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The Agile PMO

A project management office (PMO) can fulfill multiple functions related to the supervision of an organization’s project portfolio, often with managerial functions and with a strategic orientation that is added to the simple control and monitoring layer. Read more here…

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Control projects with your email with Teambot

ITM Platform launches Teambot for e-mail, the cousin of our Slack application. Now you will be able to consult all the information stored in ITM Platform via email. The best thing about Teambot is that any user can consult him, without needing any configuration!

Dealing with resistance to change when adopting a new PPM software

A PPM software is a vital tool to compete because it provides an unbiased and clear view of the status of the whole portfolio of projects. However, resistance to change can hinder the adoption of a corporate software. In this post, we cover some of the mechanisms available to successfully face these challenges.

The global challenges of the PMO

Project offices deal with common difficulties regardless of sector, company size or its geographical distribution. A survey done to more than 400 companies reveals that there are common patterns. In June 2017, ITM Platform launched an online questionnaire...

Project management as a digital transformation tool

The current competitive context is always more crowded and tougher: there is a boom of very innovative start-ups which are a real headache regarding all kind of markets and which make new technologies a source of competitive advantages: this phenomenon is...

10 pieces of advice when presenting to your CEO

One of the most important things for a project manager is presenting their results to the board of directors: who have the power to decide the future of the enterprise. In addition, high level management already have a preconception of projects: that they...

The 7 most useful apps for PMOs

When we talk about project management tools, we often think about gantt charts, project plans and project reports. But when the user is a PMO officer, things are quite different. You probably haven’t thought of all these apps to help you manage your project portfolio. Read more here…

Scaling agile to the enterprise in hybrid models

Agile is a flexible way of working in which an enterprise facilitates its people to work where, how, and when they want – with high resilience and fewer constraints – to boost up their performance and provide “best in class” value with customer compliance. Read more here…

A critical discussion of project value

In order to understand the business value of a project we have to put it into the context of the organization: its mission, vision, strategy and goals. We must understand the environment it operates in: customers, competitors, regulatory and legal considerations. How does the organization get things done, i.e. what are the processes and tools used?  What resources and competences does the organization have? How is the organization structured and governed?