Help, I've just implemented a PMO!

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Part 1 of a farce in 6 parts. Why not help 'David' by posting your answers below?

Dear all,

I’ve just gone and implemented a PMO. We did it for really good reasons. Project and programme control was rather hit and miss, so we thought this would be the answer.

Unfortunately, all that seems to have happened is that we’re spending a lot more on our project and programme management overhead, we have no better performance (not that I can  measure it!) – but we do have some great standards, templates and process guides.

I’m getting all kinds of stick for doing what I thought was the right thing. Help - where did I go wrong?

Yours Etc
David

Part 2 - Help, I've just implemented a project management tool!

Part 3 - Help, I've just trained everyone!

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Posted by David Dunning on 2nd Apr 2013

About the Author
David Dunning is a member of the Portfolio Management SIG and has provided presentations around the subject of Portfolio Management for Thames Valley and South West / Wales APM Chapters.

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