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How Do You Prioritize Your Work as a Savvy PMO?

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How Do You Prioritize Your Work as a Savvy PMO?

How do you prioritize your work? Do you have a process to figure out what to do first or to identify the work that will bring the most value to the business? If your answer is “no,” keep reading; and if you answered “yes,” there is always…
5 Ways to Become Agile: A Summary

Lean and Agile, PMO

5 Ways to Become Agile: A Summary

As we finalize our six-part blog series on how to become agile, let’s take a look back at the previous five blogs and provide you with a brief summary of their key points. Throughout this series, we’ve discussed the five ways to become agile,…
The Journey Towards Embracing Agile: A Holistic Approach for the PMO

Lean and Agile, PMO

The Journey Towards Embracing Agile: A Holistic Approach for the PMO

The past four blogs in our series are based on the whitepaper, The Agile PMO: 5 Steps to Driving Agility at Scale and have centered around how the PMO can guide the enterprise towards greater agility. It requires the PMO to reinvent itself from…
Shifting from Projects to a Product-Centric Approach

Lean and Agile, PMO

Shifting from Projects to a Product-Centric Approach

In my last blog, “Agile Transformation: The PMO’s New Paradigm” we covered the significance of embracing different types of work and the role that continuous planning plays in becoming an Agile PMO—but that’s only the beginning.…
Agile Transformation: The PMO’s New Paradigm

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Agile Transformation: The PMO’s New Paradigm

In part two of this series, Agile Transformation Requires Just Enough PMO Governance, we discussed the importance of the PMO shifting from a control mentality to a more collaborative, supportive role. Part of creating a PMO capable of supporting…
Agile Transformation Requires Just Enough PMO Governance

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Agile Transformation Requires Just Enough PMO Governance

This blog is part of a series based on tips for the PMO to support agile transformation. If you haven’t already, we recommend reading part one first, “Driving Agile at Scale: The Agile PMO,” which you can find here. To facilitate…
Driving Agile at Scale: The Agile PMO

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Driving Agile at Scale: The Agile PMO

The success of Agile ways of working is driving the recent trend to scale it more broadly throughout the organization. Executives are eager to apply the speed and flexibility that individual teams are demonstrating to larger, more strategic…
Lean and Agile at Work: Real World Use Cases

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Lean and Agile at Work: Real World Use Cases

IT and line-of-business (LOB) leaders are working together more than ever according to the 2018 State of the CIO report. One main reason, as cited by the survey respondents, is IT’s use of “more agile development techniques to accelerate…

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Brave New Digital World Requires PMOs to Be More Agile

Today’s PMO leaders are in the hot seat. With the changes digital business is bringing, PMOs are increasingly being challenged by executives to become more flexible, more scalable in getting work done and more involved in ensuring that…
Strategic Planning at Work: Real-World Use Cases

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Strategic Planning at Work: Real-World Use Cases

Do you spend months developing your strategic plan only to have it become shelf ware – literally sitting on a shelf collecting dust? Or, despite your best intentions at integrating strategy and execution, do your plans and operations on…