PMO and Project Metrics

Guide: PMO Metrics and Project Management Metrics

A guide to PMO and Project Metrics that can be used as the building blocks to create reports to measure the progress of your projects.

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A guide to creating a PMO end of year report

Simple guide to creating a PMO end of year report

The end of the year is the natural time to reflect on what has been achieved and what are the plans / aspirations for the coming year.  The article, What does your PMO end of year report look like? raised the importance of capturing the achievements for the year. This post is going to build…

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Using PMO metrics to measure success

4 Simple PMO Metrics to Measure Success!

There is typically a lot of time and effort invested to monitor the progress of projects.  It is usual that the primary reason for establishing a project management office (PMO) is so as to provide an independent view on project performance.  While this is helpful for measuring the success of projects it is also important…

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Use deliverable tracker to know when project is done

How to know the project is done! Hint: Deliverable Tracker

How do you know when your project or programme is done? That all the benefits have been achieved? These 4 principles will help you to track progress…

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Using KPI’s to measure implementation of PMO

Earlier this year there was a series of posts on how a PMO can help the sponsor define objectives, convert to SMART objectives, create vision and mission statements, define aligned design principles and then implement. The last piece of the solution is to ensure that you monitor progress so that the PMO can demonstrate success,…

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Professional measuring PMO success

PMO performance – make sure you are measuring success

A common argument from project managers and senior management is that a PMO does not add value and creates bureaucracy.  This than can make it very difficult for the PMO to make progress, which results in limited value that can lead to the PMO being closed.  Obvious choice if you are a senior management, why…

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Setting PMO key performance indicators

PMO KPI’s (key performance indicators)

A question often asked is “what value does the PMO add”?  While the answer is “lot’s of value” (if the PMO has been set-up correctly), in many cases you need to back this up with some PMO success metrics (aka PMO KPI’s). What is a PMO KPI? It is an agreed set of indicators that,…

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PMO performance – make sure you are measuring success

A common argument from project managers and senior management is that a PMO does not add value and creates bureaucracy.  This than can make it very difficult for the PMO to make progress, which results in limited value that can lead to the PMO being closed.  Obvious choice if you are a senior management, why…

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The importance of the project metrics journey

Implementing standard tools and processes, reviewing / challenging submissions, etc to provide project information and metrics are only part of what is needed to be successful.  One of the real skills is being able to take vast amounts of information, distil into key messages and present to the stakeholder. At this point it is worth…

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The 5 dimensions needed for a project metric

The last couple of posts have covered the importance of project metrics to measure outcomes and how to define a process to capture and manage.  This is all very important.  However, in order for the metrics to have value, it is important to be able to define the data points that will be used.  If…

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