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New Post 7/17/2012 9:01 AM
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PMO equivalent in the BA world? 

  Today we have a PMO (Project Management Office) in the PM (Project Management) domain, is there an equivalent PMO name in the BA world?

 
New Post 7/17/2012 3:10 PM
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 mbrault wrote

  Today we have a PMO (Project Management Office) in the PM (Project Management) domain, is there an equivalent PMO name in the BA world?

In the Business Analysis world, there isn't a direct equivalent to a PMO but there are organizations who are beginning to centralize the business/systems analysis function.  Many of these are called: Business Analysis Group, Business Analysis Team, Enterprise Analysis Group, etc.

From a collaboration and standards perspective, there seems to be momentum towards creating communities for business analysts within an organization such as:

Hope this helps!

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New Post 7/19/2012 5:55 AM
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Re: PMO equivalent in the BA world? 

 mbrault wrote

  Today we have a PMO (Project Management Office) in the PM (Project Management) domain, is there an equivalent PMO name in the BA world?

Here's one more great article:

Three Good Reasons to Initiate a BA Center of Excellence

And here is the related PDF poster showing the various levels of maturity for organizing BAs (towards something like a PMO):

Poster: Stages of development for BA Centers of Excellence (COE)

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New Post 7/23/2012 12:00 PM
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Re: PMO equivalent in the BA world? 

 mbrault wrote

  Today we have a PMO (Project Management Office) in the PM (Project Management) domain, is there an equivalent PMO name in the BA world?

 

BA Center of Excellence is becoming the new buzzword.

 

Here is a PDF we have relating to the concept

http://www.seilevel.com/wp-content/uploads/17x11_Seilevel_BA_COE_122011.pdf

 
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