pmo

Planning. Organizing. Innovative solutions.

The Program Management Office is part of University Services Information Technology Enterprise Project Management system. Our goal to ensure that project management is applied consistently and effectively across enterprise projects. We strive to leverage and improve best practices in project management thereby increasing productivity, reducing cycle time, and ensuring quality in applications; identifying opportunities to synergize enterprise initiatives.

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U Services PMO Suggested Monthly Reading List:
August, 2013
The project sponsor is the individual who will ultimately declare victory or failure on your project and chances are high that they are not always sure of what they actually want.  It is important that the project manager establish a rapport with the sponsor early in the project.  The article referenced below includes questions to ask the sponsor at an initial meeting in order to get your project off to a solid start.
"How to Interview the Project Sponsor by Doug DeCarlo, A Different Drummer - ProjectConnections.com." http://www.projectconnections.com/articles/011705-decarlo.html

MS Project EPM 2010

Microsoft Office Project 2010 is the newly released Microsoft Enterprise Project Management (EPM) solution. The EPM solution combines Microsoft Project 2010 with its supporting technologies of Project Server and Windows Share Point Services. Together, these technologies provide organizations with a very powerful enterprise-wide project planning and management system.

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Need Access to EPM?

All University Services employees can request access to the MS Project 2010 EPM environment.Click here to fill out an access request form. *Licensing fees are required.

Contact Information

University Services PMO
300 Donhowe Building
319 15th Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-626-7628

Email: uspmo@umn.edu