Does your project suffer from spreadsheet errors?
There is not a project in this world that does not use spreadsheets from time to time and many are run exclusively by spreadsheets. Unfortunately, 88% of project spreadsheets suffer from errors, writes Patrick Weaver, and project managers need to do something about it.
Resource management to avoid project conflicts
Because projects are temporary endeavours undertaken to create unique products, services or results, organisations have temporary resource requirements that need to be accommodated. But how can organisations avoid resource conflicts between operations and projects and among multiple projects? Guy Wilmington provides the answer.
Implementing an enterprise project management tool
Enterprise project management, also known as portfolio project management (PPM) tools have many functions, but how many of them do we really need? Martin Vaughan suggests an approach that will make tools useful rather than baffling.
Evaluating a program management office
Many organisations have contemplated or implemented program management as a means of managing interrelated projects within their organisation, with varying degrees of success. PM Oracles asks, how do you know its value?
Can we automate project governance?
Is it really possible to automate governance when implementing a project planning matrix system? Martin Vaughan discusses workflow versus high level decision-making.
“The business needs to make a decision as to the relative priority of the initiative, assuming it goes ahead. Priorities will always inspire debate and discussion.”