Agile PMO

  • Agile PMOs focus on flexible reporting tools
  • They are quick in responding to changes
  • They balance both flexibility and stability
  • They focus on agile metrics (over and above the traditional metrics)
  • They are value driven
    • They have a customer collaboration mindset
    • Operate as a consulting business within the organization
    • Intrapreneur approach
  • They are invitation oriented. They work with project teams, based on the invitation from the project teams
  • Agile PMOs are multi-disciplinary as they have to cater to the diverse needs like;
    • Standards definition and implementation
    • Training and mentoring
    • Multi project management
    • Organizational learning
    • Managing stakeholders
    • Selecting team members (for the PMO, and in some cases for the project teams)
    • Executing specialized tasks for the project based on invitation;
      • Special training
      • Tools support
      • Orientation to key stakeholders
      • Process tailoring
      • Conflict management etc…