Best Practice Report

The State Of The PMO

Increased Strategic Focus Extends PMO Roles Across The Enterprise

February 8th, 2010
Craig Symons, null
Craig Symons
With contributors:
Sharyn Leaver , Tim DeGennaro


In the fall of 2009, Forrester Research in partnership with the Program Management Office Specific Interest Group (PMOSIG) of the Project Management Institute conducted a survey of the PMOSIG membership about the state of the PMO. The survey results provide a reasonable benchmark on how PMOs are functioning today and confirm our thinking about how PMOs are continuing to evolve into strategic governance structures. PMOs have multiplied within organizations and now extend beyond IT.

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