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28 02, 2018

Migrating Bad Behaviors: Why a Migration is the Perfect Time for Change Within the PMO

By |2018-06-06T11:18:53+00:00February 28th, 2018|Cloud Based PMO Solutions, PMO Best Practices, Project Online|

After making the business case to move your Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) to the cloud, it is tempting to rush into the migration process. Online PPM tools, like Microsoft Project Online, offer impressive benefits - from cost savings and unlimited scalability to enhanced collaboration and improved user adoption. With such enticing advantages available, many [...]

26 01, 2018

Project Management Trends for 2018

By |2018-06-06T11:18:55+00:00January 26th, 2018|PMO Best Practices, project managament|

The Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) arena is going to see many developments in 2018. Many trends are coming straight from advances in Information Technology (IT), generating exciting opportunities to gain insight within the Project Management Office (PMO). Other movements will be more subtle, requiring adjustments that are “softer” and look to cohesively unite the [...]

13 01, 2017

Microsoft Project’s “Unsupported server” Error

By |2018-06-06T11:19:04+00:00January 13th, 2017|Microsoft Project Server, Microsoft Project Tips, Project Online, Tom's Tech Talk|

We have been using Microsoft Project 2016 for a while now at Projility. As consultants, we connect to various Microsoft Project Online and Project Server environments. We noticed recently, however, an error that we have never encountered before with a previous version of Microsoft Project. When trying to connect to a Project Online environment, we [...]

27 12, 2016

The Root Causes of PMO Metrics Failures

By |2018-06-06T11:19:05+00:00December 27th, 2016|PM Tools, PMO Metrics, Project Metrics|

When trying to measure the efficiency and success of your project, each step of the Performance Measurement Process lifecycle presents challenges. Strategic metrics from the beginning of the lifecycle are often hard to measure, while more tactical metrics at the end of it are either not trusted or misapplied. It’s important to understand the reason [...]

30 11, 2016

Best Practices for Implementing Cloud Based PMO Solutions

By |2018-06-06T11:19:06+00:00November 30th, 2016|Cloud Based PMO Solutions, Microsoft Project Server, PM Solutions, Portfolio Management, Project Online|

Many enterprises are choosing to migrate from Microsoft Project Server to Microsoft’s cloud-based, scalable Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) solution, Project Online. Project Online offers many advantages over Microsoft’s traditional on-premises offering, however, even cloud-based solutions require planning and forethought. With some strategic preparation, your Project Online implementation can be immensely successful, giving your enterprise [...]

15 11, 2016

The Essential Metrics for a Project Manager

By |2018-06-06T11:19:06+00:00November 15th, 2016|PM Tools, PMO Dashboards, PMO Metrics, Project Managers|

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. [...]

14 11, 2016

Tracking Methods within Microsoft PPM – Project Online and Project Server

By |2018-06-06T11:19:06+00:00November 14th, 2016|Microsoft Project Server, PM Tools, PPM, Tom's Tech Talk|

There are three distinct tracking methods within Microsoft Project Online and Project Server. Understanding these practices – and how they relate to the way you plan your tasks – will help you choose the tracking level that adequately meets the needs of your project. Figuring Out the Level of ‘Task Progress’ Detail that is Appropriate [...]

30 10, 2016

Tying IT Portfolio Management and Business Strategic Planning

By |2018-06-06T11:19:07+00:00October 30th, 2016|Business Strategy, Portfolio Management|

The IT department often finds itself in a predicament when trying to meet organizational goals. On the one hand, general management wants to decrease spending, while on the other, departments are asking for new IT systems to help them realize their goals. To solve this dilemma, IT needs to produce its own strategic plan and [...]

15 10, 2016

Competencies of a World-Class PMO

By |2018-06-06T11:19:07+00:00October 15th, 2016|PMO, PMO Dashboards|

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 [...]

30 09, 2016

Leading Indicators: Data that Anticipates PM Failures

By |2018-06-06T11:19:11+00:00September 30th, 2016|PMO, PMO Metrics|

The best metrics can provide a window into tomorrow, anticipating both successes and failures. By having an accurate picture of what has happened in the past, the PMO should be able to answer questions regarding projects in the pipeline. With the proper hindsight comes the proper guidance into the future. The Questions You Want Answered [...]

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