Definition of a Project Support Office
Definition: Project Support Office
A PSO is a temporary or permanent organizational unit that provides a portfolio of services to support project teams that are responsible for a defined group of projects.
There are three types of PSOs:
One thing that is common to all three of the above PSOs is the responsibility for standards development, maintenance, and compliance. So with the name PSO, the name we will go forward with, most implementations of the PSO are generally some hybrid of the above. The senior management team (SMT) is responsible for deciding on the type of PSO most appropriate for their organization and then implementing it. I strongly recommend a hybrid variation with supportive, control, and directive components. So with that as the foundation we can get more specific.
Temporary or Permanent
Among the ...