Potential Threats To Portfolio Management Offices - 3 Outcomes

The Portfolio Management Office must ensure the project delivery methods deliver the business' desired outcomes, rather than just "finishing" a project.

Potential Threats To Portfolio Management Offices - 1 Investment Management Processes

When project/program investment management processes are disconnected from the project portfolio management processes, up to 80% of the project portfolio can be strategically irrelevant!

Problems With Reengineering Approaches

Orthodox approaches to reengineering get lost in the detail and end up 'swatting flies while missing the elephants'. To avoid this, simplify.

The Importance Of Knowing Your Current State In Detail

You must document your organization's current state in detail as everything you do today has to be either eliminated or accommodated in the future.

The Need For A TOP-To-Bottom Approach

Successful projects require the active and knowledgeable involvement of everyone top to bottom, from the board to the frontline staff

Constraints On Project Performance Improvement

The failure of any previous attempts to improve project performance should not constrain you from adopting a new approach.

The 8 Self Evident Value Delivery Truths #3 Who Is Accountable For Value

Accountability for value delivery performance lies at the top of the organization. They need to uplift the organization's value delivery capability.

TOP's Four Lens Perspective On Projects 3 - Program Control

TOP's four lens model changes management's perspectives and the processes involved in value and project delivery

The big hole in Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma has a big hole in it that is destroying massive business value - and a simple alternative exists

Critical Insights 12 - Software Is Just Automated Processes

Critical Insights (12) - A series of information processing steps that represent all or part of an end-to-end process.

The Dangers of Automating Processes

Only some processes should be automated otherwise you lose the knowledge you require