How does a company get the best return from the money it spends on projects? It’s a question that very many executives would like to know the answer to. Helping to find an answer to that question is one of the more important goals of Project Portfolio Management.
While visually pleasing elements can help stakeholders focus on important aspects of project management like risk identification and crisis management, other data elements are still needed for a qualified assessment of project or portfolio status.
Your project workforce can be better motivated and more effective if it is aligned with the overall business goals of your organization. Use this template as part of your employee motivation and retention strategy and see how quickly performance improves.
Does your project involve building an automated system based on individual business areas that are designed and implemented separately? Here's an example of a planning strategy for integrating business areas into a single system.
This document outlines the strategy for deploying a standard systems development methodology and its supporting tools to IT project teams. It is a framework for ensuring that the project team understands, applies and measures the effectiveness of the methodology.
All strategy identification initiatives should include the process of developing a balanced scorecard. The scorecard should be leveraged for the continuing evaluation and evolution of an e-commerce strategy. As the business strategy changes, the list of metrics should also be considered for revision in order to ensure compliance with strategic direction. Here's a template to get your scorecard in order.
"Ambition is like a frog sitting on a Venus Flytrap. The flytrap can bite and bite, but it won't bother the frog because it only has little tiny plant teeth. But some other stuff could happen and it could be like ambition."