How to Determine Resource Pool Available for Your Project Portfolio?

So, here is an example of a “back of the envelope” calculation of total project resources bucket at a company that has proven to be extremely robust. Imagine that there are 250 employees working at the head office. It has been estimated via survey or questionnaires that approximately 30% of their time is spent on project work and 70% on business as usual, i.e. normal daily non-project tasks. Based on that information we can assess the size of the total project resource bucket at the company:

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The Current State of IT Portfolio Management Tooling

Is it any wonder that the vast majority of IT leaders have no idea what is in their organization’s Application Portfolio, how much it costs, and whether it actually supports business objectives?Today’s IT portfolio management landscape is littered by spreadsheets, sharepoints, emails, and single purpose, fragmented point tools that require error-prone manual consolidation

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The State of Digital Transformation: Over Confident and Under Invested?

A recent report from Fujitsu and subsequent post from Derek du Preez at Diginomica are must reading for every CIO and IT leader.  The sobering report indicates that IT and business leaders agree that digital transformation is critical for top line success and creating value for customers.  Yet most organizations lack a clear strategy

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How Do You Know if IT Costs Too Much?

Steven Hall of ISG – writing at CFO – has penned an excellent post “How Do You Know if IT Costs Too Much?” that very much reflects our thinking here at QuePro Advisors. Steven’s post looks at the issue of “IT Spend” most often expressed as Percentage of Revenue or Spend per Employee. In more traditional IT-environment

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Accelerate Digital – Transformation With Real Time Visibility

Based on the latest survey conducted by Colt, more than 68% of CIOs say they base high-pressure decisions on instinct and experience more than any other factor. Despite that, 76% admitted their instinct went against other sources, such as data or advice from third parties. The research findings indicate that lack of cohesion and

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Benefits of an eConsent Solution in Clinical Trials

Cloudbyz has added eConsent feature to its CTMS product built 100% native on Salesforce.com cloud platform leveraging innovative Salesforce lightning. Cloudbyz CTMS eConsent replaces the paper based informed consent document with interactive, multi-media enabled and template driven informed consent on mobile devices.

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Improve Portfolio Health By Avoiding Two Portfolio Management Extremes

Question number one highlights a common trap for many companies, approving all or almost all projects that get reviewed. This indicates that the project selection process is not working well. When governance councils have a project approval over 90%, it means very few projects are getting screened out and some poor projects are probably…

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