Can a PMO accelerate the implementation process?
Project Management Office will maintain standards for project management with in the organization. A successful PMO is the combination of tools, processes and people
The main important roles of PMO are below
Strategic planning and governance: PMOs assist in scoring of projects using predefined criteria, plan according to the business goals of the organization. PMO advices senior managers to hire best candidates by providing cost/benefit ratio. PMO set policies, procedures, regulations and responsibilities and control projects.
Best practices and process: PMOs maintains consistency between project managers working for different projects and departments by implementing a repeatable project delivery process.
Common language, culture and mindset: PMOs maintains common project culture and mindset by informing and training the employees about different techniques, best practices and methodologies.
Resource Management: PMOs allocate the resources accurately across the projects by managing priorities based of resource loads, budgets and timelines
Creating and maintaining project artifacts, archives and toolsets: PMOs provide software, tools and templates to manage project efforts.
In conclusion, PMO can definitely accelerate the implementation process