To take the next step along the journey
Project management is essential for any organization’s success, yet the message is not often realized.
Studies cite decline in completed projects within budget or meeting business intent. The average cost overrun for projects is 189% of their original estimates.
Conversely, mature Project Management skills ensure predictable results and lead to 40% more initiatives delivered successfully.
These words: "value" and "complete" have different meanings. A PMI survey of over a thousand project management professionals and interviews of top CEOs and PMO leaders revealed that the ability of projects to produce intended business benefits is just as important as whether they come in on time and on budget.
Organizations that mature their project management practices to better align work with strategic goals and focus on realizing benefits see 50% more of projects meeting original goals.
A project with financial or market consequence that has failed badly usually serves as the catalyst for improved delivery capabilities to remain competitive.
Defining the PMO levels of service and its span of control elevates its role, but project success depends on more than a newly organized approach. A 2013 PMI study showed that PMOs aligned with C-level suite produced revenue growth and increased margin through strategic project selection.
It is both science and art to blend planning and people to drive transformation tailored specifically to your needs and business.
for single or enterprise-wide technology projects to enhance your project and program performance and increase the probability of their successful completion whether the focus to achieve lasting value entails a business transformation, a technology initiative, or a regulatory compliance. We are skilled at managing Annual Operating, Merge & Acquisition or Carve-Out projects.
to assist you with the launching or re-establishment of project management offices. As there are many potential roles for PMO’s, we can help your organization mature your project, program and portfolio management practices to align your project implementations to strategic goals and generate lasting business value, improve stakeholder communications, or build consistent project management processes to achieve predictable results.
when requiring ongoing support and making continual improvement to your business through projects showing moderate complexity. You will benefit by a higher level of project ownership, continuity and engaged partnership.
when you face an inflexion cycle that requires special talent to partner with your leadership to navigate the next phase of growth but may not be advantageous to build or scale your Project Management team or Project Office.
Capability That Comes From Practice
With an average 25 years as practitioners, consultants and project advocates we bring a practical way to communicate and get buy-in on the business value of Project Management.
Just as graphite has versatile uses such as pencils, electrical conductor or lubricant, we also gain clear understanding of your challenges or opportunities, from your perspective, and discern the most appropriate method, tools and techniques to deliver projects tailored to your circumstances.
We become an extension to your staff to intervene when the sales of professional services must be both profitable and capable of delivery, especially when failing projects may be eliminating the profits of future ones. The business management of these types of projects goes beyond classic project management.
Recognizing that in average, 43% of projects experience scope creep or uncontrolled changes to scope and only 67% meet original goal and business intent, we apply our experience and gain your trust to deploy smart and repeatable processes for initiating and managing projects. We are positioned to drive product and services more successfully, enhance your brand, reduce operational cost and increase employee satisfaction.
We are skilled at boosting adaptability so your PMO can support expanding demand and staying relevant. Also, we can assist in elevating your PMO to a business differentiator by assisting your organization evolve from an operational and tactical focus to a strategic level. A PMI/CIO Magazine Industry survey found that “project success rates improve by 65% when managed with a mature, effective PMO”.