The PMO Value Ring: Defining Your PMO’s KPIs

Defining PMO KPI

The PMO Value Ring: Defining Your PMO’s KPIs

To demonstrate the value of your project management office (PMO), you need to define what value you are going to add. The way to do this is to define your PMO’s KPIs and decide how your office will measure success.

  • How to set your PMO project KPIs
  • What you can expect the KPIs to look like
  • The reasons why you need solid KPIs for your PMO

How do I define the KPIs for my PMO?

Your PMO needs to set the KPIs for the project it manages. These targets and measures will ensure that everyone involved in the projects will know what’s expected of them.

  • Project success
  • Process excellence
  • Business goals and strategies
  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Attainable
  • Relevant
  • Time-bound

Why do I need to define KPIs for my PMO?

Defining the KPIs for your projects will set the tone for the work that is expected. Having targets that include delivering the project well as well as on-time and on-budget will make sure successes are repeatable, and improvements can be identified.

Defining KPIs as part of the PMO Value Ring

When you define KPIs, you set out your stall for the value you intend to add to the business. You are also making your office accountable by putting targets on the services you will offer to improve projects.

Related Posts:

The PMO Value Ring: Defining Your PMO’s Services
The PMO Value Ring: Establishing Your PMO Processes
What is the PMO Value Ring? The 8 Steps to Demonstrate Value
PMO Value Ring: Balancing Your PMO’s Mix of Services
PMO Best Practices: Have Relevant KPIs
What's the value of a Project Management Office (PMO)?



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Pm Majik

Pm Majik

Evangelist of the Project Management Office (PMO)