How do Businesses Implement Change?

After deciding to implement a new project, firms have to decide who will be responsible for successfully delivering this business change. In order to make the right decision, business heads will consider the effectiveness of their existing Project Management Office (PMO) in order to find the most suitable solution:

Whilst it is tempting to cut project costs by keeping everything ‘in-house’, realigning your existing workforce into new roles can sometimes be like putting a square peg in a round hole. Without the right people in the right roles, 70% of change project fail to meet all their objectives. Instead, implementation needs an experienced and capable project management team who are qualified to facilitate successful change.

If a business does not already have a mature PMO in place, then using a business change consultancy is the quickest and most effective way to ensure you have the right people & resources to deliver successful change. With Project Management as a Service, clients are able to remove themselves from the burdens of project delivery and the business can continue to focus on what they do best.

What is Project Management as a Service (PMaaS)?

Before PMaaS, firms would hire a certain number of staff or contractors to consult on the project delivery. With varying amounts of work to do at different times, there would be situations where there was either not enough work or too much work for the number of staff employed.

PMaaS is a flexible service that allows clients to hire the right people, at the right time, in response to their constantly evolving project requirements. With a flexible workforce, firms can rapidly increase or decrease the number of consultants, reducing both business risks and costs.

The PMO is the control centre for this flexibility, with the foundational roles helping to dictate which flexible roles will be needed and when. These roles are influenced by the needs of the project, so will differ from business to business.

PMaaS has a single engagement model, meaning all aspects of the service are handled by the consulting partner. The model supports the use of agile, waterfall and hybrid methodologies, allowing it to adapt to any business, with service performance reviews and client KPI reporting keeping track of progress.

In order to be transparent about costing, a rate card is provided, allowing the budget manager to be able to make informed decisions from day one. By always having the correct number of consultants, project efficiency is maximised, meaning the project is delivered as quickly as possible without overspending on staff.

Why Should I Use PMaaS?

How Can PDCS Help?


At PDCS, we are project delivery specialists. With a deep expertise in PMaaS, we bring stability to your business transformation as your single service provider. We take on the responsibility of building your high-performing team and work alongside your PMO to make sure you always have the right resources when you need them.

We also provide P3M3 assessments to evaluate an organisation’s current PMO maturity as well as your future aspirations. From there we can develop and implement effective roadmaps for improvement.

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