Mar 2, 2011

Call for Nominations — 2011 Project Management Office of the Year Award

GLEN MILLS, Pa. (March 2, 2011) —Nominations are now being accepted for the sixth annual PMO of the Year® Award, cosponsored by PM Solutions and the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) Program Management Office Community of Practice (PMO CoP). Winners will be awarded at the PMO CoP’s PMO Symposium taking place November 6-9, 2011 in Orlando, Florida USA.

Founded by PM Solutions in 2006, the PMO of the Year Award recognizes PMOs each year that introduce novel ideas, methods and processes that result in measurable improvements and project management success within their organizations. All corporate and government PMOs are eligible for nomination, and entering the competition requires no fee.

“PMOs have rapidly expanded their influence and established themselves as organizational mainstays around the world,” said Kent Crawford, CEO of PM Solutions. “Each year the field of applicants for this award broadens, including larger numbers of PMOs from a wider span of the globe.”

Nominations for the 2011 PMO of the Year Award must be made by the director or manager of the PMO being nominated. Entry applications, judging criteria, information about the award and profiles of past winners are available at www.pmsolutions.com/pmoaward. The deadline for entries is May 31, 2011. The winner and top three finalists will be notified in August 2011.

“The PMO of the Year Award draws attention to the significant contributions PMOs make to the organizations that sponsor them,” said Rommy Musch, Council Leader of the PMI PMO Community of Practice. “On behalf of our member base of more than 4,000 PMO professionals, the PMO Community of Practice is delighted to again co-sponsor this award program with PM Solutions and present the 2011 award trophy at our PMO Symposium in November.”

Past winners of the award have included IBM Corp. (2010), Rockwell Automation (2009), Accident Fund Insurance (2008), Norton Healthcare (2007), and EDS (2006).

About PM Solutions
PM Solutions is a project management firm helping organizations execute, govern, and measure their portfolios to improve business performance. We are the leader in applying project and portfolio management processes and practices to drive operational efficiency for our clients. Our comprehensive offerings address organizational improvement, project execution, and learning and development delivered through our training arm, the PM College® (www.pmcollege.com). PM Solutions serves a diverse client base that includes some of the world’s leading organizations. For more information, visit www.pmsolutions.com.

About the PMI® PMO CoP

The PMI PMO Community of Practice (CoP) is a non-profit, global professional association focused on the project/program management office (PMO) and related disciplines. It provides education, collaboration, knowledge-sharing and professional development opportunities for a growing global community of over 4,000 subscribers worldwide and is a community of practice within the Project Management Institute. It focuses on helping members bridge a critical organizational gap between strategic organizational management and execution management, translating organizational strategies into actionable plans, whether via programs, projects, or portfolio and governance management. http://pmo.vc.pmi.org/Public/Home.aspx.

“PMI” is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.