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Advanced Project Portfolio Management and the PMO: Multiplying ROI at Warp Speed by Steve Rollins, Gerald Kendall

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PART III:

THE PMO IN DETAIL

  

THE GOVERNANCEBOARD ANDPRIORITIZATIONMANAGEMENT

DOING PROJECTS WITHOUTA PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE

What is wrong with operating without a PMO and without a Governance Board? Some skeptics claim that not much has changed in project management since the time of the construction of the pyramids, except for one glaring improvement — we no longer kill people for not completing their work on time. We are much more civilized — we just fire them!

Organizations track projects in several different ways. Project costs are tracked through the finance department, but often not by project. Resources are tracked separately through ...

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