PMO Competencies First, PMO Software Second

PMO Competencies

It is possible that all of us have attended Project Management Exhibitions and have been impressed with the array of very sophisticated technologies available for our PMO work. The vendors demonstrate the software engineering elegance; it looks so easy to drive these powerful tools, with their array of functions that ...

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Do PMOs Add Value or Add Cost?


Dr. Brian Hobbs of the University of  Quebec in Montreal, Canada, under a research grant from PMI, conducted a very interesting study on the PMO entitled: “The Multi-Project PMO: A Global Analysis of the Current State of Practice.” The goal of the survey was to use the results as a ...

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How To Help Your Team Manage Risk


A project manager’s job isn’t just about managing the work. You are also responsible for your team. Part of a resource management plan is to build the skills of your team. Normally we’d think of that in terms of the technical skills they need to deliver the project, like taking ...

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