Bad planning of employees and their capacities can quickly turn a company upside down, and suddenly everything is on fire. The result is often a firefighting mentality, where resource management is simply used to put out the fires with no long-term solution. How does this happen, and how can you turn things around?
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Sometimes you stumble over a phrase that very aptly describes the day-to-day challenges of project portfolio management. The following compilation is really just a small selection of helpful quotes for those managing project portfolios. Time for some inspiration!
The term "agile" is still a buzzword, but very few companies actually use agile project management 100% of the time. Traditional project management is still around, but we are seeing more and more companies turn to hybrid project management methods. In this blog post, we explain why using 100% agile project management methods is wishful thinking and why a hybrid method is the reality.
We at Meisterplan know which questions PMOs have to answer over and over again, so we have provided preconfigured reports in Meisterplan. In this post, we will briefly summarize the top reports for PMOs to best support management, resource managers and project managers.
Traditional project portfolio management is not up to the demands of start-ups. It is too slow for quick decision-making and too complex for data management. Due to the way start-ups work, Lean PPM is now on the rise among these innovators.
Traditional project portfolio management with a Swiss Army knife of functions and a complex PPM process is usually very expensive while producing minimal results. Applying the 80/20 rule may lead you to question: if 20% of the process and functions bring 80% of the results, then why should we make everything so complicated?
More projects than ever before are being successfully completed within budget. This statement is supported by PMI, which records current figures in its annual report on the Pulse of the Profession. We explore three key points from PMI research which explains this success.
How do you measure the performance of a PMO to prove its worth? In this post, we'll show you some possible KPIs for PMOs that you can use to measure the success of the department.
There is a lot of hype over Game of Thrones. It's understandable, because the epic stories contain not only great images and moments, but even get great insights. In this article, we explore what Game of Thrones can teach you about project portfolio management. Because, obviously, giants and wildlings have a lot to do with your project portfolio.