Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 7)

We have finally come down to the last step of establishing a PMO within an organization. In the previous parts to this series, I explained the first six steps required in which to put in place the correct processes and people within the PMO structure that will yield the best results: Plan the Transition Create a Read more about Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 7)[…]

The PMO: Why and What Type Do You Need?

The Project Management Office (PMO) has increasingly become a fixture across corporate and government organizations around the world, gaining popularity as the adoption of formal project management practices proliferates. Depending on the organization though, a PMO may have wildly different responsibilities, composition, and authority. Some work strategically, offering high level visibility to executive management of Read more about The PMO: Why and What Type Do You Need?[…]

Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 6)

We are now coming close to the end of the process of establishing a PMO within a company. The first five stages of this process in this series, I discussed the following: Planning the Transition Creating a PMO Governance Identifying and Developing Project Managers Creating a Project Methodology Creating a Resource Management Process Stage 6 Read more about Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 6)[…]

A Big Reason Why Projects Fail

Too often companies, tired of seeing projects fail, decide to purchase and implement a project management software expecting this will solve their projects’ delivery problem altogether. Truth is, a tool by itself is by no means the solution to an existing problem, it is only a part of it. What these companies are most likely lacking Read more about A Big Reason Why Projects Fail[…]

Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 5)

For companies wanting to establish a PMO within their organization, there are a number of things to think about prior to implementation. In the first four parts of this discussion I spoke about: Planning the Transition Creating a PMO Governance Identifying and Developing Project Managers Creating a Project Methodology Stage 5 – Creating a Resource Management Read more about Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 5)[…]

Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 4)

So far, I discussed the first three stages a company should follow in order to establish a PMO within the organization: Planning the Transition Creating a PMO Governance Identifying and Developing Project Managers Stage 4 – Creating a Project Methodology Now let’s focus on Creating a Project Methodology that fits the company’s culture. In order Read more about Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 4)[…]

Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 3)

In the first two parts of this series I discussed when establishing a PMO within an organization, the team must first  Plan the Transition to bring project management methodologies and practices into the company and then Create a PMO Governance. This time I will discuss the third out of seven steps: Step 3 – Identify and Develop Project Managers A Read more about Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 3)[…]

Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this series, I talked about Planning The Transition to establish a PMO by developing a Business Case and assessing the current project management processes within a company. Once company approval of a PMO is accepted, the next step will be to Create a PMO Governance. Stage 2 – Create a PMO Read more about Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 2)[…]