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London Borough of Waltham Forest deploys PM3time

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London, UK, May 2nd 2017 – Bestoutcome, the leading project, portfolio management (PPM) software company, is pleased to announce the roll-out of its pm3time, timesheet application, by the London Borough of Waltham Forest After an extensive evaluation and a number of demonstrations, London Borough of Waltham Forest selected Bestoutcome’s, PM3time tool. Nicolas Lightbown, Highways Regulatory […]

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NHS PMOs (CIP and QIPP); stop reinventing the wheel and save money!

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We have been working in the NHS for over 6 years and it is, as everyone knows, an organization that needs to save money and do more with less, a significant challenge for leaders NHS Trusts have to embark on a Cost Improvement Programme (CIP), comprising of multiple schemes designed to save money without impacting […]

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What is the point of a PMO?

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Is your PMO a vital cog in a well-oiled machine or do you spend time wondering what it is that they actually do? In this blog post our PMO expert David Walton gives his take on how to make sure you run are running a ‘value adding’, rather than ‘administrative’, PMO. I saw a recent […]

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One in five people waste 1/3rd of their work day; improve staff productivity with simple timesheet analysis.

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According to a recent survey, time-wasting at work in the UK is a huge problem. Over 80% of us admit to wasting some time and 1 in 5 actually waste a third of their entire day, every day. Our PMO expert, David Walton, has been filling in time-sheets to record his own productivity for more […]

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West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust deploys PM3

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London, UK, May 2nd 2017 – Bestoutcome, the leading project, portfolio management (PPM) software company, is pleased to announce the roll-out of its PM3 project, portfolio management tool by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust. West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust has over 100 projects and programmes that need to be delivered including a Cost Improvement Programme […]

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Who Should the Portfolio Office Report to?

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We are currently doing a PMO transformation at a large retail client based in London. They have had a very traditional PMO in place for a number of years. When I say traditional PMO, I mean one which is focused on reporting and timesheets. It is not fit for purpose and senior management are querying […]

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Stop, look up, and breathe; how to thrive in the NHS environment

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How do you break the daily cycle of urgency and find time to look ahead? With so much change in the NHS, you could be finding the day-to-day ‘hamster wheel’ overwhelming. Our guest writer Rita Symons (BSc, MSc, PCert.), writes about the necessity of allowing space to focus, and offers guidance on how to not only survive but thrive in the NHS today.

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How timesheet systems drive profitability for consultancies

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I have run a consultancy, Bestoutcome, for over 15 years and before that I worked for one of the big 4 consultancies, PwC. Consultancies are in essence a simple business; you sell people for a given rate per day or per hour, if you are lucky. All consultancies need to work out a utilisation rate […]

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Time tracking software; what you need to know to make it work in your organisation

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I admit that time tracking software is not the most riveting of topics, but time tracking software is an important system that helps with project costing, forecasting, control of contractors and even prevention of timesheet fraud. So, if you have decided that you need to upgrade from Excel timesheets or need new timesheet tracking software, […]

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Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust deploys PM3

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London, UK, December 12th 2016 – Bestoutcome, the leading project, portfolio management (PPM) software company, is pleased to announce the roll-out of its PM3 project, portfolio management tool by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust. Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust has over 400 projects and programmes that need to be delivered including a Cost Improvement Programme (CIP).  These […]

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