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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?
The day to day operations of Onyriq include the management of its research projects with ITM Platform. “We work with ITM Platform for both the execution of our projects and the development of proposals to clients, Since we calculate the differences between the proposal and the actual project (in budget, time and activities), that allows us to better know its profitability.” Read more here…
Although little is said about them in an activity plagued by engineers, certified project managers and software developers very much attached to the quality of technical details, financial services are one of the business sectors most benefiting from the management of Projects in a centralized portfolio
The Pentagon is not only the symbol of the most powerful military power in the world, but the supreme governing body of the American military: the public organization that has contributed the most to the consolidation of project management as a discipline. Read more…
We look at how Finland have adopted Project-based learning in their educational system. Finnish schools are required to have in their curriculum, for children aged 7-16 with at least an extended period of Phenomenon-Based Learning…
Anyone would say water is an abundant resource. However, Las Vegas is surrounded by the Nevada desert, one of the largest in the world. Learn how much planning it took to create sustainable water management infrastructures.
In this article, we will comment on some of the most striking cases of Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava and how adequate project management could have solved the budgetary problems derived from poor administration of the resources.
With proper project management such accidents or catastrophes in most cases could have been avoided, as we will discuss in this article.
This blog describes how to avoid project management failures using three examples of the most disastrous fails in history.
One of the main functions of the CIO is to estimate the planning and budgeting of the projects that will take place in the near future.