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Enterprise Investment Portfolio (Part 1) – Improving Performance

July 9, 2009


Looking at  Internal Investments as a portfolio put in perspective the way Enterprises are internally investing in changes considering risk and opportunity at a global level rather than at project level. The following classification of investment (introduced in  “How to fight “Business Urban Legends”) follows this approach: 1- Improving Performance 2- Sustaining the current Performance […]

How to fight “Business Urban Legends” – Integrate Investment Portfolio to BI

July 6, 2009


Business Urban Legends are everywhere and sit at the heart of each investment decision. Interestingly enough, companies claim their unique needs, culture and business models which make them different from the competition; yet they are prone to follow generic public statements (investment in central ERP has no ROI for instance) in the very heart of […]

The Great Project Manager (Final Episode) – Building Momentum

July 1, 2009


Several years ago, I have the chance to read Jim Collins’ book – “Good to Great” (G2G), that has changed the way I was approaching performance in Project Management. I suggest to share with you my learnings in applying the different concepts raised in this book into the management of Strategic Projects. The 5 key […]