When you notice that similar projects are going off the rails again and again you start to wonder what you are doing wrong. They all kick off bravely with high ideals and achievable outcomes. The business drivers are laudable (praiseworthy even) and the KPIs are set. But something always seems to go awry. Any time… Continue reading Why project portfolio management software implementations struggle to deliver – Is it a 3 legged stool with 2 wonky legs?
Twenty-First Century project portfolio management (PPM) software is highly configurable. It’s what we expect, particularly from commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions. It’s a selling point. It’s also a great example of “careful what you ask for”, because you just might get it. When selecting a software solution you need to be able to tailor that solution… Continue reading Caught in the Configurability Conundrum