Benefits Management

Benefits Management – A Thinking Tool for the PMO

Many people do not fully understand benefits, see them as a side-activity unconnected to the main activities of project, programme or change management – or just do not consider them at all. Benefits management is not an activity, it is a mind-set. Described as ‘the golden thread’ from business case to business as usual, benefits are the reason we invest ...

Read More »

The Benefits Landscape

Last week was the Benefits Management night over at Direct Line in Leeds. It was a stonker of a night and we’ve still not got the full video session done yet. Here’s a taster of what’s to come, the scene-setting for the night where PMO Flashmobbers were not only listening to a great session but also getting involved in a ...

Read More »

PMO Lab: Driving Executive Business Decisions

In the final session from the PMO Lab, we’re looking at metrics and measures that ultimately help to drive executive and business decisions. The PMO’s objective as a function which enables decision-making encompasses many areas. It could be the physical mechanisms that would allow decisions to be made, for example, producing reports, updating dashboards and so on. It can mean ...

Read More »

Top Ten Messages from the PMO Symposium 2016

This year’s theme at PMI’s PMO Symposium was all about Benefits Management, a big change from last year where the talk was all about portfolio management. There were about 700-800 people in attendance over the three days – and the set up was the same as last year. Some opening keynote speeches – a learning excursion (I picked the hospital ...

Read More »

Top Five Learnings \\ Benefits Management and the PMO

In April and May this year we ran two PMO Mini-Masterclass sessions on the subject of Benefits Management and the PMO. One in London and one in Edinburgh. You can see the full session here if you weren’t able to make it. The session was run by Eileen Roden who many of you will know as the refresh author for ...

Read More »