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How to Create a Powerful PMO Mission Statement

Rebel’s Guide to PM

There’s a lot riding on getting your PMO mission statement right. After all, the mission statement is what will guide the PMO as it strives to achieve its goals and objectives. Creating a powerful PMO mission statement doesn’t have to be difficult – but it does require some thought and careful planning.

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Project Risk Audits: What you need to know

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Are you looking for a way to better manage the risks associated with your projects? Risk audits are an effective tool that can help project managers and program managers identify potential issues before they become problems. Frequent use of risk management best practice is one of the top drivers of project success , according to PMI.

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7 Factors of Good Governance

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Projects ideally sit within a governance framework that is bigger than the project team. It’s actually easier to work in an environment where there is governance in place because it gives you boundaries. But what does governance on projects actually look like? Here are 7 factors that make up good governance.

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Conducting a PMO Assessment

Bridge the Gap Consulting

My favorite is the PMO assessment. Whether considering standing up a new PMO or revamping an existing, doing an assessment is a key initial step to setting one up. Though there are PMO maturity models, which are all good, I don’t like to talk about those right away. Yeah, I talk about this a lot when discussing PMOs.

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The PMO Skillset, the House of PMO, and Strategic PM

The Strategic Project Manager

PMO’s institutionalize those processes and frameworks across all projects within an organization or domain. Are project management and PMO skillsets different? The PMO Skillset. There surely are more things a PMO does, but this covers the main groupings. The House of PMO.

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Review PMO Services and capabilities

Henny Portman

The book PMO Services and Capabilities – Including an overview of AIPMO’s competence framework – Competences per PMO service – Techniques and tools per PMO service is written by Robert Joslin. Each organizational unit is unique, each organizational unit needs its own set of PMO services.

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Maximizing PMO Value During Economic Uncertainty


In times of economic uncertainty, PMO value is critical. PMOs don’t just make sure that run-the-business work and projects are completed, they also operationalize the strategic plan. Maximum PMO value ensures the work delivered aligns with company strategy. Certainly, the PMO is not immune. Adopt a Modern Mindset.

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