Project Portfolio Management

Program and Portfolio Management: 5 Trends

Program and portfolio managers can no longer use predictive models to carry on with project goals till the end. The market dynamics compel projects to be extremely agile and disruptive. Gartner’s “Survey Analysis: PPM Leadership in the Era of Digital Business Requires Speed, Change and Collaboration” conveys that 87 percent of organizations believe that rate of change is becoming faster. Additionally, 89 percent responded that project lifecycles are speeding up as well. In this article …

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Check If Your PPM Solution Is Current with These Metrics

Project portfolio management (PPM) aids leaders in the decision-making process. The associated tools in this sphere have undergone significant changes to match up to the market standards. However, before you renew your license, check if your existing solution is the most updated one. In this article at CPS, Chris Aslett talks about how to use metrics to know whether your PPM solution is up-to-date. Is Your PPM Solution Current? PPM is a complex process, and …

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7 Signs You Need a New PPM Software

Software has made life easier for you, even more when it comes to project portfolio management (PPM). However, the downside of applications is they become obsolete after a while. You start looking out for a PPM software in the market that comes with advanced features. In this article at Meisterplan, Thomas Quandt shares with you the 7 signs that tell that you need a new PPM software. When Do You Need a PPM Software? It …

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4 Wrong Expectations You Have from PPM Software

Project portfolio management (PPM) is a minefield for leaders. You need to know its intricacies and read the fine prints closely before going ahead with a strategy. When you hunt for PPM software, you expect it to help manage those numerous projects in your portfolio. However, the software cannot make decisions on your behalf. Just like the autocorrect feature on your smartphone, it will give you possible solutions. It is you who needs to put …

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Consider These 6 AI Challenges Before Adoption

Throughout 2017, from CIOs to academics to media, everyone was excited about AI. The hype went on increasing until an Uber self-driving car caused the death of a woman in Arizona. Just a week before the accident, MIT Technology Review published an article that made an eye-opening enquiry—who is responsible for an AI-led death. In this article at CIO, Client Boulton shares with you 6 challenges of artificial intelligence that you must analyze before adopting …

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Driving Digital Transformation with New Project Portfolio Management Techniques

As a leader, you must be aware of project portfolio management and how you can utilize it to deliver outcomes within time limits and economically. The traditional approach was more about delivering quantity than quality and focused more on risk management and benefits realization. Moreover, it was ill-equipped to figure out optimal benefits from IT portfolios other than cost savings. So, a PPM was not that functional. However, new techniques were added which involved the …

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10 Business Tips from CTOs to Developers

Chief Technology Officers supervise developers in a product or service development process. However, frictions between them and developers occur, and the reason is lack of effective communication, says Qwyit CTO and founder Paul McGough. In this article at TechRepublic, Alison DeNisco Rayome shares the 10 tips that CTOs must give to developers. 10 Ways to Bridge the Gap in Understanding All do not have the same level of skills or understanding in a development team. …

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8 GDPR Facts Leaders Should Know About

European Union claims General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as the most significant rule on data privacy implemented in 20 years. Companies must secure personal information under this mandate. Service providers and information security agents should be aware of the rules and regulations. However, IT leaders must understand how GDPR changes the IT and business landscape. In this article at the Enterprisers Project, Stephanie Overby briefs about the 8 key facts that leaders should be aware …

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How to Ace the Role of a Project Portfolio Manager

To take up a project portfolio management role, you need to stand out in the crowd by dint of your skills and eagerness. There are several different project management roles out there and they follow different management approaches. However, all these roles demand some common qualities from an aspirant. In this article at Wrike Blog, Brianna Hansen points out the skills of a portfolio project manager. Understanding the Role and Its Responsibilities All project managers …

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3 Tips to Bring Revenue Focus to IT Successfully

A recent Harvey Nash survey reveals that 64 percent of CIOs were asked by CEOs to lead IT in making money rather than saving it. To make this possible, an organization must reevaluate itself in terms of corporate culture, infrastructure, employment, etc. Abbie Lundberg asked 15 CIOs about revenue strategies. Out of these CIOs, Lundberg had a panel discussion with 3 IT leaders at Red Hat’s Open Innovation Labs. In this article at the Enterprisers …

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