When the new year rolls around, people inevitably think about their careers and how they want to see them advance. How much control do PMs have over that in today’s environment?
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PMOs are becoming increasingly significant contributors to organizational value, but are they being perceived that way elsewhere in the organization?
Why do some organizations still not see the need for a PMO to support project execution in the modern business environment?
PMOs oversee change, so why are they not bigger players when it comes to organizational change management?
A project portfolio is a collection of components (sub-portfolios, programs, sub-programs, projects and operations) that meet or achieve one or many strategic objectives or initiatives. Here, the author shares seven key steps to design and implement a project portfolio in an organization.
What drives project success? Is it a skilled project manager alone? Selecting the right PM is crucial. It is this practitioner's contention that nothing predicates project success as much as the PM’s attitude, which starts with his or her ownership of project goals.
The mechanics of project management are increasingly becoming automated, reducing the need for project managers to complete many tasks that were previously common. Does that mean project managers aren’t needed?
In the software world, the future of projects and managers looks threatened. What does this mean to the group of people who go by the job description “project manager”? We examine what changes and what stays the same.
Yes, folks…you do need to create and maintain a governing program organization chart for your large-scale project and/or program. It sounds simple, but the effects and gains can be dramatic if it is applied correctly. Keep these tips in mind to ensure success.
Unfortunately, not all projects successfully deliver what they set out to achieve. The harsh reality is that some projects end up being cancelled. In this article, the author explores why some projects should be cancelled, identifying two main categories of cancellation—and how they should be handled.