Organisations make investment trade off decisions every day. Assuming resources are scarce (cost/people/equipment…), decisions must be made about which projects (or investments) should be the priority. One answer to this is that the projects that return the most financial value should be done first, but there is also a need to consider which projects will … Continue reading How does your organisation choose which projects should be delivered?
Over the last few years we’ve worked with a number of government departments (state and federal), and large corporations who have engaged us to help develop their project management capability in various ways. Often, we find ourselves looking at the way organisations manage project risk and trying to ascertain if risks are being effectively … Continue reading The importance of risk management to strong project control
The role of the PMO is one that frequently sees change. In recent years organisations have been adapting and evolving their management practices from traditional methodologies in keeping up to date with the changing landscape. Andy Almenara is Head of PMO at SBS and is responsible for strategy development, project delivery, and portfolio … Continue reading Understanding the role of the PMO
Benefits realisation management (BRM) provides organisations with a way to measure how projects and programs add true value to the enterprise. This BRM Framework works to help organizations effectively manage and realise project benefits. It provides a set of questions and good practices that project, program, and portfolio management professionals can use to help guide … Continue reading Strategy frameworks for benefits realisation
At the end of July, senior PMO representatives from across the Australian public sector came together for two days in Sydney for the 2nd PMO Leadership conference. There was a real sense of collegiality and networking in the room as delegates shared their challenges, learnt from past mistakes and celebrated each others’ successes. Despite the … Continue reading Top Tips & Lessons learnt from the Public Sector PMO conference