What is a PMO?
Project Management Office (PMO) is an organizational
unit that is the source of documentation, guidance and
metrics on the practice of
project management and execution. IT companies were the
first companies to begin using the PMO approach, but
now, even advertising, health care, consulting, and many
other industries are using it. It is proven to highly
increase the success rate of your projects.
What are the advantages of having a PMO?
place for forms and templates to facilitate the development of
project estimates, project plans, project schedules, risk
management, issues management, change management,
project acceptance, and project reports.
project costs because common tasks are managed at the PMO level.
project management support and guidance to project managers.
practices for employees.
the management of multiple projects
project experience and data for use in future projects and to
improve project management methods
resource allocation and employee productivity
the role of projects and project management
a standard project management methodology, including tools, a
collaborative environment and communication standards
a single point of contact for all project information
resource utilization across the organization matching project needs
helping to balance the workload of project managers and project team
members across all projects.