Project Management Offices (PMOs) often get a bad rap for “policing” to get a project done or, worse yet, stand in the way of getting a project done! Why is this and how can certified Project Management Professionals turn around the impression that PMOs are not needed or cause more failures than successes?
“What is wrong with today’s engineers?” This statement can be heard throughout the utility and business sectors daily. The common sentiment is that the recent incoming engineers don’t seem up-to-par with the engineers from previous generations. Complaints range from a lack of knowledge, an inability to handle projects, and attitude issues.
Mesa’s Solutions Delivery Group is a team of certified PMPs who can help identify solutions to common industry problems like staff shortages, training deficiencies, process bottlenecks, etc., by applying proven techniques.
Boualem (Bo) Hadjerioua, Director of Integrated Water Resources Management at Mesa Associates, Inc. (Mesa), with Madison Bowling and Dol Raj Chalise, recently published an article (March 15, 2023) in the magazine Hydro Review. In the article, they discuss the importance of developing new technologies for hydropower and suggest that the U.S. government, regulators, and power utilities
Boualem (Bo) Hadjerioua, Director of Integrated Water Resources Management at Mesa Associates, Inc. (Mesa), was recently interviewed for the magazine Hydro Leader.
Jerry Hubble had his paper titled “The Orientated Spray Cooling System for Heat Rejection and Evaporation” published in the January 2022 issues of ASME Journal of Heat Transfer.
An article regarding some recent employee satisfaction survey results (pre-pandemic) pointed to five key areas of associate concerns when it comes to their work experience.
These five areas include company culture, organizational confusion, non-integrated silos of information or work, ineffective communications, and a lack of innovation. In Mesa’s
series of knowledge articles, we will be touching on all these potential organizational shortcomings from an organizational management perspective. The first up: nonintegrated silos (of effort, of information, of competency, etc.).
PMO, the global acronym for Project Management Office or Organization, is the project management terminology overused equivalent to what Synergy is to any organization looking to foster better teamwork and coordination. “PMO” is also the most misunderstood and, often times, maligned service or function in the project