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Prioritization should remain a key focus for PMO leaders in any given circumstance, but as we see organizations turning to the PMO to deliver greater value, it becomes imperative for PMO success as well. Bridging the great PMO divide starts here. Focusing efforts and resources on the highest value work allows organizations to delivering on strategic imperatives – even as those change.
Fortunately, only 7% of respondents reported their projects and resources were not at all aligned to strategic business priorities. However, we saw a large decrease in organizations from 2021 (23%) to 2022 (8%) in those saying they are very well aligned. This might be associated with the extra emphasis of alignment for organizations during the global pandemic. Unfortunately, prioritization of alignment to business priorities remains a crucial component of PMOs that are seeing success within their organizations. You’ll notice the shift back to organizations claiming less alignment of their resources within their organization in 2022. There was 92% survey responders that cited projects are not very well aligned with strategic business priorities.