The world of work has shrunk significantly in the last 20 years and it is now very common to be working with overseas partners on projects. This could be as part of an outsourcing arrangement, or through the offshoring model, which is common in
The focus of many businesses today is doing more with less. Project managers are encouraged to save time and money on projects. Business leaders are set tough targets for improvements to the bottom line.
In offices all around the country, Friday afternoons are timesheet time. Everyone from the technical team to the project managers has a little grumble about the administrative overhead of filling in a timesheet.
An upcoming event that we are big fans of, is the PMO Symposium 2011 which is a 4 day event held in Orlando, Florida. This event, organized by the PMI and its Program Management Office Community of Practice, will
Enterprise Project Management (EPM) and Earned Value Management (EVM) are sometimes consigned to the trash can of “good in theory, shame it didn’t work here.” After the hard work of implementation, lack of
At Ten Six, we are seeing a distinct shift in the way people perceive project management. No longer is project management just about getting things done on time, on scope and on budget. Stakeholders are looking to project teams to really deliver business value.
In Part I of Project Management Tool Selection, I discussed the importance of getting the right requirements when selecting an enterprise project management tool. With so many enterprise implementations costing more than originally forecast and taking significantly longer to implement than planned, it makes sense to ensure that you’re selecting the right tool for your […]
Many companies attempt to implement measurement of performance processes, find they have problems with the information they collect. There are many reasons for this but all of them have the same
Project management tool selection – How do you select the right enterprise project management or earned value management tool if your knowledge of the market is limited and you have little prior experience to call on? Selecting the most appropriate tool is one of the most critical elements for improving your enterprise project management capabilities. […]
How do you measure the benefits of your project management system? There’s a paradox when trying to measure the success of an enterprise project management implementation. How can an organization measure any improvement when there was little or nothing being measured before? This problem is compounded by the fact that many organizations want to rush […]