Gartner Research

Diagnose and Treat the 'Pretty Bad' PMO at Level 2

Published: 12 September 2013

ID: G00255508

Analyst(s): Matt Light

Summary

At PPM Maturity Level 2, PMOs often stagnate, focusing overmuch on compliance and administrative activities. Such PMOs have lost sight of their real value: helping the organization make better investment decisions, deliver projects reliably and get more done.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Make the PMO the Home Base for Top Project and Program Managers
  • Find "Just Enough" PPM Practices and Processes
  • Push Alignment and Accountability for Value and Financial Management
  • Use Technology to Get a Cohesive View of Projects, Progress and Resources
  • Build Relationships on Shared Goals, and Listen
  • Reach New Heights

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