Friday, 6 June 2014

Microsoft EPM 2013 Case Study - Ministry of Health Saudi Arabia

Ministry of Health Saudi Arabia Allows Check-ups on the Move for Health Ministry's IT Projects
Ministry of Health (MoH) in Saudi Arabia could hardly avoid noticing Saudis' enthusiasm for mobile electronic devices, which are used widely, including for accessing social networking websites. In 2013 the ministry’s Project Management Office (PMO) realized that it could exploit that popularity to improve further its oversight of IT projects, by upgrading from its Microsoft Enterprise Project Management (EPM) 2010 software to the 2013 version.

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Tuesday, 3 June 2014

What can CIOs do to avoid project failure?

Excellent article in CIO Magazine;

Projects require the right teams and as CIO you'll need to select individuals who have the right skills, a proper understanding of the methodology based on appropriate training, and very importantly the capacity to take on the project.

By ensuring good governance and clear project specification, which should be driven by business objectives, you can give your team, and your customer, a thorough understanding of the end goal and a clear vision of where a project is heading. It also means that when a project is not working effectively, it can be picked up earlier and prevent much wasted time and resources.

Risk and stakeholder management has an enormous contribution to make if you're looking to be successful.

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