Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with a project management office, part of Insights from a Project Manager.
- It can be substantially different,…but to do this, let's talk about, briefly,…the three stages of a project management office…because that has,…that has a bearing on what it means to the project manager.…The first is a rather limited project management office,…which is the group that will…own the product management methodology.…Make sure it's being followed,…understand where there might be weaknesses in it,…and make some tweaks.…The second type or stage of project management office…is more extensive.…
They certainly have that ownership of the methodology,…but on top of that, they also will do some project reviews.…They're the project auditors…within the organization, if you will,…to make sure you're behaving yourself.…There's a project manager.…And if you have varied from the process,…that you've done so mindfully, and for a specific purpose,…and that purpose is valid.…The third type of project management office,…again, has the characteristics of the first two,…but all the project managers, or the vast majority…
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