Many global and enterprise project-centric organizations face the challenge of ensuring that exchange of data between Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) systems works in harmony. This white paper will help such organizations identify what to look for in a PPM system as well as provide useful strategies for software integrations.
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When delivering a presentation, a critical success factor is to keep everyone absorbed, engaged and enthusiastically participating in a meeting. A simple storyboard can help you Here is a useful guide for creating a simple storyboard and presenting important recommendations that grab and keep peoples’ attention, wherever they are.
Too often we tend to present information to stakeholders in just one way, thereby engaging some stakeholders and not others. But the more ways of presenting information you implement, the more likely you are to keep your stakeholders committed to the initiative.
Team performance is very much dependent on the level of trust within your team. However, building trust in culturally diverse, remote teams can be a complicated issue. Here are a few tips to help you understand certain patterns of behaviors within cultures and accelerate the trust-building process.
Effective stakeholder management is a part of project management and the key to project success. However, stakeholders in any role can be tough to identify. Here is how you define who the real project decision makers are and what roles they’re playing – sponsor, target, change agent or champion.
Continuing the analysis of 22 real projects case studies, this article focuses on the final six factors – Resources, Delivery, Project Management, Planning, Control, and Communication – that most contributed to project success or failure.
A lessons learned review can yield big benefits, but the conversation should necessarily be structured in a way that encourages constructive dialogue and open discussion. Here are some great tips on lessons learned reviews for virtual teams, who face special challenges when it comes to designing lessons learned sessions.
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