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Every organisation has a different view of what a PMO is, what it should do, and how it should support organisational change. That’s what makes it an exciting profession!
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CUSTOMER STORY | Microsoft PPM Powers the PMO Strategy for Samworth Brothers
Award-winning family business Samworth Brothers comprises a group of 19 businesses that manufacture and distribute quality food products throughout the UK. The company employs 8,000 staff and hit £1billion of revenue in 2017. The past three years have seen Samworth Brothers’ project portfolio expand from projects in double figures to a mix of more than 100 projects, presenting a complex resourcing challenge. A lack of resourcing visibility in the face of increasing customer demand motivated the decision to revamp methods and standards via the creation of a new Portfolio Management Office (PMO), tooled by Microsoft Project Online. Samantha Blunt, Head of PMO at Samworth Brothers, tells us more.
What is the difference between the PMO Practitioner and the PMO Leader course? Since launching the APM Accredited PMO Practitioner Course in January 2019, the team at Wellingtone have been collating feedback on what group of Practitioners needs next to develop their career further. One standout area is the dark arts of PMO (benefits, resource, […]
The State of Project Management is our annual research project run in conjunction with University College London. You’ll have to wait until May for the final 2019 report, but here’s a taster with some fascinating facts about our industry. According to The State of Project Management 2018 Report 42% of projects are run by “professional” […]
There’s no reason to laugh. Projects keep failing year after year and your organisation keeps making the same mistakes project after project. Indeed, there is no reason to laugh when, as a profession, we don’t seem to be able to solve this problem. In fact, looking at the results from The State of Project Management […]
Defining Project Dependencies Often, our clients ask for tips and tricks on managing a complicated project plan through the VUCA world which is full of ambiguity, and volatility. We often land on dependency management – a neat addition to your toolbox that can vastly improve the planning experience. The Project Management Reality When project execution […]
A bit of care and understanding of your Microsoft Project Cache For users who move between networks at work (Ethernet to WiFi to home networks), problems with the Project Cache is something always waiting to happen. To ensure the cache works seamlessly 1. Ensure the Project Save > Publish > Check In processes are 100% complete or […]
A question asked with almost every Project Online/Project Server deployment is “How do I create and manage cross project dependencies?” Projects rarely happen in isolation, and you will find that most projects are dependant on other projects tasks or deliverables to enable successful implementation. In this article we will explore two approaches for creating and […]