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Use the Four Styles of the EPMO to Evolve From Visibility to Transformation

Published: 19 November 2014

ID: G00269332

Analyst(s): Donna Fitzgerald


In the past seven years, enterprise program/portfolio management offices have gone from being as rare as unicorns to being encountered frequently in large organizations that see the need to be responsive and effective in the face of changing conditions.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Focus the Reporting EPMO on Providing Visibility and Actionable Status Information to Senior Management
    • Case Study
    • Recommendations for a Reporting EPMO
  • Focus the Enterprise Portfolio Office on Providing Exemplary Portfolio Analysis to Ensure the Optimum Portfolio Is Funded
    • Recommendations for the Enterprise Portfolio Office
  • Focus the Enterprise Project Capability Center on Building a Project Culture to Support Enterprisewide Change
    • Case Study
    • Recommendations for the Enterprise Project Capability Center
  • Focus the Business Transformation Office on Change and Coordinating the Interdependencies Between Strategic Programs
    • Case Study
    • Recommendations for the Business Transformation Office

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