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New! Faster task imports.

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Based on user feedback and observing how users use the Task Import functionality we have found that most users do not modify the imported tasks before doing the actual import. We have therefore added a direct Import feature which skips the Preview screen and just directly imports all tasks on the project plan in just … Continue reading "New! Faster task imports."

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"

New Feature: Connecting project sponsors with project status information just got easier!

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Project visibility is almost always listed as a top priority for project sponsors wanting to understand the performance of projects and programmes for which they are responsible.  In my 15 years+ of working with our clients and performing the role of a project sponsor myself, I’ve witnessed many project managers acknowledge that connecting with project … Continue reading "New Feature: Connecting project sponsors with project status information just got easier!"

Tungsten Network’s project delivery team evolves to strategic professional services with PPO’s project management tool

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Tungsten Network, the global business transaction network, has evolved its project delivery function to a truly strategic professional services capability, by embedding Project Portfolio Office’s online project portfolio management (PPM) and collaboration application (PPO) into its operations. Tungsten Network’s project team is called on to deliver external-facing projects to its enterprise clients across the globe. … Continue reading “Tungsten Network’s project delivery team evolves to strategic professional services with PPO’s project management tool”

Sanlam Investments slashes reporting time with PPM tool, PPO

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Sanlam Investments, one of South Africa’s largest investment management companies, is using Project Portfolio Office’s simple to use, cost-effective project portfolio management (PPM) tool, PPO, for improved reporting and greater collaboration across the organisation. Sanlam Investments offers a range of local and offshore investment products to end-investors, financial planners and institutions, including passively and actively … Continue reading "Sanlam Investments slashes reporting time with PPM tool, PPO"

Keep your time spent on editing project, programme and employee information to a minimum with multiple edit!

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For project management office (PMO) resources, your most important commodity is time. This means that you need your project management tool to make it as simple as possible for you to update, consolidate and report on the project portfolio. Knowing that PMO resources are always looking for ways to reduce the time spent on administrative … Continue reading "Keep your time spent on editing project, programme and employee information to a minimum with multiple edit!"

What PMO leaders and executives are doing to secure their seat at the strategy table

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I was privileged to lead the discussion  on what successful project management office (PMO) leaders and executives are doing to secure their seat at the strategy table at the recent Gauteng PMO forum. The forum is an invitation only interest group under the umbrella of Project Management South Africa (PMSA) that  provides members with a regular opportunity … Continue reading “What PMO leaders and executives are doing to secure their seat at the strategy table”