The Client Aims
Elsevier decided to use Microsoft Project Online (POL) as its project portfolio management platform, using Microsoft Power BI (PBI) to provide MI and BI up to and including c-suite stakeholders. Its aims were to:
The Service Engaged
Mirabilis provided expertise in POL and PBI configuration, training and support, the development of the COE, including its training and support resources, and Change Management expertise including the development of a network of PMO Champions and a Guild intranet site for training and knowledge transfer purposes.
Management Information and Business Intelligence
Our MI and BI Service is bespoke, and can form part of our Services in Change, Programme and Project Management, or Market Research, or can be commissioned for bespoke purposes. The expertise drawn on for this project included:
The assignment was successfully completed with the following deliverables:
Elsevier achieved its desired outcome of a tech-centric project portfolio management solution that linked disparate datasets to serve the needs of a large group of culturally-diverse and geographically-dispersed beneficiaries. This led to significant efficiencies in reporting and a quantifiable ROI through its ability to redeploy a number of staff into higher value activities.