April 24, 2017

Technology Services World 2014 – A Recap

The TSIA Technology Services World Conference took place last week in Las Vegas and for those of you who couldn’t be there I’m sorry to say you missed a good one. Fantastic keynotes and countless informative and educational sessions tailored to five different services disciplines. In addition, there were several outstanding networking events and over 40 […]

PPM on the Rise

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In a span of a week Changepoint attended two very interesting Gartner PPM Conferences on two continents. For those of you who were unable to attend, I wanted to share our customer case study presentations from both events. Both presentations provide an interesting perspective on how our customers are using PPM in innovative ways to […]

PMI In-Depth Report Explores Enabling Change Through Strategic Initiatives

Organizations on average lose US$149 million every year for every $1 billion spent on strategic initiatives due to project performance, says a new report issued this past month by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The primary reasons for this failure and these financial losses? Insufficient communication and lack of leadership. Organizations who do effectively manage […]

Project Management Institute’s PMO of the Year® Award – Apply Now

The Project Management Institute’s PMO of the Year Award honors a PMO that has demonstrated superior organizational project management abilities by adding value to its organization through its support of successful strategic initiatives. The award, presented at the 2014 PMO Symposium recognizes a PMO that has established a vision for value delivery and has a […]

Is Your PMO Ready To Take A More Activist Role?

The turbulent nature of business, competing strategic initiatives and the pace of change is creating more pressure than ever before on the PMO and its leaders, according to industry research firm Gartner. In a press release issued April 15th, Gartner predicts most C-suites in the largest global organizations will rely on activist enterprise program management […]

Optimizing Your Application Portfolio Can Uncover Significant IT Savings

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Gartner research has shown that if you own an application for 15 years, the cost of the initial project will be, on average, 8% of the 15 year “total cost of ownership.” In other words, 92% of the cost of an average application occurs after the project has finished as “maintenance.” So how can enterprises […]