Achieving the right balance when building a new PMO is more art than science. How many FTE? More consultants? New Vendors? Full outsource? Just when you think that, you have your charter and you understand your hiring goals you realize the real fun is just about to begin.
If you have modest reporting needs, conversion goals for growing your organization, or just a list on paper of potential agencies to contact, I will cover those challenges in a different post… today I have some spokes for your training wheels where the landscape is big, complicated, and well charged.
I had the opportunity to construct global standards for contractor procurement, time tracking, and asset retention while working at a global pharmaceutical company that taught me some valuable lessons: