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An Inside Look at High-Performing PMOs Paperback – October 1, 2011
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In addition, it provides a helpful summary of key criteria used to evaluate a PMO. This is in the form of the best practices used to evaluate the “PMO Of The Year” award.
David Leigh, Commack, NY
* Project and Program Management
* Strategic Alignment and PPM
* Performance Measurement
* People Management
* Infrastructure and Organization Design.
I've found myself turning again and again to the examples they offer from illustrious companies. In very condensed form, I find "the best of the best" - how savvy project management leaders have turned their companies around by instilling project management culture, developing project management personnel, and building relationships with executives. Sometimes I can identify that I am on the right track; sometimes I receive ideas new to me. Sometimes, to be frank, I say to myself "Shoot, I should have done that!"
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At my particular organization, our PMO is still in an immature state so while reading this book I had a perceived willingness to absorb any and all tips, techniques, and innovations shared throughout. I caution you not to read too much into the title of the first chapter "What High-Performing PMOs have in common". Obviously if you are just starting a PMO or you are concerned with continuous improvement it would be relatively easy to setup shop in the first chapter and go on vacation for the rest of the book. However in the following chapters is where the real essence of the book reveals itself.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Hoped to get more hands on information on how to grow to a high performing PMO. The information in this book is interesting, but to high over to be useful.Published on November 19, 2013 by Paul van Sprundel
An interesting and affirming read. As the PMO office matures in organizational structures it is good to see true best practices recognized and lauded in an appropriate way. Read morePublished on November 16, 2011 by Ted