Level 3 PMOs generally employ lean principles to support both Mode 1 and Mode 2 IT work, and provide an integrated view of the IT portfolio. We offer PMO leaders steps that can help their organizations reach higher levels of capability and maturity.
- The PMO Should Prepare Regular Decision-Making Meetings of Senior Managers Who: Assess Potential Program and Project Value; Review Actual Benefits; and Terminate Efforts When Necessary
- Assess Project Value and Benefits — Not Just Schedule and Budget — During Postproject Reviews in Mode 1, but Continuously in Mode 2
- Fit PPM Practices and Processes to Projects in Different Modes
- Push Accountability for Value and Financial Management
- Target Waste in Project and Program Deliverables, in PMO-Required Artifacts and in PPM Process Overhead
- Remain Alert to Trends in Process Efficiency
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