Choosing the right PMO setup
Not all project management offices (PMOs) perform the same functions. Any organization that is thinking of implementing a PMO should first decide what type of PMO they want and need. This article examines three PMO types: Weather Station, Control Tower, and Resource Pool. In doing so, it details the problems each type can address, the solutions each can provide, and the functions each can perform. It concludes by identifying the three areas organization need to resolve in order to select a PMO that fits their needs and capabilities and provides them with the results they desire and require.