PMO PRACTICE

We help you manage your projects

Juggling IT projects across teams, departments and division is complex. A siloed approach to IT development, solution selection, deployment, and integration wastes resources—and often achieves sub-optimal results.

For example: If an ERP and a CCM are implemented concurrently and not managed in an integrated way, users will experience issues down the road. If a multichannel marketing automation solution and a CRM platform aren’t deployed in a coordinated fashion, your organization won’t benefit to the extent that it could.

Choosing solutions that work well together, and overseeing their roll-out in a holistic way, is what the JR GROUP Project Management Office (PMO) is all about.

PMO services are performed by team members with specialized skills, including:

  • Database development/data warehousing
  • Communication
  • Integration
  • System architecture
  • Process development/process management

The result of this contextual approach to IT management is full visibility of status from implementation of requirements and general infrastructure, to deployment, to ongoing support. JR GROUP serves as a channel in which all project participants collaborate, and are ultimately held accountable for their part of the project. We’re the robust buffer entity the project owner can rely on to inform critical decision making before, during and after implementation.

PMO Approach

Production Cycle Methodologies
The two well-known production cycle methodologies available today are Agile and Waterfall. JR GROUP’s best practices employ elements of each to manage complex requirements of large client initiatives. Combining the “plan then execute” methodology of Waterfall with the “fast, iterative and collaborative” qualities of Agile enables optimal process, delivery and results.

JR GROUP’s PMO practice encompasses the following:

  • Validates the needs of the initiative based on provided documentation
  • Evaluates vendors and makes a recommendation
  • Prioritizes the solution on a need's basis
  • Creates a timeline for all participants leading up to the final goal
  • Utilizes a phased approach based on immediate need
  • Develops an oversight back office road map for integration when and if needed
  • Coordinates activity of all participants
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