Organizations are soon going to be able to look past the current crisis and plan how to recover as effectively and efficiently as possible...and PMOs have to be part of that solution.
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When business priorities change, projects get put on hold. As the project manager, you might then have to take on a different project. But how should you manage and report a project that is paused? Read these tips for moving a project to “on hold” status.
During this pandemic, businesses need to be prepared to balance the health and protection of their employees while continuing to serve the needs of their clients. This practitioner shares his practical approach as a PMO head, which may help the project management community during these uncertain times.
BI solutions are powerful tools that can point PMOs in the right direction when it comes to optimizing project performance, but they can’t implement the solutions for us. PMO leaders must have enough understanding of the underlying causes of the data trends we are seeing—and enough intelligence to know how to address the problem.
Organizations are the ultimate work-in-progress project—one that is constantly evolving, changing and transforming in order to achieve its goals. In that context, it’s easy to see why an organization would need project managers who can embrace moving targets and continuously adapt to changing needs.
In the first installment of a multi-part series on building effective innovation teams, we look at the first two important steps: removing organizational friction (from resources to rewards to leadership) and assembling a cross-functional team that balances five key factors, including experience, size and interdependence.
PMOs support the delivery of projects, focusing on various aspects to improve performance. But not all projects are created equal, and that has to be reflected in the PMO.
While the vast majority of organizations understand the value of having a project management office (PMO), about 15% do not have one. How can project managers be successful in organizations without a PMO? The project manager still has the main responsibility for project success and can take ownership of its outcome by following a few best practices.
Organizations and PMOs can create the right environment to organically develop project managers in-house. Here are five steps to getting it done.
Meet the agile PMO. (No, that’s not an oxymoron.) PMI highlights the project management strengths of our three PMO finalists, who all offer insights into how they benefit from emerging trends.