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Apr 3, 2012

2012 PMO of the Year Competition Now Under Way

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Quick note: The application period for the seventh annual PMO of the Year Award is open, and the application materials can be downloaded here.The application deadline is June 29, 2012. Questions? Email us at pmoaward@pmsolutions.com or join the PMO of the Year LinkedIn group.We are casting a broad net with this award, with… Read More »

Quick note: The application period for the seventh annual PMO of the Year Award is open, and the application materials can be downloaded here.The application deadline is June 29, 2012. Questions? Email us at pmoaward@pmsolutions.com or join the PMO of the Year LinkedIn group.We are casting a broad net with this award, with… Read More »

Mar 21, 2012

2012 PMO Research Study: Interesting Answers, Intriguing New Questions

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

If you did not see it, our The State of the PMO 2012 research report was released March 6. The summary report can be downloaded here.Like any research study, The State of the PMO is designed around questions. Some of the questions we had in mind when we developed the survey included: Do companies have PMOs?… Read More »

If you did not see it, our The State of the PMO 2012 research report was released March 6. The summary report can be downloaded here.Like any research study, The State of the PMO is designed around questions. Some of the questions we had in mind when we developed the survey included: Do companies have PMOs?… Read More »

Mar 5, 2012

"The Unthinkable Might Happen" and Other Arguments for a Strong PMO

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

A few weeks ago we had fan mail - always exciting when that happens, but in this case it was more than usually rewarding, since our fan, Jim Liporace, PMP, has posted a review of our latest book, An Inside Look at High-Performing PMOs,on the Projects@Work site. I called him up to find… Read More »

A few weeks ago we had fan mail - always exciting when that happens, but in this case it was more than usually rewarding, since our fan, Jim Liporace, PMP, has posted a review of our latest book, An Inside Look at High-Performing PMOs,on the Projects@Work site. I called him up to find… Read More »

Jan 13, 2012

PMOs Migrating Upward: A Preview into the State of the PMO Research Results

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Uncategorized | 0 Comments

The State of the PMO research study will close in just a few hours (you might still be able to put in your two cents if you hurry) and already we are sifting through the initial findings. One startling change is that the percentage of PMOs that report to the CIO or other C-level role… Read More »

The State of the PMO research study will close in just a few hours (you might still be able to put in your two cents if you hurry) and already we are sifting through the initial findings. One startling change is that the percentage of PMOs that report to the CIO or other C-level role… Read More »

Dec 22, 2011

Vendor Complexity Calls for Excellent Program Management

Posted by Glen Wilson in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Over the past decade, there has been a significant rise in corporate reliance on third parties to deliver products or services. The challenges created by the state of the current economy have driven an increase in the number of agreements with offshore alliances, pursuits of SaaS solutions and staff augmentation contracts. These vendor relationships help… Read More »

Over the past decade, there has been a significant rise in corporate reliance on third parties to deliver products or services. The challenges created by the state of the current economy have driven an increase in the number of agreements with offshore alliances, pursuits of SaaS solutions and staff augmentation contracts. These vendor relationships help… Read More »

Dec 15, 2011

Heads Up: 2012 State of the PMO Research Questionnaire Now Online!

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Every two years, PM Solutions Research takes the pulse of PMOs. That time is upon us again: the new survey has been posted. If you are involved in managing or implementing a PMO, please click through here and add your insights. As always, those who complete the full survey will receive the full results (includes… Read More »

Every two years, PM Solutions Research takes the pulse of PMOs. That time is upon us again: the new survey has been posted. If you are involved in managing or implementing a PMO, please click through here and add your insights. As always, those who complete the full survey will receive the full results (includes… Read More »

Oct 23, 2011

PMI Congress Kicks Off Today!

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

The annual PMI Global Congress-North America opened this morning in Dallas, Texas. If you are there, stop by and visit our booth on the tradeshow floor, where Michele Stephano will be holding down the fort along with other PM Solutions and PM College folks. Our new book, An Inside Look at High-Performing PMOs should be… Read More »

The annual PMI Global Congress-North America opened this morning in Dallas, Texas. If you are there, stop by and visit our booth on the tradeshow floor, where Michele Stephano will be holding down the fort along with other PM Solutions and PM College folks. Our new book, An Inside Look at High-Performing PMOs should be… Read More »

Oct 21, 2011

California Government IT Moves Beyond Dreamin' to Measurable Performance

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Interviewing the California Technology Agency's voluble and diverse team over the phone is something of a challenge, especially when  they get excited. And they are justifiably excited about the Agency's recent honor as finalist in the PMO of the Year Award competition. Judges cited the state agency for excellence in creating a… Read More »

Interviewing the California Technology Agency's voluble and diverse team over the phone is something of a challenge, especially when  they get excited. And they are justifiably excited about the Agency's recent honor as finalist in the PMO of the Year Award competition. Judges cited the state agency for excellence in creating a… Read More »

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