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Project Management Office

The Project Management Office (PMO) defines, maintains and ensures project management standards across AITS and provides project management for Information Technology Priorities Committee (ITPC), AITS and the office of the CFO. The PMO consists of staff members with expertise in project, program, and portfolio management.

The primary function of the AITS PMO is to support project managers in a variety of ways which may include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing shared resources across all projects administered by the PMO;
  • Identifying and developing project management methodology, best practices, and standards;
  • Coaching, mentoring, training, and oversight;
  • Monitoring compliance with project management standards, policies, procedures, and templates by means of project audits;
  • Developing and managing project policies, procedures, templates, and other shared documentation;
  • Coordinating communication across projects

Project Management

The PMO provides guidance and tools for project managers across the University System. The methodologies encouraged are based on industry standards, with customized approaches to fit the unique needs of the Universities. The project manager's role is to lead project teams to accomplish project objectives, effectively communicate with the project team and stakeholders, and deliver the final product as close to the defined requirements, schedule and budget as possible.

Project Management Resources

The PMO created toolkits that provide specific tips and tricks and best practices, consolidated into quick guides for project managers and teams to use as references throughout their projects.