Basissysteem Registratie Projecten helpt Gemeente Ede met gerichte ontwikkeling van de stad

De gemeente Ede is een stad met ruim 100.000 inwoners. Het is een stad met een levendig centrum waar altijd wat te doen is voor jong en oud. De groene kwaliteit van de Veluwe dringt door tot in de stad. Ede versterkt haar aantrekkingskracht door te investeren in cultuur, kennis en het centrum. De inbreng, de creativiteit en de energie van onze inwoners en ondernemers is daarbij van groot belang. Ede kiest er voor om [...]


Project portfolio prioritization as the foundation of growth

Finland is in desperate need of growth. The creation of new jobs appear to be focused on small and medium-sized, growing businesses. This does not, however, exempt established companies from the responsibility of striving for growth. Revitalizing development and investment projects provide a foundation for growth. A project portfolio is an efficient management tool for choosing and prioritizing such projects. Need for reformation Many of the problems of traditional companies stem from the inability to [...]

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Project portfolio management and incorrectly evaluated risks

One of the main objectives of project portfolio management is balancing benefits and areas of emphasis with risks. Benefits and areas of emphasis are often established as a business-related justification, such as cash flow analysis or cost-benefit analysis. Reviewing these aspects allows for the observation of areas of emphasis in the project, such as the required staff resources, acquired services and investments. In addition to these, the review process includes benefits gained from the projects, [...]


What Makes Women the Best Project Managers

Project Management - a largely male dominated domain until recently, is now seeing more and more well qualified women taking the helm. Being great communicators Women can use their communication skills to get an edge over men in project management. Being assertive without coming off as abrasive, and using gentle persuasion to get buy-in from senior management helps the team and PMO. Regular conversations with stakeholders help the PMO align to business goals and get [...]


Six Common Ways to Be a Better Project Management Office

Managing projects is a second nature to many managers, in spite of not having a proper structure to do it. Every day is hectic with new initiatives, new software being built, tested and launched constantly. All these are projects ultimately depend upon their managers for success. The leaders who have a proper and structured project management office have an undeniable edge and advantage over the others. Listed below are the ways in which you can [...]


Define the PMO of 2015

In 2015 Project Management Offices will have to face new challenges while delivering value to their organizations. The project management office is geared towards establishment and accomplishments of goals linked to stakeholders needs. As firms move from traditional processes towards more agile operations, PMO has to play an active role in the process by making their leaders more adaptable to new technology. In today’s challenging business environment project management is a combination of hard decisions [...]


Why a Spreadsheet Is No Longer Adequate For IT Application Portfolio Management

Spreadsheets have been a critical working tool for most business processes for almost three decades. While they proved useful in the 1980s, the case is much different today owing to the increasing emphasis on technology and accuracy. This boosted use of technology in today’s businesses has made the spreadsheet obsolete. If your company is still using spreadsheets to manage and monitor its IT application portfolio, here are some reasons to make the change. A recent [...]


Roles and Responsibilities of a PMO

A universal set of principles, methods and templates are built by the PMO for the purpose of managing and executing various projects. With the help of standardization, it becomes easier for managers to switch between various projects and fresh project managers can work faster as well. Developing templates for managing projects means that uniform set components can be re-utilized. This ends up saving overall costs, time and effort for the business. Major roles in a [...]


Five Ways to Communicate your Project Portfolio Inside your Organization

Project portfolio management (PPM) is an effective internal organization tool which articulates the nature and purpose of a project and also in determining the outcome. Here are some of the ways in which you can communicate a PPM inside your organization. Power Point Presentations This is a classic computer program that has been the pitch-factor behind millions of successful projects across the world. Its popularity is rooted in its user friendly interface and versatility across [...]


Manage your Business Environment Risks with Project Portfolio

A business is subject to multiple environmental risks including market, legal, operational and strategic risk as well as risk from factors like governance and hazards like terrorism, civil unrest and more. An effective Project Portfolio Management (PPM) strategy can help a business be prepared for multiple contingencies, allowing the management team to make more informed decisions. Project Portfolio Risk management can help identify some of these risks in advance to determine what the likely impediments [...]