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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 […]

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Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust deploys PM3

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28th March 2018 by Judi Beater London, UK, March 28th – Bestoutcome, the leading project, portfolio management (PPM) software company, is pleased to announce the roll-out of its PM3 project, portfolio management tool by Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust. Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust has a range of strategic programmes and transformational projects that need to be […]

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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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Did an obsession with the lowest tender price help sink Carillion?

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A colleague recently reviewed a large IT programme for a Government department that had gone way over budget, in both of time and money. What was extraordinary – or maybe not – was the fact that the original bid that won was 50% lower than the other two bids. The final cost after a two […]

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5 steps to making your PPM Tool Stick in 2018

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Implementing a good PPM tool is well-worth the investment, if you can make it stick! Our PMO expert, David Walton, shows you how to get your team embracing their new PPM tool as a better way of working.

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PM3 Cloud Tour

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PM3 has been redeveloped on to a 100% Cloud based platform. No software is required on the desktop. To access PM3 Cloud you only need a tablet, PC, internet connection and a browser.

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Bestoutcome announce the launch of PM3 Cloud (PPM Tool) including an enhanced Benefits Module

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Bestoutcome, the leading project, portfolio management (PPM) software company, is pleased to announce the launch of its new 100% cloud based PPM tool, PM3 Cloud.

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MDU Deploys Bestoutcome’s Project, Portfolio Management (PPM) System, PM3

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Bestoutcome, the leading project, portfolio management (PPM) software company, is pleased to announce the roll-out of its PPM system, PM3, by the MDU.

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