Jul 12, 2010

The PMO ... It's Everywhere ... and It's Green

Posted by Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin in Project Management Office (PMO) | 1 Comment

Yesterday's big news here was that the PMO of the Year Award judges had returned their results, and after crunching the numbers (applicants are evaluated on a wide array of factors, each of which is rated by the judge on a Likert scale, so the final choice comes down to, sometimes, a .01 difference), the top six turned out to all be from widely different areas of endeavor. They are:

We already had the World Cup of project management going, with entries from Romania, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and Brazil - just to name a few - in addition to New Zealand. Now we'll pit government, healthcare, mining, information technology, electric utility, and telecomm PMOs against one another for the playoff.

In checking out these organizations' websites, I noticed something else: nearly all have some kind of alignment, either primary or secondary, with "green" business initiatives. Either project management goes hand-in-hand with environmental responsibility ... or maybe forward-looking organizations embrace both.

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Debbie Crawford says:

This is interesting, Jeannette!  Paul Lombard just sent out an article on future trending that was talking about how “going green” was one of the top initiatives of organizations.  This information actually validates this trend!
Thanks,
Debbie

Posted on July 12, 2010 at 4:27 pm

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