PPM

PPM without Getting Fired? Step 5: Clear Your Calendar

In the 16 years we have been working with customers (big and small) on their project portfolio management implementations we have seen every mistake in the book. Unfortunately, some mistakes turn into implementation disasters where budgets, time, and the careers … Read More

Closing Thoughts

Ultimately, program managers are judged on results. Creating a positive program culture that facilitates excellent project management should produce excellent results. Having the correct program manager attributes, knowing how to manage stakeholders, implementing the most effective program process strategy, deploying … Read More

Business Cases

A portfolio can include multiple programs, and/or the projects within a single program can be a portfolio. A portfolio is just a logical grouping of projects under a common leadership structure. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solutions, like WorkOtter, are inputs … Read More

Drive Where Your Program Is Going

A portfolio can include multiple programs, and/or the projects within a single program can be a portfolio. A portfolio is just a logical grouping of projects under a common leadership structure. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solutions, like WorkOtter, are inputs … Read More

Understand Where Your Program Is Today

A portfolio can include multiple programs, and/or the projects within a single program can be a portfolio. A portfolio is just a logical grouping of projects under a common leadership structure. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solutions, like WorkOtter, are inputs … Read More

Assess Where Your Program Has Been

A portfolio can include multiple programs, and/or the projects within a single program can be a portfolio. A portfolio is just a logical grouping of projects under a common leadership structure. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solutions, like WorkOtter, are inputs … Read More

WorkOtter Delivers Increased Reporting and Functionality

St. Louis, Missouri – 09/23/2014 WorkOtter SaaS project portfolio management (PPM) solution has added pre-configured monthly forecasting and utilization reporting for faster reporting and analysis of staffing, as well as service request prioritization functionality in their latest release. The new monthly reporting … Read More

PPM without Getting Fired? Step 4: Find a Bad Cop

I am constantly giving WorkOtter demos based on features people want in their resource and project management software.  More often than not the implementation is botched, the wrong tool is selected, training is ignored, the process is non-existent (or stifling), … Read More

Top 10 Reasons to NOT Implement SaaS Project Management Software

Unlike enterprise project management systems that require everyone to have a doctorate or toy like spreadsheet solutions with few benefits over email, WorkOtter is the “just right” solutions for all but .01% of companies. OK – Drumroll Please. Our top … Read More

Communicating the PPM Value Proposition to Your Boss

I was recently asked, “How do you communicate the “value” of a PPM solution to your client/boss?” Step 1: Set your goals with your boss/client? In my opinion there are only 3 real strategies that these goals should directly relate … Read More

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