7 Common Mistakes in Project Performance Management & How To Avoid Them

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1. Missing a single source of truth

2. Framework conditions and guidelines are missing or poorly defined

3. Inadequate prioritization of projects or lack of allocation to portfolios

4. Rigid deadlines for the evaluation of project progress and success

5. Failing to effectively address resource bottlenecks

6. Lack of communication between stakeholders

7. Not using proven templates: Making the same mistakes repeatedly

Summary: How to avoid 7 common mistakes in project performance management

  • Use a single source of truth as a data basis for reliable decisions. The project performance management solution should be seamlessly integrated into the business planning in order to have maximum flexibility for extensions.
  • Monitor projects and portfolios continuously and not just in fixed time periods.
  • Use standardized, predefined criteria for project awards and decisions.
  • Benefit from established analyses, such as milestone trend analyses and scenario simulations.
  • See the big picture of all projects and portfolios in a single graph.
  • Communicate efficiently in one system with access for all participants.
  • Utilize a learning and template system

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