How Can Design Thinking Help You Achieve Better Results In Your Projects?

Change by Design - design thinking

How Can Design Thinking Help You Achieve Better Results In Your Projects? Project managers are often faced with challenging and innovative projects. With so much on the line, it’s important for them to have all the tools they need to succeed. And that’s where design thinking comes in – a process that can help reduce […]

User Personas: What Are They & How Can They Help You?

HotPMO User Personas

User personas are semi-fictional characters that represent different areas of your target audience, user base or stakeholder group. Creating realistic personas can bring these groups to life and better understand and communicate with them. User personas help us understand how your target audience thinks, feels, and behaves. This information can then be used to make […]

Decision Tree Analysis | worked example

Tree in a forest with multiple branches - representing a decision tree

We all have decisions to make. Sometimes we go with our gut. Sometimes we go with what our moral compass tells us is right. But some decisions require a more structured approach. Decision trees are a great management tool to have in your PMO and Project Management arsenal. Decision tree analysis helps you layout the […]

McKinsey’s 7-S Framework

McKinsey 7-s Framework: A New View of Organization

Would your project management office like to increase your effectiveness while organizing and performing projects? If your team is interested in setting new project management standards, then one management model you will want to understand is McKinsey’s 7-S Framework. This change management model is used to locate organizational problems, adopt new strategies for completing goals, […]

SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses Opportunities, Threats)


SWOT Analysis is a simple model used by PMO teams during strategic planning to assess the Strengths and Weaknesses of an organization, combined with an inventory of Opportunities and Threats in the external environment. SWOT is a versatile tool that can be used to support strategy building at the organizational level but can also be […]

OKR – Objectives and Key Results

OKRs - Objectives and Key Results

What are OKRs? OKR is a goal-setting framework that is used by many large tech companies, including Google, Spotify, and Twitter. They are used to create alignment in an organization and to encourage people to set stretch goals. In this article, we explain what they are, how they are used and provide you an OKR […]