Results from the PwC 2014 Global PPM Survey, demonstrate that some important issues have not changed across the four surveys undertaken by PwC over the past 10 years. With input from a cross section of industries and geographies, the Survey demonstrates many challenges are related to basic project management elements: poor estimates; changes in scope; and poorly defined goals as top reasons why projects overrun. Something needs to be done differently to resolve this trend. More effective execution can be accelerated by embedding professionalism, standardising tools and methods and leveraging the right PPM expertise.
The survey reinforces the importance of more mature programme and portfolio management approaches and building capability to gaining competitive advantage. The leading organisations are now focused on PPM capabilities throughout the full investment lifecycle:
PwC has a global team of Portfolio and Programme Management (PPM) professionals who specialise in designing and delivering complex transformation programmes.
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