THE SQUAD REPORT

The PMO Leader Conundrum joe pusz leadership pmo pmo joe project management Sep 17, 2021

When we think about the PMO Leader we often focus only on the PMO and often ignore the Leadership.  The PMO is surely important as a function.  It has a significant place in the organization and when run well it should help to drive organizations forward.  How often though are they...

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Are you swatting flies with a hammer? joe pusz pmo project management Jul 08, 2021
 
I'm a big fan of baseball.  I enjoy watching kids, college teams and of course the professionals.  I played up into college and had dreams of one day becoming a professional in MLB but that didn't happen so now I'm PMO Joe!  

As PMO Joe I find myself relating non-PM...

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PMO Trends in 2021 a Collection from the Industry joe pusz leadership pmo joe project management Feb 04, 2021

 

Each year we see predictions or trends to observe in the coming year. This is popular in most, if not all, industries. We even see this in professional sports and entertainment. Our Project Management and PMO industry is no different and in this post I'll share some crystal...
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Dealing with Scary Project Gremlins joe pusz project management Oct 26, 2020

As we get ready to celebrate Halloween I am reminded about the scary moments on projects and starting my project management career. Thinking back to my younger days I enjoyed dressing up in my Halloween costumes and “trick or treating” through the neighborhood to collect candy. I...

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Selecting a PPM Tool isn't so Simple joe pusz leadership pmo joe Jul 14, 2020

I am often asked my thoughts on what is the best PPM tool. While this seems like a straightforward question, the answer isn't so simple. How can one know which PPM tool is best without knowing the circumstances of your PMO, organization, team, budget, requirements, etc.

There are many factors...

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2020 Global PMO Leadership Survey from THE PMO SQUAD Launches today! joe pusz pmo joe Jul 14, 2020

Updated: Jul 15, 2020

How does PMO Leadership factor into the success of the PMO? This Survey is designed to help understand the impact PMO Leadership and Leaders have on the success of a PMO. This inaugural global survey begins our planned long-term research to understand how...

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USING PLAYBOOKS TO DELIVER WINNING PROJECTS joe pusz Mar 07, 2020

USING PLAYBOOKS TO DELIVER WINNING PROJECTS

Updated: Jul 15, 2020

I was a pretty decent baseball player back in the day. Lots of Business Lessons were learned between the lines; Leadership, Trust, Teamwork to name a few. Another lesson was the use of a Playbook. My...

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