What goes into the set-up, build-out, and sustainability of PMOs, the drivers, the benefits, and the know-how? Managing the PMO Lifecycle talks through the PMOLC (PMO Lifecycle) and steps to help set-up, build-out, and sustain PMOs. The book’s main purpose is to be a guide for all those wishing to know about PMO.
Alongside practical advice and ideas the author includes elements of her research from a survey conducted through PMO leaders to provide results on PMOLC complexity and flow. The text also takes on controversial topics such as virtual PMO’s, PPM practices, and outsourcing along with case studies from well-known organizations that shed light on existing and emerging practices.
You can also check out this previous PMO article by Dr. Karkukly at http://www.withinthecode.com/?p=550
About the Author:Dr. Waffa Karkukly is the owner and Managing Director for Global PMO Solutions, Inc. During her career, she has been involved in leading strategic change programs, quality and delivery improvement for projects, programs and portfolios and every aspect of PMO design, implementation and ongoing development for fortune 100 and startups. Dr Karkukly has a PhD in Strategic Program and Project Management and Masters’ Degree in Information Technology. She is Communications Director for the PMI CoP and a regular speaker on the project management circuit. Waffa is the Certificate Lead Developer for the Business Information Technology Management (BITM) certificate course at School of Continuing Studies at University of Toronto. Waffa Brings wealth of practical industry experience in addition to her academic accreditations.