Power trip

By practicing project management, organizations can realize many initiatives. This article features the vice president of project management for Wärtsilä (Vaasa, Finland), a global provider of complete life cycle power solutions, revealing how the company's best practices and the implementation of a project management office (PMO) have developed and harmonized project management practices across the corporation and its branches in 70 countries. The article identifies the organization's approach to project management and the role of the PMO. It also discusses how the alignment between projects and strategic priorities is maintained. The article concludes with an example of how this approach has paid off
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