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Project Management​

The Project Management Office (PMO) at Babson supports ITSD's commitment to the structured planning and management of all IT-related projects. The PMO ensures that the College moves forward with the right projects in the right way, and that people are working on those projects most strategically aligned with the goals of the College. We conduct detailed business analysis of each project to assess the value it brings to the College from a business perspective, validate with key stakeholders that it aligns with the strategy of both the business unit and the College, and execute selected projects with project management best practices for high-quality results.
 

PMO Mission

Drive Successful Project Planning and Execution at Babson
 

Achieving the PMO Mission

  • Streamline: Define and execute a process for how all projects come in, get prioritized, and get completed
  • Focus: Focus-limited IT resources on the most high-priority and strategically aligned projects
  • Plan: Use Project Management best practices to track and measure projects so we can plan better in the future

PMO Scope & Services Provided

  • New Project Intake
  • Business Analysis
  • Portfolio Prioritization
  • Scheduling and Resource Allocation
  • Project Management Methodology and Standards
  • Standardized templates/toolkit
  • Project Management
  • IT Contract Review

Impact of the PMO

  • Bring transparency to all IT work and the project queue
  • Conduct monthly prioritization by stakeholders, not IT
  • Set clear expectations
  • Select projects aligned with College priorities
  • Create project documentation
  • Facilitate and increase team communication
  • Meet desired business goals