A new organizational model with a dedicated project management office and alternate roles can offer multiple benefits to deal with increased scale and diversity in the execution of projects. Learn how these new roles can provide opportunities to bring about positive change for enterprises large and small.
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Throughout 2018, Project Management Institute has explored how organizations are using technologies such as artificial intelligence, the cloud and the internet of things to achieve their goals. While no one single factor can drive benefits realization in these fast-emerging areas, proven project management practices lead to greater success and less waste.
What’s the effect on a PMO when leadership changes? When someone comes into a new role--especially one as visible as a department head--it can be tempting to want to make an early impact, but is that the right mindset? Here, we explore some of the things to consider.
As the new year gets underway, what should your PMO resolutions be for 2019? This practitioner highlights some common areas for improvement that he comes across with his clients.
The concept of the PMO is coming to a crossroads. Read on to discover some of the challenges that you will face in the coming year.
Though project and program management offices continue to be called into question by key stakeholders, the latest ESI International survey identifies the emergence of a “next-generation” PMO.
Trying to convince executives to implement a best-practice methodology is a recipe for failure when establishing a program or portfolio management office. Better to cultivate a PMO identity based on a thorough analysis of what executives really want. Here are some techniques to get started.
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.
Why do some organizations still not see the need for a PMO to support project execution in the modern business environment?
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.