Category: Success Stories

V&A Waterfront PMO standardises and centralises commercial fit-out project process with PPO

The ‘fit-out’ project team of the commercial space at the iconic Victoria & Alfred (V&A) Waterfront in Cape Town is using Project Portfolio Office’s secure, cloud-based project portfolio management (PPM) tool, PPO, to help standardise the many activities related to more than 140 fit-out construction projects managed by the project management office (PMO) on an annual basis.

Taxi Recapitalisation South Africa improves project transparency, resource allocation and reporting with PPM tool

Taxi Recapitalisation South Africa (TRSA), the trading entity implementing the Revised Taxi Recapitalisation Programme (RTRP), has seen positive results when it comes to workflow, timesheet management and reporting within its programme management office (PMO), since officially rolling out Project Portfolio Office’s secure, cloud-based project portfolio management (PPM) tool, PPO, earlier this year.

PPM tool helps Harmony’s TPMO deliver all technology and business projects, aiding transformation to a centralised enterprise-wide shared services project office for the organisation


Harmony, a gold mining and exploration company with activities in both South Africa and Papua New Guinea, has successfully rolled out Project Portfolio Office’s PPO secure, cloud-based project portfolio management (PPM) tool, helping the organisation to manage a complex portfolio, which included the merging of AngloGold Ashanti’s remaining local assets into the Harmony business.

PG Group partners with PPO, retires Excel spreadsheets to automate project and portfolio status reporting


PG Group produces, distributes and installs automotive glass, building glass, aluminium frames and window film solutions. For more than 120 years, they have been the name for glass in Southern Africa and has since grown to become a significant worldwide player. Their mission is driven by its commitment to excellence and want to make a difference in their customer’s lives by solving glass problems with real care.

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.

10 actions for programme management offices to navigate a successful transformation programme


It’s common for organisations to launch complex and large-scale change transformation programmes yet, nearly 75 percent of these programme fail to improve business performance within the short or long-term. At the start of these transformation programmes, there is almost always tremendous pressure to get going as quickly as possible and this is where some of the first mistakes are made. Executive Sponsors are eager to get going to build trust that the investment is in good hands, whilst programme practitioners want to ensure that there is a solid foundation in place to execute the programme.

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


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"