Every organization defines or refines their PMO model, structure and responsibilities as per their needs and maturity.As Waterfall has been used for a while, it’s easily accepted in the organizations but Agile is still unknown to most organizations. That’s where PMO plays an important role to make organization management and executives be made aware of both benefits and challenges.
In today’s age of technological advances and the desire to reduce corporate overhead (including Corporate IT department budgets), Corporate IT departments struggle to provide business solutions which either: Provide market differentiation compared to company/cloud peers Automate functions to a level where IT costs are substantially less than the labor savings they provide. System performance/reliability where […]
Outsourcing or Managed PMO, though commonly used, has its pros and cons. There isn’t a “one size fits all” solution for any organization. Since each organization varies in terms of size and type, it is important to know when and if to outsource a PMO. If you are still having second thoughts about outsourcing project […]
Hiring Managers often rely on their existing staffing and consulting partner to hire Project Managers for additional bandwidth. Some of those partners tend to be mainstream commercialized IT staffing firms. Although traditional staffing firms are able to fill generic Project Management roles, they struggle to find top talent for complex projects such as ERP implementations, […]
You’ve gone through a long interview process and persevered, you’ve been selected and hired as a Contract Project Manager. What do you do when you eventually show up for work?. A Consultant is generally expected to start contributing to the project within a short period of time, otherwise their credibility to deliver tends to be […]
A PMO leader is the one who brings around change and motivation. He/she is a project leader, general manager for the PMO and is the central voice for all the projects of the organization he works for.
In this article, the author provides five lessons learned for selecting and implementing project portfolio management tool. These lessons learned have helped organization increase efficiency and governance.