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Revitalize Your Zombie PMO

Published: 30 April 2018

ID: G00355267

Analyst(s): Matt Light


"Zombie" PMOs merely go through the motions, like the walking dead, performing compliance and clerical tasks, and not knowing how to improve their contribution. Program and portfolio management leaders should help them see how to provide the real value of PPM.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Use the PMO Vital Signs Review to Assess the PMO's Contribution


  • Find and Adopt Best-Fit PPM Practices and Processes
  • Drive Business Case Alignment and Accountability to Boost Value Contribution
  • Make It the PMO's Role to Identify, Staff and Support the Best Project Managers

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