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The PMO: An Organization’s 'Problem Child'?

by Andy Jordan

The more this writer talks to people about their PMOs, the more apparent it becomes that organizations frequently don’t know what to do with them--and he's not sure why that's a problem. Why do so many PMO “problem children” exist?

Have We Reached Peak PMO?

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

The average lifespan of a PMO from inception to demise is approximately two years. That raises numerous questions regarding the purpose and relevance of PMOs. Those questions, however, can probably summed up with one general one: Have we reached peak PMO?

From IT to Business-Driven PMO

by Michael Wood

If an organization is to ever realize the value a PMO can deliver, it needs to think outside the IT PMO box and become a business-driven PMO--one that is driven by the strategic goals and objectives of the organization. When this happens, the impact of projects are more dramatic and the IT components of projects are viewed in the proper context.

The Two-Tier PMO Model

by Andy Jordan

Many organizations are looking at a PMO hierarchy--a single, central EPMO that aligns with the portfolio and defines corporate-wide strategy, paired with departmental-level PMOs that are modified versions of the distributed PMO model that organizations are more familiar with. In this article, we look at some of the considerations necessary to build an effective two-tier model.

Ensuring PMO Success

by Patti Gilchrist, PMP

Despite their high failure rate, PMOs have the potential to deliver numerous benefits to the enterprise. Unfortunately, many PMOs fail. So what can executive leadership do to ensure success?

How to Run a Small PMO

by Elizabeth Harrin

You don’t have to be a big firm to have a PMO. Even small teams benefit from taking a high-level view of the portfolio.

Evolving the PMO: From Project to Program to Portfolio

by Rob Saxon

Sometimes, the definition of the “P” in PMO is elusive. To effectively build, maintain and evolve a PMO, however, we have to be very clear about what this letter means. Approaching the definition with specific goals in mind can help us to put together a world-class organization.

The Strategic PMO: What About the PMs?

by Andy Jordan

In recent years, more visionary organizations have made their PMOs more strategic, giving them greater accountability for business-critical functions. But where does that leave the more tactical support that PMs used to enjoy from the PMO?

The Entrepreneurial PMO

by Patti Gilchrist, PMP

What can PMOs do to improve their success rate and increase return on investment? A redefined vision of project management is essential. To effectively demonstrate their value, PMOs must evolve to meet the challenges of a dynamic business environment.

Business-Focused PMOs

by Jiju (Jay) Nair, PMP

The common problem that has haunted endless PMOs is their inability to become credible partners with the businesses that they support. How can PMOs manage to come out on top delivering results that businesses can understand and incorporate into their strategic roadmap?

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