¿Que es una PMO?, ¿cuales son sus funciones?, ¿en qué nos ayuda en una empresa?, son preguntas que siempre se hacen cuando se comienza a diseñar e implementar una Ofician de Gestión de Proyectos (PMO). Pero ya en su trabajo diario ¿que tan útil es?, ¿qué se debe hacer para que se mantenga en el tiempo y madure?. Este estudio da algunas razones muy frecuente de porque fallan las PMOs en el Ecuador y que quizas se puede extrapolar a otros paises.
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The article addresses how one can learn from and turn perceived project management oversights or snafus into solid PM strengths going forward, if one adopts the appropriate attitude. It is wise to reflect upon one’s project performance at the completion of an assignment to concretely reinforce the positives—but to also make mental notes and take corrective actions to close any obvious competence gaps.
Programs are strange beasts. We know they exist. We recognize they are complex. We acknowledge they take a different approach to manage successfully. And yet, what that different approach looks like is very often misunderstood.
As project management becomes increasingly business focused, is the separation between project and program manager skill sets diminishing to the point that it’s becoming irrelevant?
This article will explore what a number of accomplished practitioners have to say about improving the program management function, along with tips that the author has learned along the way in his own career.
Program and project managers are beginning to be challenged with the oversight and delivery of strategic initiatives brought about by emerging technologies. They are essential to address the changes necessary for organizations to operate and succeed in the emerging technology-intensive global business environment.
When program management is born in a business, circumstances are seldom ideal . Yet when it occurs, businesses realize that program management's many benefits are just what is needed to fight the competition.
Program management offices can serve a useful purpose, or they can be extremely disruptive. When is the right time to implement one for your programs?
By giving focus to the personal value that individuals bring to the business, organizations show that the people are as important as their work. This value-based culture improves productivity, morale and commitment, but it doesn't get built on slogans.
Every company is different and complex in its own way. Each organizational detail needs to be taken into consideration in order to build a PMO that meets the company where it is now—and also allows the processes and project management structure to grow and evolve with the company. Here are some things this practitioner found helpful in building a strong and evolving PMO…