Portfolio management is an area that more and more PMOs are looking to become engaged in. As organizations look to improve project execution and alignment, what role does the PMO play in managing project data?
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If we ask a PMO leader why their PMO exists, the answer is frequently at odds with what is evidenced by the work they perform. Why is that, and what can we do about it?
We received many questions during our December Book Club Q&A Closing Webinar - The Social Project Manager We didn’t have time to answer them all, so the presenter responds to additional questions here.
In order to successfully implement and manage a project management office, one must first define what the office is. Sounds simple, right?
The second installment of this multi-part series continues to address the practical steps and considerations in setting up a PMO in today's organizations.
What is the role of the project management office? While each organization may be different, there are some common characteristics of PMOs that should be considered in order for it to be useful.
This column continues a multi-part series that addresses the practical steps and considerations in setting up a PMO in today's organizations. This installment defines in more detail the process that needs to be followed in defining the services of the PMO.
With an unprecedented 96 percent project success rate, Dell Services’ Healthcare and Life Sciences team wins the 2011 Project Management Office of the Year award.
Dr. W. Edwards Deming was a giant in the discipline of continuous improvement. He offered 14 key principles for management to transform and maintain optimal effectiveness, efficiency and quality. Deming's 14 points can be modified to relate specifically to the field of project management. This new series shows how — starting with a commitment to improvement from the top, and a cooperative culture.
PMOs will have different contributions to the business based upon their unique mandate, goals and objectives. It is important to remember that PMO contribution is a matter of planned management execution, not an automatic or guaranteed success.