Author: Press Release

Central Bank of Lesotho crowned as first local PMO of the Year winner

The project management office (PMO) of the Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL), a statutory organisation fully owned by the Government of Lesotho, yet which enjoys relative independence in formulating and implementing monetary policy, has been named as first-ever PMO of the Year for the country.

Three common mistakes in strategy execution (and how to avoid them)

Effective project portfolio management (PPM) practices are crucial to survival for organisations faced with an uncertain economic and political climate. South African strategy executive, Leabetswe Bomvana looks at three common mistakes many businesses make when it comes to the execution of strategy, making her recommendations on how to overcome these.

Getting to grips with benefits management and delivery within the PMO

Despite the best efforts of many project management offices (PMOs), most are still struggling to get benefits management and delivery – a crucial part of ensuring that the business sees a return on its investment – successfully in place. Benefits management remains an elusive goal for many PMOs.

Lessons from Montserrat: A PMO in the shadow of volcanoes

Martin Parlett, Head of the PMO for the government of Montserrat, a Caribbean island, recently shared his ‘Lessons in Focus’ for project management offices (PMOs), highlighting that, wherever they may be based, and whatever they may be trying to achieve, the challenges for PMOs across the globe are common.

BankservAfrica crowned as South African PMO of the Year

The enterprise project management office (ePMO) of BankservAfrica, the largest automated clearing house in Africa, has taken the title of South Africa’s top PMO for 2022, with Altron Karabina, a Microsoft digital transformation partner, being named as runner up. The South African PMO Awards is an annual competition managed by Project Portfolio Office, a project and portfolio management (PPM) tool and solutions provider committed to growing the project management profession, in order to identify and recognise PMOs in South Africa that are delivering value to their organisations.

UWC simplifies project portfolio management environment with PPO

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) has optimised its project management office (PMO) environment, replacing multiple, stand-alone platforms with one easy-to-use, central solution, namely Project Portfolio Office’s cloud-based project portfolio management tool, PPO.