Assisting organizations in improving their project management processes, the Project Management Maturity Model defines the industry standard for measuring project management maturity.Project Management Maturity Model, Second Edition provides a roadmap showing organizations how to move to higher levels of organizational behavior, improving project success and organizational performance. It's a comprehensive tool for enhancing project management practices, covering areas critical to organizational improvement, such as the project office, management oversight, and professional development. It also provides methods for optimizing project management processes. The book also includes the Project Portfolio Management Maturity Model, which covers best practices for determining portfolio maturity, setting short-term priorities, improving portfolio management processes and tracking progress. The author, J. Kent Crawford, CEO of PM Solutions, describes the basics of project management maturity, including the benefits of assessing maturity, and presents a comprehensive framework for improving organization's processes. Chapters are based on the nine project management knowledge areas specified in the Project Management Institute's standard, the PMBOK(R) Guide. This edition also provides new and revised materials based on the PMBOK(R) Guide Third Edition. After an objective assessment, an organization can set its goals for increasing the capability of its processes and develop a plan for reaching those goals. This book is ideal for anyone involved with improving the capability of an organization's project and portfolio management processes.
Project Management Maturity Model, Second Edition