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Zombie PMOs Appear to Be Alive; However, They Add No Value

Published: 06 August 2015

ID: G00289781

Analyst(s): Michael Hanford


Some 70% to 80% of organizations possess PMOs. Many of these PMOs provide only an illusion of value. They offer little real improvement in overall PPM maturity. These will vanish in the digital future, and deservedly so. Here, we offer urgent refocusing and remediation advice to PMO heads.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Take Your PMO's Pulse to See If It Is Dead or Alive
    • Check Your Results
  • Identify One Major Focus Area That Can Be Improved to Save Your PMO
  • Sell Your Focus Improvement Plan

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