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Activist PMOs Push for Clarity of Decisions and Make the Cost of Delay Visible

Published: 23 June 2016

ID: G00297492

Analyst(s): Teresa Jones


PMO leaders may be held accountable for project performance when they do not ensure that organizations have clear decision-making processes, and that those who execute projects do not clearly understand the implications of delays. This research provides guidance to help clarify both issues.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Clarify the Cost of Delay When Prioritizing Projects
  • Identify Barriers to Decision Making and Put Plans in Place to Overcome Them
  • Where There Is No Clear Cost of Delay, Consider Whether the Project Is Really Worth Doing

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