Techniques for Establishing
a PMO Mandate
Picking up from the case study example of PMO failure presented in Chapter 4, at the end of the first year of the PMO, the PMO manager resigned. The CEO still believed in the promise of the PMO and tried to convince the PMO manager to stay on, but the PMO manager felt that he had done all he could do and that perhaps the company wasn’t ready for a PMO.
When the CEO announced to his leadership team that the PMO manager had resigned, there was a heated discussion. It wasn’t about hiring a new PMO manager; ...