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Project Management
The efficient execution of projects to deliver their business objectives is essential for companies working in an increasingly competitive environment. Seventh Inc. provide a full range of business and IT project management services covering every stage of the project life-cycle to ensure projects are professionally defined and executed - so as to ensure these projects meet their business objectives and are delivered within budget, schedule and to the required quality standards.

We can provide both a full client project management, and a full functional service to fill any capability gaps. In the latter case we can provide project managers that integrate into a client’s organisation, to ensure that they have the full expertise required to deliver the project. We provide experienced personnel, to manage the project, or defined aspects of the project, on the clients’ behalf from feasibility study, requirements, design, development, through to deployment.

Seventh Inc. provides our clients with access to a pool of resources, with a strong track record of delivery. We can offer easy and efficient access to a uniquely broad range of specialist resources when required for technical queries or discrete packages of work.

This provides a number of benefits including;
· Projects deliver greater benefits; which could include financial return, quality improvement, cost reduction, safety improvement etc.
· Increased confidence in the management of project costs, schedule and quality
· Assurance that projects are delivered to right company standards
· Better project risk management
Project Management Office
As the number and complexity of projects throughout the business world has increased, the need to have a centralized project-coordination function has increased commensurately. The popularity and expansion of PMOs among organizations appears to be related to this increase. Consequently, organizations are increasingly implementing PMOs. According to the State of the PMO 2010 survey, 84% of organizations are currently implementing PMOs in their organizations, a jump of 36% from the year 2000 (PMI, 2012). Organizations with PMOs report more projects completed on time, in budget, and meeting business goals.

PMOs help reduce the number of failed projects, delivering projects on or under budget, improving productivity, delivering projects on or ahead of schedule, and increasing cost saving. PMOs add value by monitoring project-performance governance, providing training, and setting or defining standards (PMI, 2004). As companies realize their strategies are being achieved through projects and therefore it’s critical to have a way to manage these projects, PMOs have gained popularity. PMOs coordinate multiple projects across an organization, act as mentors or centers of best practices, and improve project-management capabilities in an organization.

Our team of PMP experts facilitate a framework of 11 steps or aspects deemed necessary to establish a successful PMO; each step should ensure achieving one or more of the requirements and deliverables that are acknowledged through best practices as necessary to establish a successful PMO. They are summarized in hereafter.

1. Understand Organization Definition of Success

2. Define the Mission, Objectives, and Strategy of the PMO

3. Specify the PMO Functions and Types

4. Define PMO Success Criteria and Metrics

5. Define PMO Organizational Structure

6. Determine the Number of PMO Staff

7. Define PMO Charter

8. Ensure Commitment and Top-Management Support

9. Build or enhance the Project-Management Methodology and Processes

10. Training

11. Track PMO Metrics and Ensure Continuous Status Update

We look forward to our next engagement with your company.