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12 June 2009
Types of Project Management Status Reports
 
Types of Project Management Status Reports A PMO will typically prepare some or all of these five reports as part of the Report Status Service: 1.      Detailed Project ...

19 May 2009
Define Key Project Management Service Features
 
Define Key Project Management Service Features Take the four steps shown in this diagram to define the key features of each service: 1.      Set Launch Date 2. &nb...

24 April 2009
Publicize Supportive Project Management Services
 
Publicize Supportive Services To prepare the publicity list for supportive services, take the following steps: 1.      Review the services list from the Execution Plan. 2...

31 March 2009
High Lever Technical Requirments in Project Management Teams
 
High Lever Technical Requirments in Online Project Management Teams How many database servers will be required? 2How many applications and application servers will be required? About 8 applicati...

06 March 2009
Define Project Management Community Structural Requirements
 
Project Management Community - Define structural requirements The nature of the PMO and its work establish three requirements for the online project management database:   Have onl...

10 February 2009
Project Management Software Applications
 
nEvaluate Project Management Software applications. Once a software application is listed, it is evaluated by gap analysis. If the software application meets requirements, there is no gap, and the sof...

16 January 2009
Project Management Process Requirements
 
Take these three steps to define specific process requirements:1.      Define project management life cycle key stakeholders for process groups. Different groups of processes ...

05 December 2008
Project Management Tool Solid Implementation
 
Project Management Tools Solid ImplementationThe PMO should build a solid implementation plan before launching a maturity effort. In fact, increasing the maturity level requires a program composed of ...

10 November 2008
Project Management Tool PMO Assessment
 
Project Management Tools PMO AssessmentThis is just a list of the possible dimensions. Each PMO must assess all projects, and look for patterns that indicate what areas of difficulty might exist. Once...

20 October 2008
Project Management Tool and Execution
 
Project Management Tools and ExecutionDuring Execution:The project is delivering acceptable results on time and within budget for each milestone.Each project is being tracked weekly or more often, inc...

30 September 2008
Project Management Tool Network of PMO's
 
Project Management Tools Network of PMO'sDeveloping a network of PMOs, including not only Project Management Offices, but also Program Management Offices and a Portfolio Management Office. This ap...

09 September 2008
Project Management Tool Advanced Level
 
Project Management Tools Advanced LevelNot all PMOs should go to the advanced level. Once a PMO has reached the standard level and stabilized there, it should communicate the options it sees for the P...

18 August 2008
Project Management Tool Standard Level
 
Project Management Tools Standard LevelA PMO at the Standard Level is capable of bringing most, if not all, of an organizations project managers up to the standard that the PMO offers. There are three...

27 July 2008
Project Management Tool Maturity Levels
 
Online Project Management Tool Maturity Levels  Maturity Levels for PMOsDeveloping maturity is a key part of PMO improvement. However, it is not the only issue, nor the most important. All of the...

06 July 2008
Project Management Tool Maturity
 
Project Management Tools MaturityThe question is easier to answer in a production environment than in a project environment. If a company has been reliably making mechanical parts for 100 years to mee...

14 June 2008
Project Management Tool Self-Assessment
 
Project Management Tools Self-AssessmentIn civil and criminal liability, Controlled Self-Assessment is significant because particular individuals can be held accountable. Once an executive or manager ...

28 May 2008
Project Management Tool Auditing
 
Online Project Management Tools AuditingExploration into unknown problems. Sometimes, there is no clear picture of why a project has run into trouble, or there are conflicting views, or there is evide...

07 May 2008
Project Management Tool Post-Implementation Reviews
 
Online Project Management Tool Post-Implementation ReviewsThe first of these requires that the product or system – the project results – be up and running for a period of time. As a result...

10 April 2008
Project Management Tool Assessment
 
Project Management Tools AssessmentAssessment. Functionally, an assessment is similar to an audit. The overall process is the same, and the rules governing an independence are the same. What is differ...

20 March 2008
Project Management Tool and Governments
 
Project Management Tools and GovernmentsSome aspects of independence may be required by law. For example, governments may regulate hiring practices in ways that require freedom from conflict of intere...

27 February 2008
Governance in a Project Management Tool
 
Governance in a Project Management ToolGovernance. Governance is a function of the audit profession that defines who is accountable for what results, and who is responsible for what work activities. E...

06 February 2008
Audience for Project Management Tool
 
Audience for Project Management ToolEach audience should receive information about the benefits that the PMO brings specifically to them from the project manager and the project team.Of course, the as...

27 October 2007
A Directive Project Office PMO
 
Directive Project Office PMOA directive PMO is fundamentally different from the other three types of PMOs. General, supportive, and controlling PMOs will not be running any projects, or will run a ver...

01 October 2007
Introducing Project Management
 
Introducing Online Project ManagementWhen a PMO is ready to introduce Best Practices, it is necessary to perform an assessment to show how much benefit the effort will provide, and what the return on ...

27 August 2007
Standards and a Project Management Tool
 
Standards and a Project Management ToolsProject management is an independent discipline with its own professional associations and standards. A PMO benefits by using existing project management standa...

07 August 2007
Project Tool Continuous Improvement
 
Project Tool - Continuous improvement using these stepsThe following points are important in the application of this series of steps: Planning and assessment can be implemented on large and ...

20 July 2007
Project Management Tool
 
Project Management ToolMPOM's learning section provides you with all the information a PMO manager or staff member needs to initiation, plan, execute, and improve a PMO. The Learning section is di...



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