Project Portfolio Management: Simplify the Selection Process

2 years 15 weeks ago

Many organizations struggle with project portfolio management (PPM).  On the face of it, portfolio management should be easy.  We want to align our fi\unding decisions to the organization’s strategic objectives.  Since budgets are limited, this becomes a constrained optimization problem, which most easily performed in the classroom.

Investment portfolio


Enterprise Project Management and Governance

2 years 17 weeks ago

Enterprise Project Management enables control within projects and programmes, management of constraints and resources across the portfolio, and assurance. However – if it’s not supporting decision making, half of the value is lost – and if your decision making is dysfunctional – then why bother?

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Waging the War Against Burnout—Infographic

2 years 19 weeks ago

Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s…a Super Project Manager!

True, they don’t wear capes or leap tall buildings in a single bound. But today’s Super Project Managers are fearlessly fighting back against the sworn enemies of project success: lack of visibility, misallocated resources, poor collaboration, disconnected teams—and the list goes on.

However, fighting


Leading Organizational Change

2 years 20 weeks ago

I spent most of my career in management, leading teams in fast-paced, ever-changing companies.  I have a lot of experience with organizational change. I led teams through reorganizations.  I have also been reorganized.  

Change is often necessary.  Today’s business environment is disruptive.  Enterprises must adapt.  However, the



2 years 20 weeks ago
FREE WHITE PAPER From PM Solution Pro ( “Remember this! Plan to Schedule, Schedule to Plan” underlines the misconception plaguing all fields of management. It briefly explains that a clear line of sight must always exist between risk-based planning and risk-based scheduling. It proves

Tips for Creating Effective Gantt Charts

2 years 22 weeks ago

Gantt charts are widely used by project management teams to recognize the current status and plan the upcoming activities of the project. Activities are represented as horizontal bars and the length of the bar shows the activity duration.

- Make a Task List at an Appropriate Level of Detail

Task lists should be created at an appropriate level of detail in


Highlight individual activities in Primavera P6 report

2 years 23 weeks ago

In primavera P6 report, they do not support to highlight individual activity which we want, such as activity behind schedule. Now, I will share with you one way to do this. And in this demo, I want to highlight activity has Total Float (TF) and Variance -BL Project Finish Date (Variance) to red if their value is less than or equal zero to alert for Project Manager and Contractor,



Have your say at Planning Planet's community gathering

2 years 24 weeks ago

The Planning Planet Midlands Kick-Off Meeting will be taking place on Wednesday 18 April 2018 from 18:30 onwards and is available for like-minded Project Controls practitioners in our industry. If you are interested in networking, sharing knowledge and truly learning more about Project Controls then this is most certainly


The Lean Restaurant

2 years 25 weeks ago

Go to Boston.  In the Beacon Hill neighborhood, you will find the Paramount Restaurant.  The Paramount is both a great eating experience and a fine example of Lean production.  The restaurant was opened in 1937.  Its unusual service policy that is prominently


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