Atek Pc

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1. Purpose and mission for the PMO

• The purpose of PMO was comprised of two categories: Project-focused and enterprise-oriented

• Project-focused responsibilities strived to provide consulting, mentoring and training. These were the primary means for AtekPC to implement PMO in their organization.

• Enterprise-oriented responsibilities focused on portfolio management, PM standards and project performance.

• To derive the benefits (It performance in project performance, efficiency and resource utilization) from consistent project practices.

• Providing mentoring and support project management for key projects identified by the IT executives.

• To better prioritize what we work on, and taking a lead from that idea for building a business understanding of whatever the idea comes along.

2. Challenges of implementing PMO

Intro:

CIO faced with a lot of difficulties when implementing a PMO in AtekPC. Regardless of the technical challenges during the implementation, the core problem was of the PMO lacking organization support, from the top to the bottom.

• There was not enough executive stakeholder support.

• There was no visibility of the program.

• There was a conflict of interests within departments.

• People were reluctant to change the ways they had been doing things.

Challenges to overcome:

Light or heavy?

• PMO vision and role were not clearly defined. There was no complete consensus regarding its purpose, its responsibilities, and its authority. It had evolved slowly.

• Not enough executive stakeholder support. Not all of the senior executives were equally enthused about the PMO concept. Authority was primarily being developed bottom-up through the value of the PMO services. Even this was limited to those functional areas and IT areas actively engaging the PMO. There was…...

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