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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.
The word du jour in project management ‘agile’ is in stiff competition with the job title ‘Project Manager’ for misuse. Has anyone come to you and announced they were running their project using agile methods? It’s an immediate red flag to me as it’s often used as an excuse to not write anything down, agree […]
The Traditional Workplace is inefficient. Over time departments have most likely developed a complex set of processes that are supported by a series of informal networks and a variety of tools comprising of anything from Access databases, spreadsheets to Microsoft Paint – all to get the job done – slowly but surely-ish. What the traditional […]
How getting the right feedback can help your PMO soar Noun information about reactions to a product, a person’s performance of a task, etc. which is used as a basis for improvement. It is widely accepted that feedback works most effectively when it happens in quick response to the target behaviour (www.successfactors.com), however when it comes […]
Our VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity) world is demanding more and more from our projects and programmes. The adage of developing SMART objectives no longer works for some PMOs with their eye on the wider picture. S.M.A.R.T S – Specific, M – Measurable, A – Attainable, R – Relevant and T – Time based. This approach was developed […]
Stage gates are an element of most project management methods and indicate a certain level of maturity in organisations. But what are they and how can you successfully pass through a gate? Let’s find out. What are stage gates? Stage gates are triggered by the completion of a discrete piece of work in the project […]
The Chartered Body for our profession, the Association for Project Management has just published their latest Salary and Market Trends Survey. We have had a close association with the survey since its launch in 2015 so are always keen to see the latest information. So, let us get straight to the headlines of average salaries […]