Project Management standards help us making projects efficient and their deliverables reliable. This leads to measurable savings for a company. Those savings materialize in a real cooperation – no matter if it is big or small – by building up a Project Management Office (PMO). This speech focuses on the main deliverable one must have in order to make the PMO successful. Without achieving these core elements of a PMO the probability to fail is high, and on the other hand by implementing these topics the PMO will be a sustainable organization which contributes measurable savings to the company.

Walter Sedlacek took charge of the T-Systems UK Project Management Competence Centre (PMCC) in April 2008. His mission:Walter_Sedlacek the establishment of professional project management according to the Deutsche Telekom AG standard “PM Excellence” and to PMI®. The 40 year old from Salzburg has substantial experience in project management. His last position before joining T-Systems as Head of DSS Factory Austria in 2007 was CIO of General Motors Powertrain Austria.

Walter Sedlacek supervised a variety of international IT projects for the US car manufacturer, including a comprehensive rollout of more than 10,000 standardised desktop systems in six countries. Sedlacek, a Physics and IT graduate who holds an American MBA, also teaches classes in technical and management subjects as a guest lecturer at the Danube University Krems and at a number of vocational colleges.

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