Project Management Center of Excellence serves as change agent in a global corporate initiative that leads to “dramatic, sustained project management success worldwide.”
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Starting a PMO is a daunting position for any PM to be in. If you are in a jam and need to get going, here are nine steps one author recommends you follow to get started.
Too many organizations don’t connect the dots between strategy and the need for the organization to pursue an informed, aligned and enlightened approach to the implementing of those strategies.
One approach to improve project management maturity is through a project management community of practice, an informal group of PM practitioners who share advice, tips, techniques, lessons learned and promote relevant topics in the project and program management domain.
The value of the PMO depends on the benefit delivered to the client and, most important, on the client’s perception of that benefit. The first step to increase the value delivered is to acknowledge that what is important to the project management specialists might not be as important to the stakeholders.
The term “PMO” means different things to different people, leaving room for interpretation. Determining the type of PMO requires a project manager to be a strategic thinker possessing technical project and business management expertise.
Based on the best practices of winners and finalist from PM Solutions’ annual PMO of the Year award, a new book offers tips, insights and checklists for people management, performance measurement, strategic alignment, organization design and more.
Low client satisfaction scores. Inadequate project success. Internal coordination problems. Such problems can be found in many organizations. However, how many organizations find ways to deliver significant improvement in all three areas?
With a big, dispersed company, coordinating projects in a way that allows for independence while maintaining standards can pose a particularly tough challenge. Fortunately, program management--or, in this case, program monitoring--can take that challenge--and win.
Every organization goes through constant change. It is anticipating that change and adopting current methods and practices that will maximize value and success.