IT Project Management Staffing Ratios and PMO Adoption (2006)

October, 2006


Much of the work within IT is project-based. Therefore, the project manager position is one of the most important jobs within the IT organization. This article examines the role of the project manager and the project management office (PMO). It provides project manager staffing ratios and adoption rates for the PMO structure by size of company. Finally, it suggests performance metrics that are most useful for measuring the success of the PMO and identifies best practices that differentiate the most effective project managers. (4 pp., 3 figs.)
[Executive Summary]