Category - Project Challenge

PMO Leadership | Project Challenge

The Inside PMO Report on PMO Leadership was released during 2022 and at the project management expo show in London we shared the insights to an audience of project management practitioners. We also had an exhibition stand and asked visitors to the stand to think about their own experiences of leaders - both good and bad. You can take a look at the presentation we did - and see what others thought about leaders too.
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Why Resource Management Continues to Be on the Too Hard Pile and How to Get it Off

Big title! This is the session we gave at Project Challenge the other week. Unless you've been on the moon, you can't have helped but notice we launched our latest Inside PMO Report at the show. It's Beyond Timesheets: The Challenges and Realities of Resource Management - we recommend you download it and either listen to the session before or after. We also covered some of the resource management challenges from the visitors to the show, that article went out last week. We mention in the video about wanting to take this report further so if you're interested in getting involved in some way, drop us a line through the form below. The session is 26 minutes long - enjoy :)
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PPM Tools: The solution, or just another part of the problem?

I recently spent a stimulating couple of days at Project Challenge last month. One of the presentations I managed to catch was entitled "Stop Implementing a PPM Tool, and Start Solving the Problem", given by Stephen Brown of Polarisoft, from which I thought you might appreciate me relating the key take-aways. This presentation highlighted the disappointment felt by many organisations after implementing a project portfolio management (PPM) tool, when they find that the reality of working with the tool doesn't live up to their (often unrealistically optimistic) expectations. This is commonly embodied in thoughts like "We bought the wrong tool" or "We're not mature enough for a tool".
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