This case study explains how an IT organization delivered a release management process and results that exceeded its management’s expectations--and provided a foundation for continued success.
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Research suggests that the bedrock of project success is a PM’s human competencies or soft skills such as communicating, listening, sensitivity, influencing and motivating. Which emotional intelligence tool should you concentrate on? What are the critical success factors required for effective project management over the next five years?
This OPM3 case study uses material from the forthcoming book Using OPM3. At Microsoft, the Customer Service and Support division has made this link between strategy management and customer-facing teams by transforming its portfolio management capability. This case study will describe several phases of this transformation, including how it aligns with OPM3--and how OPM3 is providing guidance for ongoing improvement.
Do you understand the value of planning and training? This White Paper uncovers the different approaches to each stage of the PM software implementation process by telling the stories of two organizations who chose different paths.
The goal of the global project management community is to advance ideas and create new ones by sharing an open platform for creativity by fostering an environment of collaboration and innovation. The following questions are addressed here: (1) What project management sites are currently available to the public? (2) What architecture is necessary to sustain a global project management community? (3) Why is a global project management community essential?
A good project management software package should be cross-functional throughout an organization and have the ability to provide the users with the necessary tools to accomplish their given tasks. This white paper explores two options for two audiences.
IT companies are required to assist businesses with decisions by deciphering technical concerns. They also bridge the gap for business and technology. Providing more ways to close the gap could result in increased use of IT resources for future efforts.
In order for companies to survive and excel in today’s global environment, the corporate IT portfolio-planning function needs to plan IT initiatives strategically. Organizations must efficiently measure criteria that will enhance the performance of the overall strategies of their business.
gantthead is proud to be the media partner for this PM Solutions research report and survey. The PMO has become the central organizational structure for standardizing the practices of companies in the delivery of their projects. PM Solutions Research surveyed a broad spectrum of companies to get a clearer understanding of the variety of factors that affect PMOs. The State of the PMO 2012 was designed to help us understand the nature of current PMO practices and discover trends that may point to solutions to today’s challenges.
In this e-book, Luc Galoppin and Daryl Conner bring together their insights on commitment and social architecture. You will learn how the eight stages of commitment apply to an ERP rollout and why it is critical to carefully plan the "moments of truth". This e-book is specifically useful for executives who face an ERP rollout. It helps us to see where we need to be vigorous in terms of organizational change management.