Business Intelligence (BI) is a popular topic in the business world – especially within the Project Management Office (PMO). Organizations are constantly looking for ways to pull together information and analyze it. Data can show an enterprise where it has been, but its real power lies in the ability to predict where it is going. [...]
A Company with a Purpose Matsushita Electric Housewares Manufacturing Works was founded in Japan in March of 1918. Its founder, Konosuke Matsushita, was a 23-year-old entrepreneur who felt that electricity was on the brink of transforming the world. The young man was right, and his company quickly grew, building a solid reputation of high-quality products [...]
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Busy PMOs face the challenge of managing shifting priorities in addition to managing their large portfolios of projects. As projects needs adjust to changing priorities, PMOs need to realign workflow processes so that execution and performance don’t suffer. With Projility’s Hammerhead software integrated with Microsoft’s Project Server and Project Online solutions, PMOs can execute and [...]
The metrics that work for the PMO don’t necessarily work for the project manager. Project managers need detailed, real-time information to effectively plan, design, execute, and monitor projects. In addition, team members require personalized metrics to stay on task and on schedule. Metrics should be based on time, cost, resources, scope, quality, and action items. [...]
A world-class PMO helps portfolio managers build the right things and project managers build things right. Managers at all levels must have relevant and timely information at their fingertips. With the help of role-based dashboards, they use this information to make the adjustments necessary to ensure project and portfolio success. Portfolio Management: Building the Right [...]