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

Published: 14 September 2017

ID: G00340622

Analyst(s): Joanne Kopcho


Digital business requires program and portfolio management leaders to make strategy execution a primary focus. The enterprise program/portfolio management office, or EPMO, is gaining traction in large organizations as responsive and effective execution capability 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 EPO on Providing Exemplary Portfolio Analysis to Ensure the Optimum Portfolio Is Funded
    • Case Study
    • Recommendations for the Enterprise Portfolio Office
  • Focus the EPCC on Building a Project Culture to Support Enterprisewide Change
    • Case Study
    • Recommendations for the Enterprise Project Capability Center
  • Focus the BTO on Change and Coordinating the Interdependencies Between Strategic Programs
    • Case Study
    • Recommendations for the Business Transformation Office

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