Case Studies

Industry
Manufacturing
A manufacturing company asked PMAlliance to redirect its efforts to implement new strategic projects that would increase sales and profitability. The project teams faced several significant challenges, including project plans without realistic scheduling or resource allocation, how to integrate the new projects with day-to-day tasks, and inadequate reporting to the project’s stakeholders.

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Portfolio Management
 Several linked insurance entities asked PMAlliance to assist with the implementation of an enterprise-wide portfolio management strategy to help maintain regulatory compliance and accelerate delivery of their products to the marketplace.

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Avionics
 An avionics company asked PMAlliance to manage the development of cutting-edge in-flight entertainment displays on a short schedule and with a harsh penalty for delay. Challenges included: a short schedule, new / international teams & hardware changes.

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Food Manufacturing
A food manufacturing company with international teams in different locations, asked PMAlliance to manage its project to transfer a sizable portion of its product manufacturing to a former supplier’s new facility. The project faced several significant challenges including managing a downsizing workforce, maintaining consistent product flavor and quality, and ensuring equal commitment between the company and the supplier.

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Information Technology
 An IT company asked PMAlliance to create an internal project management office that would lead its system development projects. The company’s projects historically suffered from several significant challenges including staff and resource constraints, unclear project objectives and scope, and frequent schedule delays and interruptions. Challenges Included: Staffing and Resource Constraints, Unclear Objectives and Scope, Frequent Schedule Delays and Interruptions

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Power Plant
 A regional power company relied on PMAlliance to provide project management services for a large, complex outage project while in the midst of a turbulent weather outbreak.
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Avionics
An avionics company asked PMAlliance to manage the development of cutting-edge in-flight entertainment displays on a short schedule and with a harsh penalty for delay. Challenges included: a short schedule, new / international teams & hardware changes.
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Energy
An energy generation and distribution company enlisted PMAlliance to manage the development and implementation of a contingency system for a high-profile oil pipeline terminal. The project team faced multiple challenges including significant penalties for delays or downtime, changing weather conditions, and a mobile team in different locations. Challenges Included:High-Stake Consequences , Tight Schedule and Unpredictable Weather, Mobile Teams and Additional Stakeholders
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Mergers & Acquisitions
A top-tier investment company relied on PMAlliance to apply our proven planning methods and project management control processes to oversee the strategic divestiture of one of their subsidiary firms.
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Finance & Insurance
An industry-leading insurance company relied on PMAlliance to apply our proven planning methods and project management control processes to oversee their highlight time-sensitive system deployment.

Project Experience

Experience
Portfolio Management
Successful portfolio management calls for exceptional data management skills and diligent oversight across multiple efforts.
Experience
Manufacturing
Demanding, time sensitive, and finely tuned, manufacturing projects require close attention and experienced oversight.
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IT Projects
Organizations must be able to successfully execute challenging and highly visible technology projects to maximize revenue.
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Power Plants
Power Plants must be able to keep these vital infrastructure assets current, efficient, and economically positive.
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Energy
High-profile hurdles and expensive risks of failure make these projects critical to manage properly from the very beginning.
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Aerospace
Presents complexities at nearly every stage, from allocating resources to controlling schedule variances, or clearing regulatory & safety hurdles.
Experience
Cross-Functional
Ensuring team members are able to move outside the silos of their department or discipline is the key to achieving success.
Experience
Product Dev
Design and other early-stage activities must be carefully orchestrated while maintaining visibility on future impacts and resource needs.
Experience
Mergers & Acquisitions
Among the riskiest and most strategically important initiatives a company can undertake, and their outcomes can make or break the business.
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Finance & Insurance
Technology implementations call for the right level of planning detail and diligent oversight.
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ERP & SAP
An ERP implementation can be among the most disruptive and strategically important initiative an organization can undertake.