Project & Portfolio Management - Solution Sets

Focus on Project Management Essentials

Satisfaction with IT project outcomes is very low. Effective project management is critical yet organizations resist it.

Avoid Project Management Pitfalls

To achieve greater likelihood that your project will stay on track, watch out for the four big pitfalls: scope creep, failure to obtain stakeholder commitment, inability...

Improve Executive Advocacy for IT

IT managers often need to work through an executive intermediary, such as a CFO, CIO, or VP, who acts as an advocate for IT initiatives. The advocate may not understand...

Optimize IT Decision-Making

A key objective for IT management should be to establish effective decision rights for IT versus the business. Misplaced rights can create problems for IT that at the...

Take Control of Infrastructure Metrics

Many organizations collect metrics to validate they are keeping the lights on and the infrastructure running. But the Infrastructure Managers who are benefiting the most...

Use Applications Metrics That Matter

Applications management is a delicate balance, and metrics help maintain that balance. It all begins with measuring quality and customer satisfaction.

Establish an Effective PMO for IT

Implementing a PMO can help to ensure that resources are being used effectively, projects are completed successfully, standardized processes are being followed, and...
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Create a Comprehensive BPM Strategy for Successful Process Automation

A BPM Strategy and Roadmap will provide an opportunity to overcome these gaps by assisting the organization in identifying the most appropriate class of tools and...
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Select and Implement the Right BPM Solution for the Organization

Business process management (BPM) technology is a mature and dynamic market, with a landscape full of vendors with cutting edge solutions and diverse offerings. Identify...
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Manage a Minimum-Viable PMO

If your organization designates people “project managers” but doesn’t allocate time to project management duties, you can use this blueprint to find the right balance of...
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