An Evaluation Model of IT PMO Performance Using Pentagon Model

Ki-Hyun Kim, Geun-Wan Park, Seung-June Hwang


Precedent studies revealed that success of IT project strongly depends on the competency of PMO(project management offices), however, there are only few studies which show the importance of PMO competency. In this study, we will suggest an evaluation model of IT PMO competency using the Pentagon Model which is a tool to assess the performance of project organization, and the Analytic Hierarchy Process. We classified effect factor of PMO competency into 25 items in 5 fields such as Structure, Technology, Culture, Interaction, Social Relations and Networks based on pentagon model, also analysis of criticality between the effect factors was conducted by AHP. The study result shows 3 factors of Structure were included in the top 10, while 2 factors of Technology, Culture, Interaction were included separately. In terms of Social Relations and Networks, only 1 factor was included in the top 10. Therefore Structure of PMO should be aggressively considered for the successful IT project.

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