Insight from Agora Consultants

Objective: Deliver Projects on Time

The last objective I will look at as part of the series supporting Metrics for Successful Project Delivery is “Deliver Projects on Time”. Along with budget it is the most watched metric for projects. The key point to recognize is different people in an organization have different ways to contributin... [More]

Objective: Provide high quality deliverables

Last week I discussed the objective “Maintain high project data quality”. I’m going to keep on the quality theme but switch to the objective “Provide high quality deliverables”. Deliverables mean different things depending on what business you are in. For the purposes of this discussion I will assum... [More]

What’s your number?

If you needed to look at one number (only one number) on a daily basis to run your Business what would it be? What would that number be for a weekly basis? Monthly? The next question is do you know what those three numbers are today? If not why not? If they are three of the most critical numbers to... [More]

Can cancelling a project be a project success?

Typical status measurements for projects are "are we on time?" and "are we on budget?". On time and on budget represent two aspects of project status. The big picture though is that a project is an investment made by a company in order to realize business value. Business Value = Revenue opportu... [More]

Agora wins a BI prize and an upcoming Webinar

Microsoft sponsered a Worldwide Business Intelligence demo contest early this year. I am happy to annouce that Agora received a first runner prize for our demo which shows how to use Microsoft tools to support Performance Management in a Marketing organization. Portions of this demo can be seen at o... [More]