What is a PMO, and do you need it?
Being able to deliver a project on time, to budget, and to spec is the project manager’s dream. But as budgets are squeezed and markets become increasingly competitive, projects are increasingly at risk of coming up short – or worse – failing completely. Even with a team of dedicated managers working their magic, things like miscommunication, poor training, or lack of standardization across an organization can cast a shadow over a project’s success. This is where a PMO comes in.
What’s the Current State of DevOps?
Recently, two different groups released reports on the current state of the DevOps movement. Puppet and Splunk served as primary sponsors of the 2018 State of DevOps Report, which surveyed more than 3,000 people worldwide, most of them from companies implementing DevOps.
The Most Effective Ways to Prepare Your Team for a Project
It’s safe to say that preparing your team diligently for a new project is an essential component of a job well done. While new projects can excite and challenge us, they also insufflate a sense of fear. This is the main reason why preparation is imperative.
Scrum values can help your team become psychologically safe
While teaching a class earlier this week, a learner asked how will team members start to feel psychologically safe, especially if they are working in a company whose culture isn’t fully supportive of this critical ingredient to a high performing team.
8 Emerging Trends in Project Management for 2019
Scoro works with many marketing agencies from all over the world and Marketing Week Live in London was a great chance to get insight into the newest marketing trends and obstacles that specialists are facing. More importantly, it was an excellent opportunity to share our knowledge of the most interesting trends in project management. In case you missed it, this 10-minute read will get you right up to speed with the latest trends.
6 Key Characters to create the Ultimate PMO
In our new series, in which we will be investigating what constitutes the ideal PMO, Margaret Meloni from PM Student talks us through the different characters in the ideal PMO and what skills/qualities they offer. Margaret also looks at how they interact with each other and play upon each other’s strengths.