Category: In the Press

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”

PPM tool, PPO, ensures speedy project delivery and improved project maturity at leading short-term insurance advisor

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Short-term insurance advisor, PSG Insure, has successfully deployed Project Portfolio Office’s PPO, a locally developed online project portfolio management (PPM) and collaboration software suite, meeting its fast-maturing business needs. PSG Insure is one of the three divisions of PSG Konsult, a leading independent financial services group, with an extensive South African footprint and representation in … Continue reading "PPM tool, PPO, ensures speedy project delivery and improved project maturity at leading short-term insurance advisor"

Profica and PPO ease project management within the African built environment

Web-based document management, project management and collaboration tools are gaining traction within the African construction sector. So says Tim White, CEO of Profica, a construction and property solutions company that provides expert development, project and construction management services to high-profile clients across the African continent. Profica joined forces with Project Portfolio Office in 2007 to … Continue reading "Profica and PPO ease project management within the African built environment"

Vilicom strengthens customer focus with PPO

Vilicom strengthens customer focus with PPO

Vilicom, an international supplier of engineering solutions to the communications industry, focusing on cellular and wireless solutions, has further enhanced its customer experience through the implementation of Project Portfolio Office’s online project portfolio management (PPM) and collaboration application, PPO.

Project Portfolio Office expands African footprint into Nigeria

Online project portfolio management (PPM) application provider, Project Portfolio Office, has boosted its focus on the African continent, with the appointment of leading Nigerian project management, business analysis, and information technology consultancy, Project People. Says Project Portfolio Office co-founder and director, Guy Jelley: "We see huge potential for PPO within Nigeria, a country that is … Continue reading "Project Portfolio Office expands African footprint into Nigeria"