A clear advantage

Project management is the element that can most effectively align an organization's triple constraints and most efficiently create strategic advantages. This article--authored by the chairman, chief executive officer, and co-founder of Wireless Facilities Inc. (San Diego, CA, USA)--explains the benefits that one telecommunications company realized by establishing an enterprise-wide project management (EPM) practice. It discusses the company's evolution from a culture where employees managed their own part of a project to one where organizational performance is now strictly tied and strategically linked to the enterprise's triple constraints. It identifies the processes that the company uses to practice project management across the enterprise and explains the benefits it has realized in using a key online tool to manage and document its ongoing 400 projects, a tool that enables executives to verify the company's performance figures and that helps the company to better educate its clients about its capabilitie
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