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19 June 2009
Project Management Software Program Status Summary
 
Sample Project Management Software Program Status Summary Related projects are organized into programs that meet larger organizational or customer objectives. Senior executives and program stakeho...

26 May 2009
Sample Project Management Community Service
 
Here is a sample general table of benefits that might apply to any service. The notes field indicates both the type of service that would have this benefit, and also provides an example showing how a ...

01 May 2009
Publicize Directive Services for Project Managers
 
Publicize Directive Services To prepare the publicity list for directive services, take the following steps: All directive services are required. Since the PMO is in direct control of project ma...

07 April 2009
Evaluate Relevant External Knowledge Bases
 
Evaluate Relevant External Knowledge Bases The knowledge base system will most likely be developed in one of three ways. Acquire a knowledge base system, configure and customize. A knowledge base ...

13 March 2009
Community Management Organisational Freedom
 
Here is a partial example of the structural requirements of a PMO database: Database Structural Requirements 2/1/2007 Issue Requirement Source Data...

17 February 2009
Project Management Gap Analysis
 
Project Management Gap Analysis of Functional RequirementsFor ABC PMtool, Version 102/28/2007Requirement ID #Status of applicationRequirementSummary of work to be doneCategory: User FeaturesFSR-01Wind...

23 January 2009
Evaluate Existing Internal Processes
 
Evaluate Existing Internal ProcessesThe work of evaluating existing internal processes is completed in the two steps shown in this diagram: 1.      List Processes2. ...

29 December 2008
Project Management Consulting Preparing Bugets
 
Project Management Consulting Preparing BugetsPrepare BudgetTo prepare the budget, the PMO Manager does the following:1.         He reviews the charter, with a ...

11 December 2008
Project Management Consulting Maturity Implementation
 
Project Management Consulting Maturity ImplementationIn choosing when to develop a maturity implementation plan, the Project Manager should consider these critical factors:What is driving the maturity...

16 November 2008
Project Management Consulting PMO
 
Project Management Consulting PMOThrough these seven activities, the PMO influences the organization towards greater maturity. Two key points have been discussed on other learning pages.Independence. ...

26 October 2008
Project Management Consulting Maturity and Project Control
 
Project Management Consulting Maturity and Project Control Maturity and Project ControlIn individuals, maturity includes the ability to see and understand one's limitations and mistakes, and to co...

05 October 2008
Project Management Consulting PM Maturity
 
Project Management Consulting PM MaturityNext StepsYou have learned about PMO Maturity. Now you can:Go to the next Learning Page, Online Project Management Maturity.Go to the PMO Improvement life cycl...

15 September 2008
Project Management Consulting Optimizing PMO's
 
Project Management Consulting Optimizing PMO'sContinuously improving its own services, optimizing the PMO to fit the organization.Note that the focus here is on the PMO's own advancement and m...

24 August 2008
Project Management Consulting Controlling PMO
 
Project Management Consulting Controlling PMOThe Controlling PMO raises the level of project management through evaluation and feedback.The PMO began as a General PMO focused on providing executives w...

03 August 2008
Project Management Consulting Levels of PMO operation
 
Project Management Consulting Levels of PMO operationMPOM's simpler system of three levels works as follows:Basic. As soon as a PMO is launched, the organization is moving from an initial state wi...

12 July 2008
Project Management Consulting Freeware
 
Project Management Consulting FreewareOne benefit of the fact that CMM® was a NASA-sponsored program is that all of the methods that were developed are available to all companies, worldwide, for f...

20 June 2008
Project Management Consulting Improvement Topics
 
Project Management Consulting Improvement TopicsProject Manager Improvement TopicsMPOM's PMO Improvement Topics learning pages provide you with the knowledge critical to taking a PMO and the ...

13 May 2008
Project Management Consulting Project Implementation Review
 
Project Management Consulting Project Implementation ReviewThe following people should be involved in the PIR:The project sponsorThe Project ManagerBusiness analysts who can evaluate benefits realized...

16 April 2008
Project Management Consulting Purpose of the End-Of-Phase Review
 
Project Management Consulting Purpose of the End-Of-Phase ReviewPurpose of the End-of-Phase Review:-The End-of-Phase Review closes one project phase and ensures proper work was done. It also ensures t...

26 March 2008
Terminology and Project Management Consulting
 
Terminology and Project Management ConsultingThis greater requirement of independence leads to confusion about terminology. For example, a Project Manager might ask an auditor to audit a project, and ...

05 March 2008
Independence and Project Management Consulting
 
Independence and Project Management Consulting Reviews and AuditsThe Costs of IndependenceSome costs of independence are minor, and should be taken on by any PMO. For example, all PMOs should enhance ...

12 February 2008
Pitfalls in Project Management Consulting
 
Pitfalls in Project Management ConsultingTo avoid these pitfalls, the PMO can:Define new issues and benefits. Because the PMO addressed the most important issues first, subsequent benefits will usuall...

11 December 2007
Project Corporate Culture
 
Project Manager CultureFew companies promote a mature culture that welcomes accountability. Many companies have cultures that, intentionally or otherwise, allow avoidance of responsibility and blame t...

20 November 2007
Project Management Consulting
 
Project Management ConsultingFor Project Management Consulting, a project management knowledge base must be custom designed to meet the needs of the organization. Otherwise, cost will exceed value. Ea...

18 September 2007
Project Management Best Practices
 
Project Management Best Practices OPM3 defines a best practice as "an optimal way currently recognized by industry to achieve a stated goal or objective. For organizational project managemen...

13 August 2007
Project Management Consulting Assessments
 
Project Management AssessmentsThe same approach can be used when assessing whether an organization needs, and is ready for, a particular service that the PMO might offer. For example, the PMO might as...

23 July 2007
Project Management Consulting
 
Project Managemement ConsultingMPOM's advanced topics learning pages provide you with the knowledge critical to taking a PMO and the organization it serves to the highest levels of performance and...



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