If you're an IT leader who has been tasked with forming a project management office in your organization, you may not know where to start. You know the process will require executive buy-in and all the organization's projects will have to be classified and prioritized. It's a daunting challenge, but it helps to have a senior-level IT pro who's "been there and done that."
In a series of blogs this week,our resident "CIO for Hire," Jay Rollins has written about the steps you need to take in the PMO formulation process. He has included a sample PMO business case document, a sample PowerPoint presentation that may help you communicate and clarify roles and responsibilities, and much more.
Go here for a step-by-step lesson in how to form a PMO, then follow the links to the free downloads.
Toni Bowers is the former Managing Editor of TechRepublic and is the award-winning blogger of the Career Management blog. She has edited newsletters, books, and web sites pertaining to software, IT career, and IT management issues.