Projects In, Money Out

A recent survey of senior project managers by Robbins-Gioia revealed that “for organizations that systematically align projects and programs to their overall business strategy, nearly 75 percent reported they are either very profitable (i.e., exceeding goals) or gaining momentum and increasing profitability.” According to Gartner Inc., Continue reading

Creating Organizational Excellence – Part Two

This post is the second in an ongoing series about organizational excellence, which consists of five elements. The first two are process management and project management.

Processes define how organizations function, and projects are the means by which organizations improve those processes. We define a project as a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product or service. For project management, we apply knowledge, skills, tools and technology to activities to meet or exceed stakeholders’ needs and project expectations Continue reading

Projects In, Money Out

A recent survey of senior project managers by Robbins-Gioia revealed that “for organizations that systematically align projects and programs to their overall business strategy, nearly 75 percent reported they are either very profitable (i.e., exceeding goals) or gaining momentum and increasing profitability.” According to Gartner Inc., Continue reading

Creating Organizational Excellence – Part Two

This post is the second in an ongoing series about organizational excellence, which consists of five elements. The first two are process management and project management.

Processes define how organizations function, and projects are the means by which organizations improve those processes. We define a project as a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product or service. For project management, we apply knowledge, skills, tools and technology to activities to meet or exceed stakeholders’ needs and project expectations Continue reading