5 reasons why project management is a no-brainer for your rapidly growing startup
The concept of project management sounds taboo-ish when discussing it in the dynamic spheres of rapidly growing startups. The term has connotations of the anti-startup: the big, heavy, and slow enterprises that require everything to be done rigidly. In reality, whether you’re in the “search”, “build”, or “grow” stage of your startup, or whether you consider yourself […]
The first thing to do when setting up a PMO
Setting up a Project Management Office (PMO) can appear to be daunting. And let’s not kid anyone. It is. It actually is. It requires careful planning, deliberate relationship building, flawless execution and continuous improvement. Throw in a mix of doubters, “we’re not going to change”-ers, and differing demands, it makes the situation even more challenging. […]
Setting a PMO for the first time? No PM experience? Wow them in 100 days!
Everyone starts from somewhere, so it’s not totally far-fetched to think about someone setting up a Project Management Office (PMO) for the first-time. But to do so with NO project management experience? Isn’t that unheard of? Maybe. Is that even possible? Yes! I recently spoke at the PMI Lakeshore chapter in Toronto (Canada) on the topic and […]
PMO Setup Hurdles (& Solutions) In 60 Minutes
Have you heard of #PMchat? I hadn’t, until someone mentioned it to me lately and was blown away by it. It’s been around for 5 years and brings together an amazing community of project managers and business leaders on Twitter for an hour every Friday to talk about best practices on various project management related topics. In fact, Inc Magazine names […]
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[CASE] PMO: Chaos to order in 4 months at a Fortune 500 Insurance Giant
Yes – you read that subject line correctly! And in doing so, the Project Management Office (PMO) was able to: Before all this though, the Canadian arm of the North American insurance leader (with a global presence) exhibited some key challenges including The business case for having a PMO was clear. This wasn’t a situation […]