Gartner Research

Who's Who in Project Management and the PMO: An Overview of Roles

Published: 07 April 2009

ID: G00165775

Analyst(s): Michael Hanford


Many organizations struggle with the "right" roles for their program and portfolio management functions. This research identifies and briefly explains the principal role of project manager, as well as the project/program/portfolio management office.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Key Finding
  • Defining Project Management
  • Project Management Roles
  • Project/Program Management Office
    • Defining PMO Roles
    • Management
    • Administration
    • Initiatives: Financial Review and Tracking
    • Initiatives: Review and Tracking
    • Initiative Support and Domain Expertise
  • Resources and Capabilities

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