Showing 8 posts in: Project Management Office (PMO)

May 14, 2014

Establish PMO Value Metrics Without Delay!

Posted by Allen Young in Performance Measurement, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research | 0 Comments

One of the issues that surfaced in the newly-released State of the PMO 2014 research study was that PMOs have a public relations problem: they are delivering value (significant value: see the graphic from the study at right), but they have trouble communicating that value to executives. Two of the biggest challenges for PMOs, according to… Read More »

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One of the issues that surfaced in the newly-released State of the PMO 2014 research study was that PMOs have a public relations problem: they are delivering value (significant value: see the graphic from the study at right), but they have trouble communicating that value to executives. Two of the biggest challenges for PMOs, according to… Read More »

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May 2, 2014

Updated Study Shows Steady Growth in PMO Influence and Capabilities

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Performance Measurement, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Project Management Training, Site News, Strategy Execution | 1 Comment

The fourth iteration of our biennial study on The State of the PMO was released last week. The data holds few surprises, but confirms that the PMO as an organizational resource continues to grow in capability and influence.In particular, it's always interesting to note how PMOs in high-performing organizations differ from those in… Read More »

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The fourth iteration of our biennial study on The State of the PMO was released last week. The data holds few surprises, but confirms that the PMO as an organizational resource continues to grow in capability and influence.In particular, it's always interesting to note how PMOs in high-performing organizations differ from those in… Read More »

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Apr 29, 2014

One Size PMO Does NOT Fit All

Posted by Allen Young in Project & Program Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research | 0 Comments

A good deal has been written about Project Management Offices (PMOs) in terms of the services they provide and the associated governance structures that go with them. I’ve seen the suggested types of PMOs range from as few as three to as many as twelve in my travels. Masha Nehme from Software Advice… Read More »

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A good deal has been written about Project Management Offices (PMOs) in terms of the services they provide and the associated governance structures that go with them. I’ve seen the suggested types of PMOs range from as few as three to as many as twelve in my travels. Masha Nehme from Software Advice… Read More »

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Apr 2, 2014

Managing Disruption ... Not an Oxymoron for Today's PMO

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Events, Project Management Office (PMO) | 0 Comments

Managing disruption? Isn't that a contradiction in terms?Here at PM Solutions, we don't think so. We think there are aspects of project and program management that make the PMO the ideal partner in managing disruptive innovation and change. And in tomorrow's webinar, a reprise of J. Kent Crawford's popular PMO… Read More »

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Managing disruption? Isn't that a contradiction in terms?Here at PM Solutions, we don't think so. We think there are aspects of project and program management that make the PMO the ideal partner in managing disruptive innovation and change. And in tomorrow's webinar, a reprise of J. Kent Crawford's popular PMO… Read More »

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Mar 3, 2014

2014 State of the PMO Closes March 4

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research | 0 Comments

Since 2008, PM Solutions Research has been keeping tabs on developments in organization design for project management. The State of the PMO studies, carried out every two years, have helped countless companies and practitioners understand and work with trends and challenges as PMOs have come into play, matured and taken on new roles.Tomorrow, March 4, is… Read More »

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Since 2008, PM Solutions Research has been keeping tabs on developments in organization design for project management. The State of the PMO studies, carried out every two years, have helped countless companies and practitioners understand and work with trends and challenges as PMOs have come into play, matured and taken on new roles.Tomorrow, March 4, is… Read More »

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Feb 19, 2014

OCM, The People Side: Leverage the Champions of Change

Posted by Allen Young in Culture & Change Management, Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Management Research, Project Management Training | 0 Comments

Continuing to flesh out the areas I’d like to see expanded on in any OCM model, let’s take a look at how the PMO and its people contribute to—or impede—an organization’s “change-ability.”According to PM Solutions’ own research, the majority of firms… Read More »

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Continuing to flesh out the areas I’d like to see expanded on in any OCM model, let’s take a look at how the PMO and its people contribute to—or impede—an organization’s “change-ability.”According to PM Solutions’ own research, the majority of firms… Read More »

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Jan 21, 2014

Four Rules to Change By

Posted by Allen Young in Culture & Change Management, Project & Program Management, Project Failure & Recovery, Project Management Office (PMO) | 0 Comments

Continuing my “wish list” of issues I would like to see covered in more depth in PMI’s new Practice Standard for Change Management (see the first post in the series here), today I’m giving a quick overview of the four top issues that Organizational Change Management practitioners encounter. (If… Read More »

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Continuing my “wish list” of issues I would like to see covered in more depth in PMI’s new Practice Standard for Change Management (see the first post in the series here), today I’m giving a quick overview of the four top issues that Organizational Change Management practitioners encounter. (If… Read More »

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Nov 14, 2013

Selling the Value of Project Management: Daniel Pink on How to "Persuade, Convince and Influence"

Posted by Johanna Mickel in Project Management Events, Project Management Office (PMO) | 1 Comment

Daniel Pink, author of To Sell is Human – The Surprising Truth about Moving Others, closed the PMO Symposium yesterday with a keynote that was right up my alley. Naturally, working in business development, I have always believed that business is selling your ideas to others … and if project managers and project leaders grasp… Read More »

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Daniel Pink, author of To Sell is Human – The Surprising Truth about Moving Others, closed the PMO Symposium yesterday with a keynote that was right up my alley. Naturally, working in business development, I have always believed that business is selling your ideas to others … and if project managers and project leaders grasp… Read More »

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