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The Agile Enterprise PMO – Part 2 – Agile transformation is a process, not an end-state

Organisations become more and more Agile and this transformation takes years and might actually never complete. The entire organisation does not change at once or in lock-step. Some areas might ...
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The Agile Enterprise PMO – Part 1 – Principles of organisational control

Agile software development is here to stay and has quite a dramatic impact on the “traditional Enterprise PMO”, the department that was originally set-up to bring order into the chaos ...
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Seven things you should know about Project Portfolio Management

In simple terms project management is about doing projects right, Project portfolio management (PPM) is about doing the right projects – and ensuring those are done well. PPM complements successful ...
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How to choose the wrong KPI to measure your project progress?

KPIs – or Key Performance Indicators are an essential tool to measure whether projects deliver the desired business outcome during the project execution. Chosen badly they can also be used ...
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Building a successful Enterprise PMO

As organisations grow, their project portfolio becomes more complex or important projects fail management will set up an Enterprise PMO. Their names are different (e.g. Portfolio Management Office, Portfolio Management, ...
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The customisation trap

Companies buy off-the-shelf software to simplify their system landscape and reduce their support and maintenance costs – and then they “customise the hell out of it” – why? What can ...
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