The PMOSIG Program Management Office Handbook: Strategic and Tactical Insights for Improving Results
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This handbook, developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI) Program Management Office Specific Interest Group, provides practical guidance on a variety of PMO topics in the areas of strategic and tactical management, governance and services, setup and execution, performance, and maturity. It features insightful contributions by more than twenty distinguished authors, thought leaders, subject matter experts, and practitioners from around the world. It is a desk reference that you do not want to be without.
--Provides practical strategies, methods, insights, case studies, and thought leadership to serve the needs of public and private sector organizations of any size
--Presents best practices for successfully aligning PMOs to business strategies and objectives and for delivering planned benefits
--Supplies project, program, and portfolio practitioners with numerous proven tools, techniques, and processes for successfully developing, managing, and sustaining a PMO and expanding its scope of services
--WAV offers a collection of easy-to-adapt templates for PMO leaders, including resources to support, establish, and enhance the PMO, available from the Web Added Value Download Resource Center at jrosspub.com
- Amazon Sales Rank: #132380 in Books
- Published on: 2010-11-09
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Binding: Hardcover
- 464 pages
Written and edited by recognized experts and practitioners with years of experience creating and managing successful PMOs, this book is THE authoritative source on how to leverage PMOs not only to improve strategic and tactical business results, but more importantly to boost the bottom line. --Hugh Woodward, PMP, PMI Fellow, Past PMI Chair
This handbook is a tapestry of PMO domain knowledge, perspectives, and thought leadership. PMOs of all shapes and sizes can benefit from this valuable reference. --Mark Price Perry, Author of Business Driven PMO Setup
I believe that this book is the most comprehensive source available for all things PMO, be it portfolio, program or project. I encourage everyone to read it and gain valuable knowledge and insights from the contributing authors. --Iain Fraser, PMP, PMI Fellow, Fellow PMINZ, Past PMI Chair
About the Author
Craig Letavec, MSP, IPMA-B, PMP, PgMP, has led large program efforts in a diverse range of global companies in a variety of industries including consumer products, new venture start-ups, information technology services, and information technology consulting. He has served as an active speaker and author on a range of topics, including program management, implementing effective change management, and establishing, managing, and building the value of the program management office (PMO) in organizations. He is the author of The Program Management Office, a noted text in the project management community specifically focused on PMO implementation and development, as well as a co-author of Program Management Professional and is a contributor to 99 Things Every Project Manager Should Know.
Craig holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Dayton and a Master of Science in Project Management from George Washington University. As an active teacher who enjoys educating future project and program managers and business professionals alike, he has served as an adjunct lecturer in project management in the Master of Business Administration program at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and as an adjunct instructor at the University of Dayton. Craig also serves as Vice-Chair of the global PMI PMOSIG and as general conference chair for the PMO Symposium, the largest focused international conference for PMO practitioners.
Dennis Bolles, PMP, has more than 40 years experience providing business and project management professional and PMO services. He has been a member of PMI since 1985 received his PMP certification in 1986 (#81) and is a founder of the PMI Western Michigan Chapter, serving on its Board of Directors in several positions since its 1993 inception. He has been serving on the PMI PMOSIG Board of Directors as Vice Chair of Public Relations since June 2009.
Dennis is president of DLB Associates, whose primary focus is working with organizations to establish PMOs, formulate project business management processes, develop and enhance enterprise project management centers of excellence, create project management methodologies, and plan organizational project management training programs. He is the PMI Standards Project Manager who led the project core team to a successful completion and on-time delivery of the PMBOK Guide, Third Edition in 2004.