Project Creatures in a Portfolio
Many organizations struggle to finish their projects on time, on budget, and within scope. If you look into their portfolios, one of the first things to notice is the huge number of projects. Firefighting is all over the place. Portfolio management helps to solve the problem. In the articles, we focus on how to create a clean and lean portfolio by visualizing projects as specific
creatures with their own behavior.
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Five Pillars of Project Success
In the interview with Huang Jingming, it is concluded that, to promote project success, enterprises need to make efforts in five aspects: distinguishing project success from project management success, project manager's correct understanding of project charter, carefully selecting project development mode, giving full play to the value of PMO, and playing the key role of Party Building activities in large-scale projects.
ISO 21502 Replaces ISO 21500 – A New Perspective
The former ISO 21500 had a narrow focus. The new ISO 21502 incorporates the context much more strongly. This refers to the pre- and post-project phases, the overlaps with operations in a company, the overarching programs and project portfolios, and the influences of governance on the project. A distinction is made between the “integrated project management practices” that are directly essential for the management of an individual project and the “management practices for a project” that go beyond this. Unfortunately, the “soft side” of project management is given far too little attention in ISO 21502.