Effective benefits realisation for portfolios, programs and projects
Effective benefits realisation in the portfolios, programs and projects environment requires the establishment of clear business intentions and integration with current practices. Brian Franklin explains how to integrate outcome management.
10 ways project managers can create watertight contracts
Whether you’re hiring project team members on contracts or need to look after the legal paperwork for your project client, it pays to know something about contracts. Rolf Howard shares 10 tips to make sure they’re watertight.
Project portfolio management versus project ERP
What is project portfolio management software? How does it deliver value to a project-driven enterprise in a way that is different from EPM or ERP? Rob Stummer wades through an alphabet soup of three letter acronyms to figure out what project managers really want.
Role of the enterprise in driving projects
For change to be made effectively and efficiently it needs to be managed effectively and this is good news for project managers, writes Jonathan Whelan. But what role does the enterprise play in the success of these projects?
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.
Ethics, governance and the individual project manager
Ethics and integrity are essential for effective leadership, but when the governance of an organisation is involved, where does an individual project manager fit? Pat Weaver explores the legal and ethical landscape.