PROJECT GOVERNANCE: KEYS TO SUCCESS

Good project governance achieves great results All projects benefit from strong project governance. With a good governance structure in place, project managers can feel confident and empowered to deliver to their best abilities; without a good structure, risk levels increase, and delivery can fall short of specifications.  The Association for Project Management defines project governance…

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS

Helping construction project managers face challenges specific to their industry Every project will face challenges at some point in its life cycle, and construction projects are no different. In fact, the challenges faced by construction project managers can be more significant than most, as construction projects tend to be inherently complex and dynamic, with large…

TIPS FOR MANAGING DATA SPRAWL

Dealing with data sprawl will bring big benefits for your business A good organization runs on good data. It’s both your most valuable resource and your ticket to sound decision-making, but keeping your data together in a coherent, manageable, searchable format is a more significant challenge than many realize.  What is ‘Data Sprawl’? The term…

PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN A POST-COVID WORLD

Understanding current project management trends will help future-proof your PMO As with all aspects of corporate life, project management has changed over the past 12 months. Features that were once considered ‘business as usual’- in-person meetings, office-based collaboration, easy-to-access site visits- have disappeared in many cases.  Instead, Project Management professionals are navigating a remote world…

HOW TO ASSESS YOUR ORGANIZATION’S PMO MATURITY LEVEL

Carrying out a PMO Maturity Assessment can improve organizational performance Whether you have recently introduced a PMO into your organization or have had an established function for a while, running through the process of a PMO maturity assessment can pay real dividends. It can help identify potential improvement opportunities and ensure that you are modeling…

DRMcNATTY LAUNCHES ENHANCED PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERVICES OFFERING

CALIFORNIA, May 24 2021: DRMcNatty is today launching an enhanced professional services offering, to be led by the Director of Project Management, Mark Atkinson. DRMcNatty has decades of experience in professional services and technology solutions. The announcement of these expanded service offerings further cements their expertise in the fields of project management, project management office…

FIVE PITFALLS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE IMPLEMENTATION

How to achieve the best results from your PPM Implementation Achieving a successful Project Management Software Implementation brings tangible benefits to your business. If you have a product that fits your needs, a workforce that is enthused to use the software, and a business process that meshes with the product, then the implementation should be…

NEW PPM TOOL IMPLEMENTATION: WHAT STAYS AND WHAT GOES?

Using a decision matrix to achieve a successful PPM tool implementation Once a project portfolio has reached a certain size and complexity, a business must have a strong project and portfolio management solution (PPM). Whether you’re improving on your current capabilities or starting from scratch, there are a number of steps you should take to…

STAFF AUGMENTATION CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS

Staff augmentation can add huge value to your organization Staff augmentation allows you to add skilled, expert staff to your workforce for a defined period and a specified reason. Using an augmentation approach means you don’t have to spend time recruiting and training staff in-house to deal with work that may be time-bound or sporadic…

IMPLEMENTATION CHANGE MANAGEMENT – LETTING PEOPLE KNOW

Good communication is an important factor in successful enterprise software implementation Change can be challenging for an organization, but there are ways of communicating change which can make the process run smoother. People in general can have the tendency to feel negatively about change, especially when it involves introducing something that they have not experienced…