The unmistakable message to PMOs from the Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit this year was that disruptive (and possibly catastrophic) winds of digital change will soon be buffeting your organization. Here are some takeaways from this year's event...
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The term “business transformation” can have a variety of meanings depending on who you’re talking to, but the question of how it relates to PPM was pretty well addressed at this year’s Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit in Orlando.
The research analyst's PPM and IT Governance Summit in June will feature new research, new ways to embrace change, a keynote presentation from Tom Peters, and a case study on social media as a PM tool, among other highlights.
An organization’s ability to achieve its goals is dependent on many things, but nothing is more critical than selecting the right projects to deliver those goals, and that means you need the best candidates. How do you maximize the chances of that happening? Start with the ideas.
How do you turn green into greenbacks? Companies that invest in the use of environment-kinder building materials and techniques are discovering that not only good will is helpful to their bottom lines.
An efficient frame of governance helps to ensure the strategic alignment of the organization with corporate initiatives and their realization. This article analyzes governance around projects with an organizational approach at the strategic level, at the tactical and portfolio level, and at the program and project level.
Governance is concerned with the best use of an organizations’ resources. Thus, effective IT planning processes are essential. Organizations must gain insight into (and ultimately retain control over) the demands being made on IT.
When small and mid-sized companies determine a need for project portfolio management capability, they must take care with four particular areas of potential risk, including trying to implement it in one phase; ignoring current business and resource realities; valuing automating over knowledge; and glossing over the importance of training.
Why should project managers embrace PPM? A look at a (fictional) multi-million dollar company provides some of the answers.