10 Benefits of Project Portfolio Management

March 13th, 2019

Benefits of Project Portfolio Management

The 2017 PMI Pulse of the Profession Report claims that organizations investing in proven project management practices save 28 times more money because a greater number of their strategic initiatives are completed successfully. It is no surprise then that project portfolio management (PPM) has emerged as one of the key functions of a project management […]


What Is the Portfolio Management Lifecycle?

March 8th, 2019

Project Portfolio Lifecycle

Many organizations suffer from an inability to differentiate between “good busy” and “bad busy.” Investing time and money on projects that look good on paper doesn’t mean they’ll contribute to the organization’s core objectives. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) is a process that helps companies gain clarity to choose and execute the right projects. What is […]


Nostradamus for Projects (Part II): Utilizing Predictability Metrics in Benchmarking and Analysis to Improve Performance

November 7th, 2018

In Part I of Nostradamus for Projects, we covered how improving predictability in the construction industry can mitigate cost and schedule overruns, ultimately having a huge impact on returns and margins. Project predictability is simply knowing the outcome variance of a project as early as possible, i.e. how early in the project lifecycle is the […]


Project Selection: A Guide to Project Prioritization and Selection

October 2nd, 2018

There is no lack of project ideas in organizations today. Rather, there seems to be a problem of too many ideas, as a long pipeline of proposals wait in queue, competing for attention. Given the large scale and complexity of projects, as well as constraints in resources such as time and budget, the challenge is […]