PM Governance Combined with Agile Tools Improves Delivery and Quality of Financial Services Programs
Changing state and federal regulatory compliance challenges caused this company to reinvent its custom-built storefront and home office systems. The IT and PMO teams were geared more for operational maintenance rather than for the complexities of developing new systems. This resulted in an overwhelming workload and schedule overrun measured in years. A years-overdue project was brought to Operational Pilot, saving millions in development time.
Transformative Leadership Sets Financial Services Enterprise PMO on Fast Track to Strategic Value
For this privately held financial services company, a compelling journey of business transformation started with a good read.
Pharmaceutical Company’s Internal PM Certification Program Brings More Predictable Project Outcomes
An internal PM certification program was rapidly developed and implemented. During the first three years, over 400 participants attended more than 30 courses. Team members, project managers, and sponsors gained a good understanding of project management and the techniques needed to achieve more consistent project delivery. The program’s ability to remain intact after an acquisition validated the program’s value to the larger company globally.
Accident Fund’s Award-Winning PMO Puts Processes Before Tools in Implementing Project Portfolio Management
VSI Technologies used its PPM Maturity and Project Management Maturity Models to develop an improvement roadmap that included a number of specific recommendations from a project management governance perspective. Established PPM processes that helped eliminate approximately 100 non-value-adding projects, led to the successful implementation of a PPM tool, and won the company national acclaim – all in under three years.
Mentoring Brings an Enhanced Focus on Accountability to Merchants Insurance Group
VSI Technologies led a targeted mentoring program for the client's project leads to provide one-on-one advice and coaching on how to apply consistent project management practices within the confines of their actual projects. Value Delivered: Improved on-time project delivery to 80% resulting in one program booking $100,000 of business in the first three days, and another program realizing 758% revenue growth in the first two months of introduction.
Wireless Warehouse Initiative Transforms Materials Management Operations and Improves Delivery Speed by 66%
For a world-wide provider of turbine-driven gas compression, oil pumping and power generation packages: VSI Technologies provided a senior-level project manager to lead the implementation of a warehouse radio frequency (RF) solution, being responsible for overseeing requirements gathering, systems design, procurement and installation of the necessary hardware and software, and coordinating user acceptance testing. Value Delivered: Thanks to a retooling of the materials management system incorporating RF automation, the company’s warehouse accelerated delivery speed of parts by 66%, creating a significant reduction in overall time to market. This complex automation project came in on time and more than 18% under budget.
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