Articulating business benefits for portfolios, programs and projects
Portfolio, program and project managers face a demanding transition from the iron triangle to an imperative to prove the business benefits used to justify priority and budget allocation. Brian Franklin on the issues that P3 managers face in this regard.
Why are so many projects set up to fail?
Project failure rates have remained steady for at least the last 30 years despite increased knowledge and education about project management. Pat Weaver discusses the pervasive governance problems that lead to a culture of failure.
The dos and don’ts of project success
We readily accept that we learn from project failure, but these lessons don’t necessarily translate into a roadmap for success. So what does? Adeline Teoh takes lessons from the Guinness Book of World Records’ Highest IQ record holder.
Demystifying project benefits
Many claimed ‘benefits’ really are not benefits at all in many cases. Unless somebody wants and uses the results of an organisation’s projects there can be no benefits. Dr Phil Driver has a way to make sure all your projects contain benefits.