Our mission is to increase your organization’s ability to deliver the projects and programs critical to achieving your strategic objectives. We believe maintaining a link from strategic planning through project portfolio development to project execution – connecting strategy to action – is critical to maintaining the organizational focus required to succeed.
We work directly with your team – from the executive level to project team leaders – to improve project management capabilities organizationally. We support corporate strategy in these main process areas:
Project Investment Optimization is a project portfolio management process to develop and effectively manage your project investment
Project Delivery Solutions focuses on developing processes and building capabilities within teams to consistently and predictably deliver projects on schedule and within budget
Outcome Realization provides a process framework to measure the business benefits of strategic initiatives, and provides crucial information about progress towards achieving objectives
Consulting & Advisory – from transformational change to resolving a burning issue, Sirrien Associates has the background and experience to deliver results and practical advice you can rely on.
Delivering projects typically accounts for a large part of any organization’s budget and staff commitment. Connecting strategy to action starts with optimizing your project investment. Sirrien Associates can help you develop effective management and governance processes that enable you to choose the right project mix for your organization.
We work with your team to create a repeatable portfolio development process that includes project selection, prioritization and decision making. Sirrien Associates can help you eliminate low-value initiatives and reallocate your resources to more productive investments.
Our approach includes stakeholder-engaged prioritization processes, as well as fact-based decision-making to define the right project portfolio mix while aligning to strategic goals and achieving maximum value for your investment.
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In addition to choosing the right project portfolio mix to optimize your investment, connecting strategy to action requires successful project delivery. Sirrien Associates can help you achieve this in several ways:
Sirrien Associates works with your team to create an environment that will enhance your project delivery success using good operating practices while taking into consideration elements of what’s currently working within your teams’ and your company’s culture.
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Sirrien Associates’ Outcome Realization methods focus on ensuring your organization’s investment actually delivers business value, not just project output. Outcome realization measures the costs and benefits (both intended and unintended) of the business results delivered by the projects. Our approach allows a more complete determination of project and investment success.
Outcome realization maps the outcome to the organizational strategic objectives and helps increase accountability for your leadership team and your staff by seeing the results of their project efforts contribute to the success of the organization.
A formal Outcome Realization process helps to evaluate the success of the outcomes and makes it easier to measure results. In addition, the learnings from this process will help refine your future project portfolio mix.
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