As we all know Scrum defines 3 roles Product Owner, Scrum Master and the Team. Kanban chart is used to track progress, Velocity is used to measure SPI, Epic, Story and tasks are actually used to ...
I have my PMP and currently a PMO Director. However, does anyone know of a certification for PMOs?
The context is a PMO running across two development groups, one doing Agile development, the other using the waterfall model. In order to come up with a common approach and engagement model, we would ...
The scenario here is a new IT Services Program that is about six months on a five-year firm fixed price contract, providing IT infrastructure and application O&M services for an organization that ...
What sort of norms or frameworks can I set up to get portfolio management team to prioritize projects
The idea is that this team of 6 lower, mid and upper managers would would prioritize all of our IT development and infrastructure projects instead of trying to have us work on everything at the same ...
As a PMO project coach, I am often asked to review the time schedule of projects. Some are detailed schedules in MS Project while some are high level (capacity) planning in a spreadsheet. There are ...
Are project management offices the exception or the rule in most organisations? Does every organisation need one? Do YOU see value in having one?
I've worked with organizations that have started project management offices (PMO) in order to become more project oriented in their work processes. Sometimes it works, and the PMO becomes a source ...
In a matrixed organization without a PMO, where projects tend to be coordinated by different resources (perhaps a Team Manager, perhaps a technical lead, perhaps the person who proposed a given ...
When starting a new PMO role in a small organization, what would be the 5 most important steps to take so that people understand the merit of having a PMO, in addition to bringing real and short term ...