Milestones to Efficiency: Factors that Influence Program Management Success in U.S. Federal Agencies
Government agencies must implement rigorous project and program capabilities to successfully deliver their initiatives. Yet PMI’s 2014 Pulse of the Profession: The High Cost of Low Performance reveals that only 52 percent of government strategic initiatives meet their original goals and business intent. And just over a third of government agencies report that they fully understand the value of project management. While that should be cause for alarm, there are government agencies that execute project and program management with notable results. This document provides a summary of three such programs.