Strategic PMOs play a critical role in successfully executing initiatives.
In partnership with the Economist Intelligence Unit, Boston Consulting Group and Forrester Consulting, the PMI Thought Leadership Series examines the changing role of PMOs as they shift emphasis away from process and towards the more important role of contributing to value delivery.
Strategic initiatives are essential to success in today's increasingly complex business world, yet 44% of initiatives fail in implementation. This inaugural series reveals the critical role of PMOs: to serve as enablers of strategic change in any organization.
A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of PMI
Successful PMOs are those that positively influence business results and deliver value at every level of planning and execution. This report reveals how strategic PMOs enable the organization to grow the business through a core set of practices that delivered consistent outcomes.
Regardless of type, the key factor for a PMO to succeed in driving strategy implementation is its alignment to the goals of the organization. This research identifies key practices of high-performing PMOs that enable them to realize their potential in contributing value to their organizations and to implement strategy more effectively.
A companion report to the Pulse in-depth report on PMOs
Completed in partnership with the PMI Program Management Office Community of Practice, this report enables PMOs to benchmark themselves against the most common PMO frameworks and the key practices of each type. The report compares the methods, services and processes used by the various types.
In partnership with The Boston Consulting Group, this is the capstone report for the entire PMI Thought Leadership series, highlighting how PMOs can play a crucial role in delivering organizational value by supporting the implementation of key strategic programs. To do this, PMOs must become more strategic, shifting their emphasis from process to value delivery while developing their capabilities accordingly. The report presents four imperatives for PMOs to better engage and support senior leaders.
A report from the Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by PMI
Senior executives recognize that strategy implementation is essential to competitiveness, but a majority admits to poor performance in this area. Unfortunately, many executives ignore the problem. Our report uncovers a range of steps to successfully manage this situation.
Only those organizations that clear the hurdles standing between their strategic vision and project implementation will cross the finish line to victory.