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Portfolio Analysis Answers The Age-Old Question “What If…?”

Written by Ben Chamberlain on April 7th, 2021 at 1:52 pm

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In an earlier post, we looked at roadmaps, something that has been getting a lot of attention in the last couple of years.  Most will agree that roadmaps need to have substance behind them and their purpose is to improve your ability to run your business and make key decisions.  And perhaps most importantly, they must have the ability to support portfolio analytics.

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What’s the status of your status reports?

Written by Ben Chamberlain on March 31st, 2021 at 12:49 pm

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Since project management first became a formal discipline, status reports have been the bane of every project manager’s life.  Team members hate having to stop their work to update them.  Stakeholders doubt the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of them.  PMOs feel as though they spend way too much trying to corral them.  And leadership largely ignores them.

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The View From The Gartner PPM Summit

Written by Hubie Sturtevant on July 17th, 2019 at 10:45 am

Last month in Washington DC, PPM leaders from all over the world gathered for Gartner’s Program & Portfolio Management Summit. We thought we’d share a few observations from the event.

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Microsoft PPM Platforms: The Fact And The Fiction

Written by Ben Chamberlain on January 27th, 2016 at 4:19 pm


“Decades-old fables about Microsoft Project’s lack of capabilities bear little resemblance to today’s reality.”

We’ve all heard the age-old myths about the moon being made of cheese or fantastic creatures patrolling murky depths or hairy giants haunting the Pacific Northwest. With experience comes the wisdom to recognize which is truth and which isn’t. Yet, some of us do still occasionally fall for a modern myth or urban legend. Just ask anyone who still believes that Elvis has never really “left the building.”

UMT360 Revolutionizes Portfolio Management

Written by Ben Chamberlain on August 12th, 2013 at 5:29 pm

UMT’s product group, UMT360, is pleased to announce the release of its most ambitious product offering to date. UMT360 revolutionizes portfolio management by providing comprehensive, integrated solutions to help companies gain financial transparency and dramatically improve investment decisions across their projects, products and asset portfolios.

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