You’ve done the PMO Assessment. Then you created the PMO Business Case. You’ve been to meetings and finally got approval to establish your PMO. Now the fun really starts! Now, I’ve seen PMO Establishment and Implementation called out as two separate steps. For this article and from what I’ve done in the past, I combineContinue reading “PMO Establishment & Implementation”
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What is Your PMO’s “Marketing Plan”
This post was originally written in 2019. But, out of respect for the PMO manager who asked not to be named or have this published until his retirement in March of 2021, I held off. Today, 3/11, was his last day. Thank you, good sir, for being a leader, mentor, and friend. One of myContinue reading “What is Your PMO’s “Marketing Plan””
My PMO Can Beat Up Your PMO: A Tale of 2 Defunct Departments & Why PMO’s Fail
A couple years ago, back when we could have in-person events, I attended a local PMI presentation on process and experience mapping. It was informative with engaging exercises and great conversations. After the presentation was over, I overheard two people having a disagreement about the PMO’s they worked for. I’m paraphrasing their conversation here, but…Continue reading “My PMO Can Beat Up Your PMO: A Tale of 2 Defunct Departments & Why PMO’s Fail”
What is Your Project Management “Bullpen”?
“Every project manager in your PMO must become expert level in each process group and knowledge area to be successful.” That’s interesting, I thought. I replied back on the professional message board that though I agree every PM needs to understand and show competence in each process group, I don’t agree with the concept ofContinue reading “What is Your Project Management “Bullpen”?”