PMO for improving the culture

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May 8, 2014

PMO-CompetencyEven though you may have a competent PMO team and project management plans in place, you may not see the desired results. After putting so much of effort into each project, if you don’t see your success rate going up, you would be disappointed. Instead of fretting about the situation, you need to take a look at the big picture. Many organizations cannot accomplish their project related goals simply because of some flaws in their organizational culture and structure. That is why identifying these flaws and creating an organizational culture of project management is necessary. Take a look at how PMOs can help you achieve this goal.

Taking PMO help:
Aside from recognizing the need for program/project/portfolio management, every successful organization needs to provide the PMO with proper credence within the operational business structure. In such organizations, the Project Management Office must be provided with the right tools, adequate support, and high level of management authority that will make their jobs much more efficient. Even the senior executives need to have a thorough understanding of Project Management Office so that PMO functions can be carried out without the slightest hitch.

To introduce your organization to a project oriented culture, you would first need to make sure that your PMO team has clear direction as well as strong support and governance. A Project Management Office will only be able to add value to your business if they:

  • are staffed with talented professionals
  • can gain access to senior management

If you want to foster a culture of project management within your organization, you would need to understand the importance and necessity of supplying ample support and skilled talent in the right amounts. Skilled employees create the backbone of a successful organization, and you know how to use efficiency for project management.

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