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How an Activist PMO Helps Share Strategic Vision to Optimize the Portfolio

Published: 25 November 2014

ID: G00264720

Analyst(s): Matt Light


As they mature, PMOs go beyond a narrow approach — for example, from passive process checking — to build a repertoire of capabilities. Activist PMOs work to share strategic vision up and down the PPM value chain.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Move Toward a Shared Vision of Strategy via the Activist PMO
    • An Activist PMO Is Risk-Alert, Data-Driven and Always Improving
    • An Activist PMO Is the Nexus of Excellence in Project and Program Management
    • An Activist PMO Is Flexible, Ready to Debate and to Support Change

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