What is the Best PPM Software for New PMO's? A Complete Buyers Guide for Portfolio Management Software

We live in a digital age and portfolio management software is a critical component of successful strategy execution. PPM software enables strategic agility. You cannot afford to be slowed down by cumbersome spreadsheets – executives need the right strategic information in order to move at the…


PPM 101 - Good Project Portfolio Governance Delivers Superior Results

Strong project portfolio governance is the number one success factor for making portfolio management successful. Unfortunately, most companies struggle with governance. In fact, when you hear the word ‘governance’, what comes to mind? Do you think of bureaucracy, lots of meetings with few or no…


Difficulties of Strategy Delivery

The Realities of Strategic Execution

The Challenges of Strategic Execution Strategic execution is not easy – in fact, you almost always fail: »   90% of corporate strategies are never implemented »   70% of complex initiatives fail »   67% of projects are either challenged or impaired One of the continuing difficulties executives…


Why is Strategy Delivery So Hard?

Why Is Strategy Delivery So Hard?

The Challenge Recent studies¹ indicate that strategy implementation fails a stunning 50 to 90 percent of the time. For executives who are pressed to deliver value for their organizations and shareholders, those odds are unacceptable. Why is strategy delivery so difficult? What makes the odds of…


Use Your PMO to Drive Business Results

Today's Perspective As competitive pressures increase, the imperative to invest wisely and to ensure those investments come to fruition also increase. Having a clear view into your portfolio of business initiatives and an effective way of allocating budget and resources to each can yield…


PMO Software with Services

An Evolutionary PMO Improvement: Software with Services

PMO Failure Rate (a lack of PPM software with services) The success rate for most project organizations (PMO’s) is not promising. According to Gartner, the majority of PMO’s fail within three years. There are a number of factors that contribute to this failure rate: poorly set up PMO’s, inadequate…