The PMO's strategy has been to use the available, recognized industry standards where they exist and to move away from stand-alone PC-based tools for project management to a new enterprise-scale common system. The merger of multiple companies and organizations also called for moving away from different approaches to a standard methodology to manage projects more consistently. The new company called for recognition that project management is a unique skill set and required investment in specialized training. These are the strategies:
• Utilize industry recognized standards PMI, CMM (Software Engineering Institute Capability Maturity Model).
• Use state-of-the-art system for project management with one common centralized database.
• Deliver world-class methodology incorporating both industry and internal best practices based on experiences.
• Deliver specific project management training and guidelines for users.
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What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.