Defining what PPM means in the context of an organization isn't easy. One thing is for sure: Portfolio management is a complex management undertaking that continuously challenges even the most seasoned professionals. So the question that often arises is: What makes this so complex?
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If we ask a PMO leader why their PMO exists, the answer is frequently at odds with what is evidenced by the work they perform. Why is that, and what can we do about it?
There’s a lot of talk currently about the importance of organizational agility. But what does that really mean in the real world?
The success or failure of an organizational agility environment can come down to the decisions of one or two project teams. Unless those teams have the confidence to act decisively, the entire organization will suffer.
You can’t decide to implement organizational agility on a piecemeal basis one project at a time. Instead, you must create an environment where project managers and their teams are empowered, skilled and confident to deliver success in a continuously evolving world. How do you do that?
Innovation in project management is necessary—but not easy to achieve. How do organizations invest in it with the best chances of success?
Project management is becoming increasingly focused on benefits. Can service management make a contribution toward improving benefits performance after the project is finished?
Shouldn’t the real focus of an enterprise be to deliver sustainable value to its stakeholders? How does a strategy that incorporates sustainability’s "triple bottom line" manifest itself in the way an enterprise delivers value to all of its stakeholders?
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.
Developing an authentic personality, through tapping into positive values or ethics, enables us to be true to ourselves and sincere in our interactions with others. Authenticity helps to gradually build trust and collaboration with our stakeholders and provide a sustainable contribution to organizations.