Every PMO needs to manage the transition as their organization adopts Agile development practices and the Scrum framework to manage the work.  Here are 4 tips to successfully transition your PMO:

 Invest in Project Managers- Consider 4 Questions:

  1. Are the project managers on your team trained for their role within the new process framework?  Project managers need to know the fundamentals of Agile and Scrum: why these methods place value on principles and practices that seem counter-intuitive to  what has been done before,  how the mechanical processes differs from traditional waterfall, the defined Scrum roles, Scrum artifacts, and how to apply the Scrum process.  Some training is necessary and ScrumMaster or Agile Certified Practitioner training classes are both good options.
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