17
Jul 17

Embedding a Benefit Delivery Framework at the University of Melbourne

There are several reasons why an organisation might choose to take a systematic approach to benefits management. A methodical approach to benefits management can assist the project owner to clearly articulate the proposed problem or opportunity and achieve project outcomes. It can inform project investment decision-making and project design, and it can form the basis … Continue reading Embedding a Benefit Delivery Framework at the University of Melbourne

09
Jun 17

Project success & sustained excellence: Leading practices for organisations worldwide

The demands of today’s rapidly changing global business environment present organisations with increasingly complex strategic and operational challenges. Staying competitive calls for the effective management of projects and programs, which drive all organisational change. Successful organisations recognise the benefits of disciplined project delivery: lower costs, greater efficiencies, improved customer and stakeholder satisfaction, and greater competitive … Continue reading Project success & sustained excellence: Leading practices for organisations worldwide

30
May 17

Improving organisational culture & vision around project management

In the past 10 years, I have been the lead on the establishment of three PMOs (Project Management Offices); two were in the private sector and I’m currently undertaking the third for a Public Sector organisation. When I first started this journey as a PM over 35 years ago, I was lost with no PM … Continue reading Improving organisational culture & vision around project management

22
May 17

5 factors that determine the success of your PMO

More organisational projects are meeting their objectives and being completed within budget compared to five years ago, according to the 2017 Pulse of the Profession report. The global Project Management Institute (PMI) survey of project management professionals charts current and future project management trends. Despite progress in the completion of projects, it found that organisations … Continue reading 5 factors that determine the success of your PMO

09
Feb 17

Driving outcomes, innovation & excellence in PMO leadership

Author:Psoda

Find out how to drive outcomes, innovation & excellence in PMOs with Psoda and QVC Solutions. With just under one month to go, Psoda is gearing up for our attendance at the Public Sector PMO Leadership conference in Canberra with our partner QVC Solutions. Not only are we exhibiting at the event, our CEO Bruce … Continue reading Driving outcomes, innovation & excellence in PMO leadership

08
Dec 16

Program Management Act headed to President Obama’s office

The Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act has been passed unanimously by the U.S Senate and is on its way to President Barack Obama’s office to be signed. Currently in the U.S, only 64% of government strategic initiatives actually fulfill their intended outcomes and business intent. However, research by the Project Management Institute shows that … Continue reading Program Management Act headed to President Obama’s office

17
Nov 16

PMOs and their power to change

Establishing and developing the capability of a PMO (Project Management Office) has implications beyond portfolio, program and project management. When driving change, many PMO leaders get bogged down in things they can’t control, like their organisation’s strategy, people and environment. However, what can be changed is process. PMOs are sitting on an oilfield of untapped potential. … Continue reading PMOs and their power to change

08
Nov 16

Project delivery excellence: where strategy meets execution

The differentiator between winners and losers, success and failure, making real change and remaining the same is not just about crafting the strategy or policy, but the execution. When it comes to execution, project delivery excellence is the key to success. For many people the phrase ‘project management’ conjures up images of templates, process, gating, … Continue reading Project delivery excellence: where strategy meets execution