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Submissions open for the 2020 South African PMO Award

Project Portfolio Office, a solution provider that helps organisations achieve greater project success, has announced that it will be managing the South African Project Management Office (PMO) Awards for 2020 and beyond.

PPO provides Mediclinic with maturity assessment as solid foundation for PPM tool implementation

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Around the world, healthcare is a business vertical like any other. Hospitals exist and operate within the healthcare arena with the ethical purpose of providing the best possible healthcare to the patients, while at the same time being able to generate profits in order to pay salaries, satisfy shareholders, and continue with the maintenance and improvement of standards and medical procedures.

So whose side are you on? Industry hot potatoes debated at quarterly Gauteng PMO Forum

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The recent leg of the Gauteng PMO Forum, supported by Project Portfolio Office, featured a lively conversational buzz as some 80 PMO leaders and executives took part in a multi-question debate. Three topical issues in the current project and portfolio management (PPM) space were presented, and after a brief introduction of each to set the scene, it was ‘G for go!’ on The Great Debate, the last event of this year in the popular series.

Project Portfolio Office looks at the current state of the local portfolio and project management, releasing results of first PMO Insights Report

Project Portfolio Office, a solution provider that helps organisations achieve greater project success, has released findings of the first ever comprehensive analysis of project management offices (PMOs) within South Africa. Project Portfolio Office equips businesses with processes to drive operational efficiency by either implementing a new project management office (PMO), operating a PMO, or optimising and maturing existing PMOs.

SoluGrowth uses PPO PPM tool to improve quality management, adding structure and discipline to business environment

SoluGrowth, a South African business process solutions company serving multinational clients across the globe, has enhanced its quality management measures for a global financial services corporation, as well as seriously cutting down on reporting man-hours and improving visibility around business processes, with the implementation of Project Portfolio Office’s PPO cloud-based project portfolio management (PPM) software.

Aspen Insurance embraces Project Portfolio Office partnership approach, with the rollout of PPO PPM software

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Aspen Insurance (Aspen), a leading provider of insurance and reinsurance, opted to implement PPO, Project Portfolio Office’s cloud-based project portfolio management (PPM) software in mid-2018, with the company making significant progress in time savings, project throughput and insight into data since the rollout. Richard Humphrey, Head of Group EPMO at Aspen, explains that two years … Continue reading “Aspen Insurance embraces Project Portfolio Office partnership approach, with the rollout of PPO PPM software”

Cummins Africa Middle East PMO shares transformation journey

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Stakeholder buy-in, business impact, governance, innovation, and an effective project management information system (PMIS) are the five most critical enablers for project management office (PMO) success. So says Avonisha Parsotham, PMO leader at Cummins (at the time of the award), speaker at the recent Project Management South Africa (PMSA) PMO Forum. Cummins is a global … Continue reading “Cummins Africa Middle East PMO shares transformation journey”

AB InBev improves compliance by 80 percent, using PPO

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Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world’s largest brewer, has rolled out Project Portfolio Office’s cloud-based project portfolio management (PPM) application, PPO, to track projects and consolidate reporting across 13 different African countries. AB InBev underwent an organisational structure change following its acquisition of SABMiller in late 2016, explains Woveshen Moodley, design & delivery lead: QA … Continue reading "AB InBev improves compliance by 80 percent, using PPO"

Nedbank Distribution delivers projects on time, every time with PPO

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The Distribution division of Nedbank, one of South Africa’s largest banks, recently implemented PPO, Project Portfolio Office’s cloud-based, immediately available project portfolio management (PPM) application to ease management of its numerous repeatable projects. Reedwan Samsoodeen, senior manager of operations, design and governance, Integrated Channel Enablement at Nedbank Distribution, explains that the division is responsible for … Continue reading "Nedbank Distribution delivers projects on time, every time with PPO"