Yes, folks…you do need to create and maintain a governing program organization chart for your large-scale project and/or program. It sounds simple, but the effects and gains can be dramatic if it is applied correctly. Keep these tips in mind to ensure success.
Shaping a PMO that adds value in a simple, straightforward way is a challenge that many PMO leaders would be hard-pressed to achieve. For those of you new to leading a PMO or struggling to wrap your arms around PMO processes, this article should help.
PMs that work in a mature project organization are in an environment that likely includes the PMO. The PM’s relationship with the PMO is important, so they would be well advised to understand the role of the PMO in the organization.
There is an implementation gap that contributes to the failure of good strategies. The root cause? Most organizations don’t have actionable strategies for implementing strategy (got that?). Here is some practical advice for project practitioners.
We keep positioning agile as an either/or proposition. And we do that in particular when we think about agile as compared to waterfall. There is an assumption that not only is agile different, but that agile has to be different. And that's a problem.
I saw someone on the street eating M&M's with a spoon.