PMO Value Ring (PMO-CP)

Back in the summer of 2019 I received an invitation from Americo Pinto, Chair of the PMO Global Alliance, to attend a one-off session he would be running in central London after the annual awards ceremony. It was pitched as an opportunity to provide feedback on the PMO Value Ring (PMO-CP) certification, and included the option to take…

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Driving PMO Impact 5

This is how I think about PMO; moving the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle to build the full picture. Before you start a puzzle, do you count how many pieces you have, to make sure you are not going to be wasting your time before you start? What happens if pieces are missing? Do you…

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Driving PMO Impact 4

“There can hardly be a firm that has not invested, always significantly and often hugely, in IT systems, the goal of which is to provide a better understanding of the market and control the company… Despite this spend, many firms feel that they are not achieving the outcomes they sought.” – Smith & Raspin, Creating Market…

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Driving PMO Impact 3

What’s the impact of approaching a PPM tool implementation in the “wrong” way? I’ve worked on several PPM tool deployments, and one of my biggest frustrations is caused by the IT-led approach taken when implementing them.  This isn’t helped when project management and PMO reside in IT. The solution has been decided and the project…

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Driving PMO Impact 2

So how does the PMO build a compelling case for investment in a PPM tool? The finance, HR and sales teams focused on this when they prepared their business cases -providing value through actionable insights that will drive the business forward. it’s not about how PMO could save time or resource, or how the project…