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Value Portfolio Optimization and Management Service
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Our Value Portfolio Optimization and Management Service is a forward thinking and predictive visualization of the value of your software investments. By focusing your project portfolio on value, our service frees your organization to create value.Our service offers the following benefits: High Returns on Investment More Innovations Greater Stakeholder Satisfaction Less Management Frustration Reduced Project Overhead
FEATURES: Our Value Portfolio Optimization and Management Service allow you to focus your project portfolio on value and free up your organization to create value. Our service offers the following features:
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Report Only Membership
Report Only Membership is perfect for the casual researcher or a passive library. The Report Only Membership offers a convenient and economical way to get access to the latest Standish research reports. The Standish Group produces one new or updated research report per month including a yearly CHAOS Manifesto, CHAOS Report, Modernization in Place, and nine other new and updated research reports. Many of the reports are based on the collection of project case information on real-life IT environments and software projects resolved over the last 10 years. Other reports are based on special research projects. Each report contains many charts and tables to highlight and make the research easy to understand and comprehend.
FEATURES: CHAOS Manifesto is a yearly thought leadership and advance research report. The annual CHAOS Report has multiple views of project resolution. The Standish Group research reports are fresh and always up-to-date with the latest thinking on the most important things that your organization can do to foster successful project management leadership. The major benefits of the Report Only Membership are you receive the research reports as soon as they become available, and the cost is much less than buying individual reports when they are produced later.
Professional Membership is perfect for the adept researcher or active library. Professional Membership provides access to the Standish Group Member research website. The member research website has three major parts: research reports, SURF Database, and CHAOS Knowledge Center. The Professional Membership includes 12 hours of virtual research and advice. Virtual research includes special queries to the CHAOS Database. The Standish Group produces one new or updated research report per month including a yearly CHAOS Manifesto. The SURF Database is a dynamic database comprising the 20 most popular and important project management questions derived from 20 years of research. Members can query the database by selecting on any question and accompanying analysis. The CHAOS Knowledge Center (CKC) contains the 100 most important best practices you need to develop and maintain a successful project.
FEATURES: The Standish Group research is always fresh and up-to-date with the latest thinking on the most important things that your organization can do to foster successful project management leadership. The Standish Group produces one new or updated research report per month including a yearly CHAOS Manifesto, CHAOS Report, and 10 other new and updated research reports. The SURF Database is continuously updated with new surveys. The CHAOS Knowledge Center is also continuously updated with new thinking.
Skills Appraisals Membership
Skills Appraisals Membership is perfect for the Project Management Office (PMO). The Skills Appraisals Membership provides a platform for the monthly meeting to run internal workshops. Membership includes all things needed to create and execute 11 workshops with up to 10 people in each session. The membership includes a detailed instruction manual with suggested meeting format, agendas, meeting tips, and questions. The overall environmental workshop has 100 questions that follow the CHAOS Knowledge Center points. The other 10 appraisals are based on the CHAOS Factors of Success with 30 elements for each factor. The output of each workshop is an appraisal report. The appraisal report provides a score based on our research and benchmarked against more than 1,000 other organizations. It also includes suggestions for improvement. In addition, the service includes one-day on-site education and support with a Standish advisor on how to get the most benefit from the appraisals.
FEATURES: membership. You can conduct them over and over again with different teams. You can update answers and rerun the report. The main benefit is the insight gained into the project working environment. The analysis and report help in the understanding of the workshops. Skills Appraisals Membership also includes all the features, functions, and benefits of the Professional Membership including research reports, SURF Database, and CHAOS Knowledge Center, plus 12 hours of virtual research and advice.
Resolution Benchmark Membership
Resolution Benchmark Membership is perfect for IT executive management that wants to measure the organization against 1,000 other organizations. Resolution Benchmark measures your closed projects against our CHAOS database. Your projects are profiled and segmented by industry, project size, organization size, methodology, types, geographic area, skill levels, and other attributes. You will need to complete an organization profile with a skills assessment and a straightforward profile for each completed project. The individualized analysis and report present how your organization compares to similar organizations in your industry and other segments. In addition, the service includes two days of on-site education and support with a Standish advisor on how to get the most benefit from the benchmark and appraisals.
FEATURES: Resolution Benchmark Membership also includes all the features, functions, and benefits of the Skills Appraisals Membership including all the skills appraisals, research reports, SURF Database, and CHAOS Knowledge Center, plus 12 hours of virtual research and advice. Resolution Benchmark measures the six success metrics (individually and in combination): on time, on budget, on target, on goal, valuable, and customer satisfaction. The Standish Group research is fresh and always up-to-date with the latest thinking on the most important things that your organization can do to foster successful project management leadership. organization. Enterprises may want to have multiple Resolution Benchmarks to compare and contrast internal organizations against the wider CHAOS Database. Multiple Resolution Benchmarks require special pricing, so please e-mail your project budget and number of organizational benchmarks for a quote to: Jennifer@standishgroup.com
CHAOS Manifesto 2014: Value versus Success & Orthogonal.
The CHAOS Manifesto 2014: Value versus Success & Orthogonal Research Report. CHAOS Manifesto 2014 offers an orthogonal view of the CHAOS project success and focuses on project value versus project success. The research report starts out looking projects by the expected triple constraints (cost, time, and quality), but we then quickly to a value measurement system. We have learned that much of what we do to ensure a successful project outcome is counter to creating value from your project investments. CHAOS Manifesto 2014 details why success is often in conflict with true value, and describes a better way to increase the value of your project investments. The 18-page pdf report is delivered by e-mail.
FEATURES: CHAOS Manifesto 2014 highlights 20 “rules” based on the Success versus Value Orthogonal. In CHAOS Manifesto 2014 we are exploring other measurements of project success to consider value and other metrics. The CHAOS Manifesto 2014 includes the Success Value Comparison Table. The Success Value Comparison Table compares the success driven approach against the value driven approach. Some of the key attributes are scope of measurement, how they are managed, compliance/governance, budget process, project types, and project mix.
Miss Scarlet & the 5 Deadly Sins
Two items: Law of the 5 Deadly Sins report and The Public Execution of Miss Scarlet book. They are in every project. They are the Five Deadly Sins of project management. A new 7-page report defines the 5 deadly sins, explains their effect on projects and suggests ways to deal with them. The book, the Public Execution of Miss Scarlet is a fictional tale that demonstrates the effect of these sins. Kelly Roberts and his team seek the truth. In investigating why Project Skyview is failing, they find that the truth is a precious and minute commodity. What can Kelly do to turn around Project Skyview and make it a successful project? The board of directors of Crutec hires Kelly Roberts and his sidekicks, Amanda Nickerson and Leroy Jefferson, to do just that. They come in with fresh eyes and new ideas, but they are stopped and diverted at every turn by the internal politics and underlying prejudices. From sleepy Cape Cod to the heart of Silicon Valley, the mystery unfolds. This book explores the ways Kelly and his team identify the Five Deadly Sins, what action Crutec could take to overcome them, and how to raise Crutec’s chances of project success.
FEATURES: Contains the latest CHAOS success, challenged and failed project results. Law of the 5 Deadly Sins report defines the 5 deadly sins, explains their effect on projects and suggests ways to deal with them. The Public Execution of Miss Scarlet: A Fictional Tale of a Project in Peril written in a way to highlight some plausible everyday life and business challenges that you may have witnessed as a way of illustrating the Standish Five Deadly Sins.
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