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In November, I got the honour to present the new versions of Microsoft Project and SharePoint to a lot of customers cross-over Germany. I gathered lots of questions that I’d like to share. Here are my top 7 frequently asked questions (FAQ) from these sessions. General Topics Is there a […]

Top 7 FAQs on Microsoft Project and SharePoint 2013

Important tasks during planning and execution for each role
Matrix organizations with a strong line organization that are conducting programs are having two key players: program and department managers. Both roles are following competing goals. The program manager is focusing on time, budget and quality – the department manager will look for profitability, team management and corporate strategy. This […]

5 Important Planning Tasks for Programs in Matrix Organizations

Competing Goals in Program Management
Program management in matrix organizations works little different than managing a regular project. While a program owner handles the WBS and the schedule, work packages are delegated to departments with focus on delivery. More background information can be found in my last article. This article reflects on the two main […]

Top Reason for Conflicts in Program Management in Matrix Organizations