Maintaining the Relevance of Your PMO

"We're lost but we're making good time" -Yogi Berra One of the biggest challenges to a Project Management Office (PMO) is the thrust to maintain relevance and value to the organization in both IT and the rest of the business. I have worked with several organizations whose PMOs can...
Maintaining the Relevance of Your PMO
Topics: Project Management, PMO

Ensuring PMO Success with the Right Rowers

A common challenge to creating an effective Project Management Office (PMO) is alignment with the organization around you. Unfortunately, I’ve seen many PMOs that are perceived negatively; seen as bureaucratic, creating extra work for those associated, and demanding significant cost...
Ensuring PMO Success with the Right Rowers
Topics: Project Management, PMO

The Top 3 Functions of a PMO

Many business executives assume all IT professionals can be project managers; however, project management is actually a very specialized skill.  Being a project manager not only takes knowledge of project management methodologies and attention to detail, it also requires strong...
The Top 3 Functions of a PMO
Topics: Project Management, PMO

Are Your Projects Meeting Expectations?

We frequently meet with clients to assess their business processes and evaluate the success of their projects.  During our project management and project management office (PMO) evaluations, we look at four criteria - scope, schedule, budget, and quality.  If projects are not...
Are Your Projects Meeting Expectations?
Topics: Project Management, PMO, Management Consulting