Project Portfolio Management

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How to Drive Value When Nothing Is Going Right

The coronavirus pandemic has taught organizations that they need a way to deliver valuable project successes even when nothing is going as planned. It takes a solid foundation of metrics and a sound approach to knowing what initiatives can get done and...
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5 Reasons Projects Fail: #2 Organizational Rigidity

This is part 4 of 5 of a series. To see the last post on “Unrealized benefits”, click here. Two million years ago, the climate and landscape of Africa was in flux. Over the course of 200,000 years, areas alternated between woodland and grassland...
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Presenting: Eliminating Project Failure

Our vision is to make project failure obsolete. Many people find that overly-ambitious, so we set out to explain exactly what we mean by that and outline how to do it. The result of that was our most comprehensive white paper yet: Eliminating Project...
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5 Reasons Projects Fail: #3 Unrealized Benefits

This is part 3 of 5 of a series. To see the last post on “Procrastinating bad news”, click here. The common components of project success correspond to the triple constraint model. These components relate to the three sides of the Iron Triangle:...
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The Missing Link Project-Based Organizations Need to Address (And It’s Not a Chief AI or BI Officer)

The Answer Isn’t ALWAYS AI and Big Data There is a recent craze toward creating executive leadership around big data and artificial intelligence, but that is putting the cart before horse. Everything should start with the question, What problem...
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3 Keys to Delivering Business Value in the Face of a Dynamic World

The recent tariffs placed on Chinese products, which will raise the cost for doing business for several major industries, illustrates the necessity of organizational adaptability. Project success is not just on-time, on-budget, on-spec. Projects exist...
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