Project Management Office Startup

Purpose

Benefits

Who needs a Project Management Office

 

Purpose

Organizations without a central Project Management Office (PMO) typically have a project portfolio in varying phases of execution, managed unevenly by different organizations, using different standards and methods, with wildly varying levels of success. In today’s environment a new PMO inheriting this sort of situation have tremendous opportunities for business improvement yet facing monumental problems in achieving these improvements with the added requirement doing more with less.

The purpose of the PMO Startup Service is to assist clients in establishing the correct organizational structure, goals and decision authorities to meet desired business objects and in line with client expectations.

The following are key areas where Abyss Program Management LLC can provide assistance and baseline collateral:

  • Pragmatically reduce startup time
  • Review and approval of proposals
  • Project review and project dashboard reporting
  • Change control
  • Escalation of project issues
  • Management of project portfolio risk
  • Executive level dashboard reporting
  • Project management methods, standards and tools
  • Project management training and development

Benefits

  • Increase management team productivity
  • Focus on project communication and requirements
  • Identify, reduce and manage risks
  • Improve project schedule and cost
  • Control of project scope
  • Overall visibility of portfolio and program health

Who needs a Project Management Office

The PMO Startup Service is recommended for organizations that have multiple of the following criteria:

  • Geographically dispersed projects
  • Multinational teams
  • External partners delivering a substantial portions of programs
  • Delivering programs to external clients
  • Global Projects
  • Business critical solutions
  • Dynamically changing organizations and environments
  • Growing project portfolios
  • Project delivery issues
  • Projects spanning multiple years
  • Projects with a high degree of complexity
  • Projects with a high degree of executive or public visibility