Seven Steps to a Successful Project Portfolio Management Implementation

by Jamal Moustafaev, MBA, PMP – president and founder of Thinktank Consulting A question that I get asked fairly frequently during my consulting or training engagements sounds something like this: We have heard about this “project portfolio management methodology” … How valuable is it and how do we go about implementing it? Considering the number of times Read more about Seven Steps to a Successful Project Portfolio Management Implementation[…]

PMO as a Service

By Hariharan Ramadoss, COO & Co-Founder, Cloudbyz Program and Project delivery in IT is becoming increasingly complex and challenging with the dispersion of project teams across geographies, multiple vendors, dynamic changes in scope, and stakeholder expectations of faster delivery at lower budgets. PMO function plays a crucial role in managing this complexity and overcoming the Read more about PMO as a Service[…]

Top 10 Project Risks and What to Do About Them

by Jamal Moustafaev, MBA, PMP – president and founder of Thinktank Consulting Here is my favourite definition of risk: Risk is a bad thing that can happen on your project, but you are not entirely sure it will Below you will find a tables 1 and 2 with ten most common risks and ways to address them Read more about Top 10 Project Risks and What to Do About Them[…]

Communicate Portfolio Value

By Tim Washington, Point B I recently finished a project helping a CPG organization within a large retail company implement a product portfolio management process. The company as a whole tends to avoid developing business processes, but this CPG organization recognized the need for greater process discipline around its product pipeline and work in-take. Any endeavor to implement Read more about Communicate Portfolio Value[…]

Cloudbyz, xLM Partner to Deliver “continuously” validated Cloudbyz CTMS

This partnership combines Cloudbyz’s eClinical Trial Apps with xLM’s Continuous Validation service that enables delivery of “validated” apps. xLM, LLC, the first managed service provider for delivering continuously validated cloud apps, today announced a partnership with Cloudbyz, a provider of eClinical apps built on Force.com. Now Cloudbyz can deliver each of their cloud-based apps as Read more about Cloudbyz, xLM Partner to Deliver “continuously” validated Cloudbyz CTMS[…]