This blog post is part of a chapter in Leading Megaprojects, a Tailored Approach. This part explains The SUKAD Way for Managing Projects and its various components. However, the focus is on how to integrate these components into a holistic solution, the Uruk PPM Platform.Continue reading
Over the last 2 to 3 weeks we have published 5 articles about project management, project management office, and failure in implementing project management. These five articles build on each others leading to this sixth article in the series. Continue reading
What are the gaps in project management, specifically in PMO implementation? How to close these gaps? These are a couple of the key questions that we have been addressing in this series of articles on PMO Implementation, OPM, and the project management office in general.
Over the last few days (these are old articles that we are updating and re-publishing in 2018) we had published a few articles on PMO: Program or Project Management Office.
- We started by defining the acronym PMO and other related definitions,
- Next, we cover some possible functions and roles of PMO,
- The third article addressed why PMO fails, providing one of the factors leading to the gaps in PMO implementation,
- The last article, was a case study on a failed PMO implementation, giving more factors contributing to gaps in PMO and even project management in general.
With the above articles, we addressed some factors on the “gaps” and today we address closing the gaps. Continue reading
Why some (or maybe many) Project Management Offices, PMO fails? What are the gaps in PMO implementation that could be contributing to their failures? What is the organizational impact? Why a failed PMO might damage project management in the organization or at least dilute its value? Many questions we are posing here to open the discussion.
For the answers, continue to read. Continue reading
What are the possible PMO functions? In the context of this article, a PMO can be a project or a program management office. Today, we discuss eight possible functions along the PMO Continuum.
In the previous article we established:
- The PMO, typically, is for the organization and not for one project or program
- The PMO, typically, is an organizational unit
- Not all PMO’s are the same
- PMO typically stands for Project Management Office or Program Management Office Continue reading