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John Friscia

John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

How to Choose the Right Project Metrics

If your family speaks English and Mandarin, but your neighbors only speak English, you will want to talk in English to them. Using Mandarin would be an exercise in frustration—and yet PMOs take this approach to metrics when it comes to communicating with the business. In a post for Project …

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PMO as Air Traffic Controller

In a post for PM Hut, Diane Eskander briefly reflects on the nature of PMOs and how to know if an organization needs one. She says to think of PMOs as air traffic controllers. Busy airports require traffic controllers to keep coordination of planes safe and manageable. If a business …

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Becoming an Enabling PMO

In a post for the PM Perspectives Blog, Lindsay Scott reflects on a PMI Virtual Conference session about the path to becoming a “strategic and agile project portfolio management office.” What this really alludes to is how we can create PMOs that are enablers amidst constant change. Scott says that …

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The Obsequious PMO Loses

It is fantastic when everyone in the business can treat each other with the appropriate level of respect. It is however cause for concern when seeking to please takes precedent over delivering the best business results. A post at Duration Driven notes a couple examples of when the PMO should …

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