7 Deadly Sins of Project and Portfolio Management

Abandon these 7 practices to be on your way to PMO nirvana.

Is great project management easy? Not many people will say that. It takes effort to stay on the path of best practices, but the results are well worth it when your projects consistently meet your goals, on time and on budget. The challenge is that many organizations practice the 7 Deadly Sins of Project and Portfolio Management.

To achieve great results, PMOs must cast off bad habits and embrace the changes that ensure projects will align with corporate priorities while delivering a competitive advantage.

This eBook is for:
7 deadly sins of project management

  • IT leaders who want to learn more about what to avoid in the world of PPM and PMO
  • PPM and PMO practitioners who want to make the case to management on why there is a need to improve project management processes
  • Business managers who want a better understand of project and portfolio management

Download this eBook to learn about how to keep your project management office from turning into a bottomless pit of cost overruns, deadline despair and resource allocation anguish. Abandon these 7 Deadly Sins of Project and Portfolio Management, and be on your way to PMO nirvana.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Project and Portfolio Management:
#1: Managing project costs separately from IT costs
#2: Communicating ineffectively
#3: Failing to track the team’s progress and performance
#4: Allocating resources for less valuable products and projects
#5: Prioritizing the wrong mix of investments across your portfolio
#6: Failing to validate the benefits of an initiative
#7: Skipping proven best practices


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