management is becoming a fixture in most organizations. And the PPM capability of firms is increasing as is PPM’s value to the firm. According to PM Solutions’ benchmark study on the “The State of the Project Portfolio Management (PPM) 2013,” 71 percent of firms have a PPM process in place,… Read More »

 
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