AutomationEdge and Cloudbyz Announce Partnership to Drive Next Generation Technology

Houston, USA 20 Aug, 2017– AutomationEdge, one of the global leaders in providing IT Automation and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions, announces its partnership with Cloudbyz, a leader in cloud based enterprise applications. The strategic partnership will enable both the leaders to serve their customers much better by leveraging complementary strengths in the IT Automation, Read more about AutomationEdge and Cloudbyz Announce Partnership to Drive Next Generation Technology[…]

Cloudbyz ITPM July 2017 Release Overview

Cloudbyz PPM July’17 release bring exciting new features that users requested and will find extremely useful. We have also fixed certain issues related to export of project schedule to MS Project. New Features: Timesheet The Timesheet functionality which is typically the one used by all users in an organization is revamped with a simple to Read more about Cloudbyz ITPM July 2017 Release Overview[…]

Be Careful Managing Project Dependencies

  By Tim Washington, Point B Managing project dependencies are an important part of portfolio planning as well as tactically managing project execution. Unknown dependencies represent a major portfolio risk and in complex environments, inadequate identification of project dependencies can derail projects or programs. Dependencies can be any deliverable, process, standard, technology, or product that is produced Read more about Be Careful Managing Project Dependencies[…]

How to Measure Projects Success: Successful vs. Troubled vs. Failed Projects

By Jamal Moustafaev, MBA, PMP – president and founder of Thinktank Consulting Traditional Models There are a lot of rating models out there that attempt to define project success or failure. There is the traditional one: Success: Finished (more or less) on time, within budget and met all requirements Challenged:  Reaches conclusion, but with cost overruns and Read more about How to Measure Projects Success: Successful vs. Troubled vs. Failed Projects[…]

Project Portfolio Management – The Role of the PMO

By Jamal Moustafaev, MBA, PMP – president and founder of Thinktank Consulting The role of the PMO in the project portfolio management process can be generally divided into two domains: project prioritization and selection as well as project management and monitoring (see Figure 1). Figure 1 The first role of the PMO is to act as a Read more about Project Portfolio Management – The Role of the PMO[…]

Why Should You Try to Generate as Many Project Proposals as Possible

By Jamal Moustafaev, MBA, PMP – president and founder of Thinktank Consulting A great American scientist and a 1954 Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Linus Pauling once said, “If you want to have good ideas you must have many ideas. Most of them will be wrong, and what you have to learn is which ones to throw Read more about Why Should You Try to Generate as Many Project Proposals as Possible[…]

Benefits of Social Collaboration

By Tim Washington, Point B The Potential for Social Collaboration Innovation is a hot topic in business right now with an ever growing need for companies to deliver better products and services.  A key ingredient for fostering innovation is enterprise collaboration. Until a few years ago, collaboration was often limited to smaller teams, but this could introduce Read more about Benefits of Social Collaboration[…]

Government Sector Project Portfolio Management Summary – Infographic

by Jamal Moustafaev, MBA, PMP – president and founder of Thinktank Consulting I have got some exciting news today! My third book “Project Portfolio Management in Theory and Practice: Thirty Case Studies from around the World” has just been released by Auerbach Publications. So, to commemorate this event, I will be publishing a series of infographics dedicated to project Read more about Government Sector Project Portfolio Management Summary – Infographic[…]

Five Uses of a Prioritization Scoring Model

By Tim Washington, Point B Project prioritization is one of the most common topics in portfolio management literature. Within the context of project prioritization is the matter of scoring models because scoring models are the most widely used approach to prioritize projects. Although there are a lot of opinions on the effectiveness of common scoring models, they Read more about Five Uses of a Prioritization Scoring Model[…]