Don’t Execute Your Strategy!

Many years and more hair ago, when I managed my first PMO, I was asked why I would want to go through the trouble of planning and tracking a project portfolio. It seemed a lot of work to identify projects that we wanted to do ahead of time, make sure they align to strategy, perform […]

Do You Have an Effective Strategy?

One of my favourite aspects of working through a project portfolio is starting with the end in mind.  “Make more profit.” “Increase sales.”  Sure, those are nice things to do, but they don’t make a strategy.  So why does it matter?  As an executive I once worked with said, it’s important to start with the […]