Project Portfolio Management

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What does project failure look like to you?

An agricultural supply company develops a new product that is much more effective at inseminating cows than any other product on the market. They can develop the product in a year with a budget of $2 million. Research on market research shows they can...
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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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The most overlooked risks in risk management

This article first appeared in UpJourney. You can read the full piece here. Hope is not a strategy. Risk Management is. Risk management is a framework that allows you to identify risks, evaluate which ones are a priority, and plan a way to mitigate those...
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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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Announcement: Agenda for Our PMO Webinar

WHAT: Webinar – A Model for PMO Maturity to Improve Portfolio and Project Outcomes WHEN: Wednesday December 11th, 3pm ET WHO: Gus Cicala, Project Assistants CEO and PPM expert DETAILS: PMOs are a center of excellence for leadership, accountability,...
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How AI Can Unlock the Final Frontier of Project Management

Most opportunities for digital disruption have happened when there is wasted capacity because of a disconnect with demand. How many empty houses were there before AirBnB connected people leaving town with people who wanted to stay there? How many empty...
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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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How Does an Organization Change and Innovate?

“It isn’t just about math and science anymore. It’s about creativity, imagination, and, above all, innovation. Organizations cannot compete on cost alone; innovation is CEO’s #1 priority.” -Business Week Special Report As the above...
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