Stories by Adam Bookman

3 PMO Pitfalls That Jeopardise Every Project

Project management is booming. The Project Management Institute boasts a million members. Project management ranks third on "The Top Five In-Demand Skills" in U.S. News and World Report's University Directory. At the center of all of this project management activity lies the PMO, the project management office. An obscure concept 20 years ago, PMOs are nearly ubiquitous today in a business environment focused on efficiency, standards, metrics, and repeatability.

Written by Adam Bookman28 May 10 02:09

Project Portfolio Management: Three dangerous myths

The Standish Group's "CHAOS Summary 2009" report shows a marked decrease in IT project success rates, with 32 per cent of all projects succeeding. It's one thing to know that 68 per cent of all IT projects don't succeed. But it's another to look across your company and realise you have no way of knowing which of your projects might be in the 68 per cent bucket and which have the potential to be in the 32 per cent bucket.

Written by Adam Bookman23 Feb. 10 04:12