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The Top 3 PMO Reports by Bestoutcome

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In this blog, our in-house PMO expert David Walton has replicated Bestoutcome’s Top 3 PMO reports. The data is all made up, but the reports give you an insight into how real PMO’s across the UK are making use of PM3 everyday to give themselves one version of the truth across all their projects, programmes and portfolios.

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5 Common Misconceptions About PPM Tools

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Struggling to ‘sell’ the concept of PPM tools to your PMO? We share the top 5 misconceptions about PPM Tools and how addressing those can help to give your team the tools they need to get the job done!

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Two Key Steps to Implement PMO Tools Successfully in the NHS

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How are you planning to implement your PMO tool? In this blog, PMO expert David Walton shares his tips from over 20 successful PMO implementations across the NHS. We have implemented our PMO tool, PM3, into over 20 NHS organizations and numerous private sector organisations. Our experience has demonstrated that there are two important steps […]

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PPM tips; avoid these 3 resource management pitfalls for compelling ROI

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Have you ever felt like you could be managing resources more effectively than you are? In this blog our in-house PMO expert, David Walton, shares 3 of the most common pitfalls of resource management to help you maximise your ROI…

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Make your PMO more productive than ever with these simple tips

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Do you want to make your PMO more productive but find the same blockers keep occurring? In this blog, our in-house PMO expert, David Walton, shares his special expertise on this topic and shows you precisely how it can be done.

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Why a UK PPM Tool with ISO27001 accreditation is essential for GDPR

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We recently became ISO27001 accredited for the 3rd year. Our in-house PMO expert, David Walton, gives is take on why this makes such a difference to new and existing clients when choosing a new supplier.

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Sick of the blame culture? How to Improve productivity in your IT department

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Too often ‘blame IT’ is the default reaction when projects go wrong, but there are ways to protect yourself against these often bogus claims. With decades of experience working on ‘Big 4’ delivery programmes, our in-house expert, David Walton, shares his experience here to help you make sure that the next time it happens you can prove them wrong

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Why Big PPM is Doomed to Fail.

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Choosing a PPM tool that does the job efficiently whilst meeting everyone’s requirements can be fraught with difficulty for those tasked with making it happen. With decades of experience in the PMO field, our in-house expert, David Walton, has seen many implementations fall over, and shares his experience here to help you make sure that […]

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How to control IT project budgets (Cash or Accrual Accounting)

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As a project manager you are under great pressure to deliver your project on budget, on time and to scope and quality. This article has been written by our in-house PMO expert, David Walton, and gives you some easy-to-implement tricks and tips gleaned from many years experience across industries as diverse and complex as BP, […]

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Why a permanently green RAG status should scream ‘you’ve got a big problem on your hands’!?

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If you manage large scale IT projects or change programmes you have to read this. Each year hundreds of projects fail because of inadequate transparency and a culture of fear. Don’t let the next one be yours! Our in-house PMO expert, David Walton, takes you through the perils that lurk behind those green lights, showing you what to look out for and why you should avoid them in the first place.

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