PMO’s – Enabling and Restraining

What has the P3O® (Portfolio, Programme Project Offices) guidance that was published in 2008 by the UK Office of Government Commerce got to do with Yin and Yang? The Chinese ancients believed that Yin and Yang is the interplay of opposites and stresses the importance of balance. “All things connote ...

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A View on the Role of the PMO

There is a contradiction at the heart of many PMOs. Who is the master of an office for management of project or programme?

There is a choice of at least two who have different focus and thus needs.

I have run/set-up several large PMOs over the years during which time I’ve seen that I had to choose whose confidences I had to respect absolutely.

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