Do’s and Don’ts of Hiring a Project Management Consulting Company

Many companies choose to hire consultants to establish an efficient system or process to enable desired success. We know that companies lose a significant amount of money when projects are handled ineffectively due to mismanagement, inefficient project managers etc. However, all problems are not solved miraculously by hiring a consulting company, especially one without the Read more about Do’s and Don’ts of Hiring a Project Management Consulting Company[…]

The 5 Most Common Mistakes When Managing a Project

Project management is truly a juggling act. One day you have to deal with a tough client, the next day the team members have not completed the assigned tasks, then you end each day or week having to report everything back to your manager. The dynamics of any particular project change on a daily basis, Read more about The 5 Most Common Mistakes When Managing a Project[…]

Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 7)

We have finally come down to the last step of establishing a PMO within an organization. In the previous parts to this series, I explained the first six steps required in which to put in place the correct processes and people within the PMO structure that will yield the best results: Plan the Transition Create a Read more about Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 7)[…]

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The PMO: Why and What Type Do You Need?

The Project Management Office (PMO) has increasingly become a fixture across corporate and government organizations around the world, gaining popularity as the adoption of formal project management practices proliferates. Depending on the organization though, a PMO may have wildly different responsibilities, composition, and authority. Some work strategically, offering high level visibility to executive management of Read more about The PMO: Why and What Type Do You Need?[…]

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Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 6)

We are now coming close to the end of the process of establishing a PMO within a company. The first five stages of this process in this series, I discussed the following: Planning the Transition Creating a PMO Governance Identifying and Developing Project Managers Creating a Project Methodology Creating a Resource Management Process     Read more about Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 6)[…]

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A Big Reason Why Projects Fail

Too often companies, tired of seeing projects fail, decide to purchase and implement a project management software expecting this will solve their projects’ delivery problem altogether. Truth is, a tool by itself is by no means the solution to an existing problem, it is only a part of it. What these companies are most likely lacking Read more about A Big Reason Why Projects Fail[…]

Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 5)

For companies wanting to establish a PMO within their organization, there are a number of things to think about prior to implementation. In the first four parts of this discussion I spoke about: Planning the Transition Creating a PMO Governance Identifying and Developing Project Managers Creating a Project Methodology   Stage 5 – Creating a Resource Read more about Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 5)[…]

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Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 4)

So far, I discussed the first three stages a company should follow in order to establish a PMO within the organization: Planning the Transition Creating a PMO Governance Identifying and Developing Project Managers   Stage 4 – Creating a Project Methodology Now let’s focus on Creating a Project Methodology that fits the company’s culture. In Read more about Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 4)[…]

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