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Maturity models and assessments may help an organization peg its current project management capabilities, but the information is only of use if executive management supports a course of action to go from where the company is to where it wants to be, step by step.


Mark Mullaly

President, Interthink Consulting Incorporated

Mark is a project management iconoclast -- love him or hate him, he stil…
This article continues a series that explores how increased maturity can influence better project results. The series is based upon results from the Organizational Project Management Baseline Study, a worldwide benchmarking effort to understand current capabilities, trends and best practices in the realm of organizational project management.
 
Maturity models provide a strong appeal in helping to communicate current capabilities, and helping to make the case for improving project management effectiveness. Their primary advantage is in distilling the complexities associated with how an organization manages its projects into a simplified model that typically expresses maturity …


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