New Blood Promotes Change
Fortunately, a new Chief Information Officer (CIO) was hired at the beginning of 2017. He single-handedly spearheaded an effort to cut costs and streamline operations throughout the organization. To prove that he was serious, he halted the PMO’s plans to upgrade Project Server and instead instructed it to migrate to Project Online.
In October 2017, the company reached out to Projility, a Project Online migration expert, to guide them through the process. We began the planning and design phase immediately, working out details and preparing for potential issues.
After a few weeks of planning, the full migration took one week using Projility’s proprietary data-migration tool. In addition to setting up Project Online, Projility incorporated Hammerhead Projects into the organization’s solution. It gives the PMO more options when it comes to integrating third-party software, thanks to Hammerhead’s PPM data warehouse.
Projility addressed challenges and incorporated best practices. We focused on: