Timeless Lessons in Portfolio and Resource Managment

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What can you learn about portfolio and resource management from Napoleon Bonaparte? As it turns out, everything! View the webcast in its entirety at http://www.Planview.com/Napoleon …

What can you learn about portfolio and resource management from Napoleon Bonaparte? As it turns out, everything! View the webcast in its entirety at http://www.Planview.com/Napoleon

Using methods in resource alignment, enablement, and communication that are startlingly relevant to today's organizations, Napoleon's army achieved breakthrough success against all odds. He also managed a portfolio of improvement projects that transformed a struggling country with a weak economy into the world's most powerful empire.

Check out this unique and lively look at how Napoleon could have used Planview Enterprise. You'll even get lessons learned from his ultimate downfall and tips and tools for using portfolio and resource management for making an immediate impact.

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  • 1. If Napoleon Had Planview Timeless Lessons in Portfolio and Resource Management Jerry Manas, Planview Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 2. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 2 | Confidential  Best-selling author of Napoleon on Project Management and Managing the Gray Areas  25 years of experience in management consulting, PMO development, and project management.  Develops and promotes best practices in the areas of leadership, planning, execution, and value delivery at Planview  Twitter: @jerrymanas Presenter Jerry Manas, Senior Editor, PRISMS Planview Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 3. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 3 | Confidential Can you believe they launched another initiative?! There’s not enough people to get all this done. The X25 project was supposed to be done by now. Nobody’s updating the system. This methodology was supposed to help. The state of the PMO Manager… © 2013 Planview, Inc. | 3 | Confidential Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 4. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 4 | Confidential Are we in prime position to beat our competitors? Is our work portfolio addressing what’s really important? Are we making the best use of our people? Meanwhile, Executives want to know… © 2013 Planview, Inc. | 4 | Confidential Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 5. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 5 | Confidential The PMO is getting buried with responsibility © 2013 Planview, Inc. | 5 | Confidential Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 6. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 6 | Confidential The Impossible (PMO) Dream?  Implementing Change  Developing Metrics  Influencing Project Managers  Enabling Innovation  Optimizing Resources  Demonstrating Value  Appeasing Stakeholders  Improving Delivery  Improving Throughput  Providing Alignment © 2013 Planview, Inc. | 6 | Confidential Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 7. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 7 | Confidential Dammit, Jim, I’m a PMO Director, not a magician! © 2013 Planview, Inc. | 7 | Confidential Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 8. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 8 | Confidential If Only It Were This Easy © 2013 Planview, Inc. | 8 | Confidential Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 9. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 9 | Confidential The Search for Something New Methods Tools Answers Silver Bullets © 2013 Planview, Inc. | 9 | Confidential Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 10. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 10 | Confidential “There is nothing new in this world except the history you do not know.” ~Harry S. Truman © 2013 Planview, Inc. | 10 | Confidential Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 11. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 11 | Confidential  5’7” (average height at the time)  “It’ll cost you an arm and a leg.”  Goal: Federation of Countries (EU); End Hereditary Monarchy  Clash of Ideals © 2013 Planview, Inc. | 11 | Confidential Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 12. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 12 | Confidential  Unparalleled Accomplishments  Legendary Organizational Ability  Well-Documented Principles & Methods Why Napoleon? © 2013 Planview, Inc. | 12 | Confidential Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 13. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 13 | Confidential Project Management is about overcoming challenges to achieve objectives. Why Napoleon and Project Management? Planning Managing Risks Understanding the terrainLeading People © 2013 Planview, Inc. | 13 | Confidential Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 14. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 14 | Confidential Portfolio Management is about selecting, balancing, & aligning strategic objectives. Why Napoleon and Portfolio Management? Planning Managing Risks Understanding the terrainLeading People Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 15. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 15 | Confidential Resource Management is about leveraging people to achieve objectives. Why Napoleon and Resource Management? Planning Managing Risks Understanding the terrainLeading People Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 16. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 16 | Confidential If Napoleon Had Planview…. He Would Keep it Simple! Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 17. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 17 | Confidential The Ultimate Portfolio Manager Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon
  • 18. © 2014 Planview, Inc. | 18 | Confidential If Napoleon Had Planview – Timeless Lessons in Portfolio and Resource Management Access the webcast recording featuring best-selling business author, Jerry Manas in its entirety at: Planview.com/Napoleon Questions or comments? Email us at market@planview.com Thank you for your time! View the Webcast in its Entirety Access the webcast at Planview.com/Napoleon