September 21, 2011 in Blog, Tools
Your sales team has successfully bid and won a contract. The signed contract was dropped off on your desk a few minutes ago. As almost always happens, the negotiations on the price of the contract went on longer than planned but the end delivery date did not change. Your team will have to hit the ground running. How do you bring everybody on the same page and communicate the plan forward? One tool that I use in this situation is the Project Kick Off Meeting. In fact, I like it so much that I usually have two of them. One internal to my organization and one with the customer. Read the rest of this entry →
September 11, 2011 in Blog, Framework
One of the most confusing things to people new to projects is the terminology. And since this is the first post I thought we would start with a few explanations.
•What is a project?
•What is a program?
•What does a Program Management Office do?
•How do they all fit together?
September 8, 2011 in Blog
Welcome to the PMO HQ. Here we are going to talk about setting up, running, monitoring, delivering and closing programs. It will be a mixture of Case Studies, step by step instructions and also frame works that you can use right away. Read the rest of this entry →