Project Management Transformation in an Agile World

By Ava McClain, Intern and Kevin Smith, Lead Consultant In the early years of information technology, project managers felt compelled to carefully plan out their every move. They delicately prepared each detail of a project and followed their pre-made path to the assignment’s completion. However, as technology evolved and created an age of increasingly rapid […]

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How to Get the Most from Your Project Management Office

Whatever the reasons your organization wants a project management office, make sure it’s purpose and goals are well understood and don’t expect miracles. PMOs take years to mature and won’t produce dramatic results when they first get started. Most PMOs will not lower project delivery costs, so if that’s the reason your organization wants a PMO, you may need to reconsider. A flexible PMO that helps project teams where they need it most will eventually be respected by, if not embraced by, the project teams and their sponsors. Here are five actions you can take to make your PMO successful.

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