A project is a temporary period of time with a defined beginning and end, undertaken to meet unique objectives, typically to bring added value or beneficial change. The temporary nature stands in contrast with operations, which are repetitive, or permanent functional activities to produce products or services. A project is usually time-cost-scope constrained.
Project management is the discipline of planning, organizing, securing, and managing resources to achieve project. In other words, Project Management is the set of methods, processes and systems supporting project and program delivery.
Our Project Managers are highly experienced, with software Applications and Business expertise. They are certified (PMP and SCRUM) and have between ten to twenty years’ experience working with leaders, managers, and teams in the Industry, Retail, e-commerce, UN and NGO. They are flexible and highly dedicated to integrate our customer teams and support your internal Project Managers.
In most companies, projects and project management are important to execute strategy but complex to manage:
These are absolute must to develop innovation, performance and differentiation from the competition. In this sense, project management became industrialized and a convenience.
In the same time, it is often a source of cultural and human difficulties. Each company is culturally "unique" and each project is defined as different. This apparent contradiction between "Industrialization" and "uniqueness" makes very difficult to find good project managers, able to adapt themselves to the company culture while successfully delivering project value added. It is even more difficult to keep these talents by giving them career path and perspectives, project after project...
The Project Portfolio Management (PPM) is supporting, following and controlling a collection of important investment projects all related in some way: by business line, organizational unit, part of a large program or institutional.
The Project Management Office (PMO) is the internal structure usually in charge of PPM with the following main objectives:
Strategic - Better align projects to company long term strategy.
Tactical - Launch the right projects at the right moment for the organization.
Economical - Increase synergy between projects. Reduce risks and delays. Increase ROI, Resource Management and Value creation.
Organizational - Better communication between projects stakeholders.