What’s a PMO Got to Do with It?
Synergized Program Management Approaches Show Promise for Delivery of Complex, Domain-driven Technology Projects Overview Structured, controlled approaches to technology delivery from Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) through development and integration continue to gain traction and momentum across both the public and private sectors.  Budget pressures, sustainability needs, IT portfolio management discipline and past failures of technology investments continue to drive organizations towards structured technology management.  Structured technology management focused on measurable, repeatable processes (i.e. CMMI ®) following prescribed architectures and detailed, actively managed development/ enterprise lifecycles are the norm in the public sector and are growing in prominence across the private and non-profit sectors. Domain-heavy disciplines, such as healthcare life sciences, financial services and aviation, have struggled to develop, integrate and adopt/accept software and systems due to process complexity (i.e. scientific discovery), human-capital intensity (i.e. personnel intensive workflows) and high-cost of failure (i.e. one error can lead to loss of life…

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