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The PMO Secret Weapon

Listen to proponents of a Project Management Office (PMO), and they will tell you that there were a few key reasons they formed. Visibility into the execution of projects and portfolio Methodology or rather, delivery needed to be more consistent and repeatable Resource and capacity planning are necessary to function better within the execution of projects The maturity of the …

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PMO – You Need These to Deliver in 2018 and Beyond

Information Technology (IT) projects are crushing it in 2018! To the tune of US$3.7 Trillion. ZDNet and TechRepublic teamed up to develop a special report that extracted Gartner’s statistics regarding IT spend.  Check out the infographic further down in this post.  With 39% of corporate respondents (worldwide) indicating an increase in IT budgets it is vital that the technology project …

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Battle Project Manager Burnout! Are you at risk?

Project Management Burnout It’s inevitable.  You’ve been with the company several years, managed several high visibility projects, are known for high output, are well-rounded, and respected by your peers.  You are so good at your job that leadership says your name every time some team is spun up to analyze project improvement.  In fact, they think that tossing a few …

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What is project excellence?

In the technology field, we could say that project excellence is any delivered component that functions as designed.  Or we could follow the three constraints of scope, cost, and schedule.  You took the requirements, fleshed out the details, managed all the risk, and threatened when necessary.  Now you have a completed project with on-time delivery with miraculous results on your …