The PMO Hub
Welcome to Bestoutcome’s PMO Hub, the place where we share our latest ideas, case studies, news and insights on all things PPM and PMO.
Communicate Risks Effectively – How to Visualise Risks by Project Stage
Measuring and evaluating risk requires a vast amount of data capture and analysis, but how to you communicate this effectively to stakeholders in a clear and concise manner that inspires confidence? PMO expert and principle consultant at Bestoutcome, Tim schmeising-Barnes, walks you through an effective 5 stage process for effective data visualisation.
Programme Leadership is all about Focus
What are the critical aspects of Programme Leadership? What are the big mistakes to avoid and key areas to focus on if you want to ensure success. In this blog our MD and PMO expert, David Walton, shares some of the most important lessons learnt from years of running transformational programmes and conducting programme reviews for clients.
Top 3 Steering Committee Reports by PM3
Steering Committee reports are a part of a project managers working life, but one that we all struggle to get right from time to time. In this blog, our PMO specialist David Walton takes you through the top 3 reports that clients produce using our PPM Tool, PM3
Project risk management bias; How impartial are you?
Project management risk is something we all face as PMOs on a daily basis. But how much of our decision making is guided by fact, and how much by subconscious psychology?
3 steps to building your PMO Dashboard
The majority of PMOs that are, what we call ‘value-adding’ PMOs, will need to produce dashboards that inform senior management on the health of various portfolios or programmes. This blog looks at how to develop a value-adding dashboard using best practice
Why RAGS are useless without a road to green
Your project/programme highlight reports may include Red, Amber, Green (RAG) ratings. But without a RAGS road to green they won’t deliver the business benefits you seek. Most project and programme highlight reports include one or more Red, Amber, Green (RAG) ratings. These can signify the health of the project and also report on key aspects
How Many RAGS do you use?
Most project and programme highlight reports include one or more Red, Amber, Green (RAGS) ratings. These can signify the health of the project and also report on key aspects of the project, e.g. How committed are the stakeholders, or is the team motivated and performing? These ‘sub-RAGS’ are a good way of ensuring that key
PPM tools; techniques to get your team to love them!
In this blog, our in-house PMO expert, David Walton, shares more tricks and tips to get your team in the right mindset to realise the enormous benefits that a PMO tool can bring.