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Enabling Success from the Start: 5 Steps to Launching Your PMO

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Most Project Management Offices (PMOs) are formed based on a driving need of the company. Whether you are operating as a formal PMO or trying to materialize one, most organizations have the need to centralize project delivery and work toward a common goal. But not all PMOs are created equal. Establish your business drivers and ensure your PMO is setup for success from the start.
We will hear from Kristi Kuetemeier, Delivery Manager and senior consultant at Lewis Fowler about a step by step guide to getting the PMO off the ground and started on the right path. During the event, we’ll cover:
-Basic principles and steps to consider when starting or reevaluating your PMO
-Critical success factors from a seasoned PMO leader
-How to leverage tools to gain success quicker
-Recommended courses of action to ensure successful PMO implementation
Get your PMO started off in the right direction.

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Enabling Success from the Start: 5 Steps to Launching Your PMO

  1. 1. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 1 | Confidential Enabling Success from the Start 5 Steps to Launching Your PMO Dial in: (866) 740-1260 Access Code: 263 9786 We will begin shortly…
  2. 2. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 2 | Confidential Presenters • Kristi Kuetemeier • PMO Director and Senior Consultant • 15+ years PPM Experience • 6 industries, 4 PMOs • Passionate about practical project management • Kristen Davis • VP Commercial Solutions Consulting • 10 years with Innotas • Over 15 years PPM experience • Loves that Kristi is passionate about practical project management
  3. 3. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 3 | Confidential Agenda • Launching Your PMO – Step by step considerations • Continuing the momentum • Q & A
  4. 4. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 4 | Confidential Step 1: Get Clear on Your Purpose Types of PMOs: 1. Delivery • Focused on running projects efficiently and predictably • Very common type of PMO
  5. 5. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 5 | Confidential 2. Oversight • Monitoring and reporting on PMOs and/or projects across the organization • Frequently EPMOs
  6. 6. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 6 | Confidential 3. Educational • Helping the organization understand what project management is and how to perform it effectively • Commonly a responsibility of other PMO types
  7. 7. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 7 | Confidential 4. Strategic • Help the organization set strategy, and sometime run projects to support the strategy. • Frequently also an EPMO
  8. 8. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 8 | Confidential 5. Others?
  9. 9. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 9 | Confidential Step 2: Understand your support • Does the organization value project management? • Does support come from the top? • Where are you positioned? • Is this a directive or a trial? A lack of support does not mean you won’t succeed, but be prepared that the journey will be more difficult
  10. 10. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 10 | Confidential Step 3: Define a Framework • Build a team • Manage direct reports vs. indirect reports Project Managers • Define how you run projects • Provide templates to get started • Keep it flexible where possible Project Methodology • Decide which projects to run • Monitor and Report across all projects • Identify Metrics Portfolio Management
  11. 11. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 11 | Confidential Step 4: Hire good people • Culture fit • Skill and experience can overcome process immaturity • Largest factor in early adoption of a PMO
  12. 12. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 12 | Confidential Step 5: Continue to evolve • See how things are working in your environment • Get feedback and act on it • It can take a year or two to become truly established • Automate your manual processes to get your team to the next level
  13. 13. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 13 | Confidential Continue the Momentum Kristen Davis
  14. 14. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 14 | Confidential • Single focus on solutions that optimize work and resources for any organization • Serving more than 3,000 customers and one million users worldwide • Recognized leader by premier industry analyst firms • Track record of innovation and commitment to customer success
  15. 15. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 15 | Confidential Top Down Approach • Taking a top down approach when starting a new PMO has many advantages: • It helps enhance your support at the management level • It will help you get up and running quickly • It helps provide visibility to the right levels within your organization
  16. 16. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 16 | Confidential Top Down Approach – Defining a Framework • Taking a Top Down Approach can help you define your framework • Supports a templates approach • Drives a reporting structure • Helps you manage to your desired methodology
  17. 17. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 17 | Confidential Resource Management • Improve management of your valuable resources • Better resource management is critical to the success of a PMO • Ensures your resources are working on the right things
  18. 18. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 18 | Confidential Continue to evolve • Mature within your PMO processes • Once you have your foundation established, maturing will happen over time • Evolve from standard metrics to more advanced analytics • Evolve from driven decisions to strategic business planning
  19. 19. © 2017 Planview, Inc. | 19 | Confidential Questions? 383 Inverness Parkway Suite 475 Englewood, CO 80112 303.638.6809 www.lewisfowler.com @LewisFowlerLLC facebook.com/LewisFowlerLLC linkedin.com/company/lewis- fowler Follow UsOur Location 111 Sutter Street Suite 300 San Francisco, CA 94104 415.263.9800 www.innotas.com @Innotas linkedin.com/company/innotas Follow UsOur Location Email: webinar@lewisfowler.com facebook.com/Innotas Email: salesdev@innotas.com

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