ABOUT US

Our goals, our history, and our achievements

ABOUT

PMO GLOBAL ALLIANCE was founded in 2014 and it is the first global community exclusively focused on Project Management Offices. It was created by Brazilian PMO Leaders who wish to exchange experience and knowledge in order to achieve better results in their PMOs.
Many of our members engage and contribute with their time, experience and knowledge to develop our community and its members.

OUR MISSION

Is to support the professional development of our members through mutual support, networking, advanced research, and an intensive exchange of experiences.

OUR PROJECTS

Are research projects focused on developing new knowledge for PMOs through collaborative intelligence

OUR MEMBERS

Our members are PMO leaders, PMO members, Executives, Consultants, Teachers, Students, Project Managers, among others who share experience and knowledge, contributing to the development of the PMO worldwide community.
Meet the 100 + PMO professionals who contributed in the creation of the PMO TOOLS website.
Our sincere thanks to the professionals who voluntarily worked in the development of tools and methodologies for the PMO VALUE RING Methodology.
Here are the professionals who have left their significant contribution to the worldwide PMO community.
  • Alessandra Rodrigues
  • Alessandro Cavalcanti Silva
  • Ana Maria Costa
  • Ana Sofia Marçal
  • Alamir Paulo Junior
  • Alfredo Pereira de Barros
  • Ana Maria Saut
  • Ana Paula Rodrigues da Rocha
  • Adriana Sokolik Garrido
  • Alexandre Fernandes Spiguel
  • Ana Cláudia Arantes
  • Anderson Rafael Oldenburg
  • Aristóteles Almeida Neto
  • Alaíde Pitombeira de Freitas
  • Alam Braga
  • Alexandre Abdalla
  • Alexandre Carvalho
  • Alexandre Teixeira
  • Antônia Amorim
  • Bruno Araújo de Oliveira
  • Bruno Ferreira Araújo
  • Carlos Espanha
  • Claudia Martins Bueno
  • Carlos Anselmo Cenachi
  • Carlos Eduardo Popoff
  • Christiana Issa
  • Cosme de Oliveira
  • Daniel Veloso Magnino
  • Deborah Kupty
  • David Cohen
  • Daniela Solomon Sa e Silva
  • Edy Nilton Donizetti Aparecido
  • Eduardo Moura
  • Emilio Barbosa
  • Facundo Barbosa
  • Flávio Gomes Pereira
  • Gabriella da Silva Oviedo
  • Gilnei Assis
  • Ginger Levin
  • Gustavo Freire Dogo
  • Gledson Joaquim Lopes
  • Hugo Magalhães Lourenço
  • Ivo Tobias Wagner
  • Joseane Zoghbi
  • José Luiz Augusto Moreira
  • Juliana Prado Martins Costa
  • Julio César Samorini
  • José Felipe Araujo da Silva
  • José Roberto Bolognani
  • Lincoln Morales
  • Luis Henrique Mendes Guimarães
  • Liliane Tie Arazawa
  • Luis Fornari Jr.
  • Luiz Nunes
  • Marcelo Torres
  • Marcelo Augusto Barbosa de Oliveira
  • Marcelo Foresti Cota
  • Marcelo Durand
  • Margareth Carneiro
  • Maria Efigênia Amoroso
  • Mariana de Paula Mourão
  • Michele Gaspardi
  • Michelly Armstrong Gonçalves
  • Marcos Paulo Pereira Secca
  • Mario Soares da Silva
  • Mauricio Cherobin
  • Mauricio Silva
  • Nélson Richter
  • Paula Zygielszyer
  • Paulo Sanz
  • Paula Cunha Lima Giudicelli
  • Paulo de Tarso Barros Simões
  • Paulo Henrique Bezerra de Campos
  • Pedro Barros de Souza
  • Regis Teixeira Mattos
  • Rogerio Tamassia
  • Rodolfo Campos
  • Rodrigo Thahira
  • Renan Silva
  • Renato Santos de Souza
  • Ricardo Costa
  • Ricardo Miluzzi
  • Roberiton Ribeiro
  • Rodrigo Silva
  • Rubens Iung
  • Ruriko Murakami
  • Sandra Mortean
  • Sandro Valente
  • Sergio Perez
  • Sergio Augusto Caracas
  • Silvana Fujita
  • Tatiane Oliveira da Rosa
  • Tabada Cassia
  • Thaiza Silva
  • Thiago Fernandes
  • Taísa de Almeida
  • Thatiana Gomes de Barros
  • Thiago Miglio
  • Vinicius Neiva
  • Vanessa Cardoso
  • Vitor Gustavo
  • Wanderley Cillo Junior

OUR HISTORY’S KEY MOMENTS

Oct 2009

THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING

The beginning of the idea to create a group of professionals in PMOs comes up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with the aim of developing research projects in the PMO subject and publish the results in articles in journals.

Jul 2010

THE FIRST CONTRIBUTION

Presented with great success at the PMI Research & Education Conference 2010 in Washington, DC., The article "The PMO Maturity Cube, the Project Management Office Maturity Model", the result of research conducted by Americo Pinto and Marcelo Foresti Cota between 2009 and 2010. This model was the basis for the step 6 of the PMO VALUE RING methodology and became a world reference in the subject PMOs Maturity.  

Dec 2010

THE PMO MATURITY CUBE WEB

From a personal effort of their creators, Americo Pinto and Marcelo Foresti Cota, the PMO MATURITY CUBE model is automated in a web tool, available for free in English and Portuguese. In just over six months tool reaches 500 users in 12 countries.

Mar 2011

THE PMO MASTER CLASS

Under the leadership of Americo Pinto, is created in Brazil a group of professionals in PMOs, selected from their previous experience in the subject. Formed by 20 professionals with high maturity and experience in PMOs success, the group, called PMO MASTER CLASS, initiates the development of various research projects involving the theme PMO.

Oct 2011

THE SECOND CONTRIBUTION TO THE COMMUNITY

From a personal effort of their creators, Americo Pinto and Marcelo Foresti Cota, the PMO MATURITY CUBE model is automated in a web tool, available for free in English and Portuguese. In just over six months tool reaches 500 users in 12 countries.

Dec 2011

MORE ON THE WEB TOOLS

A first trial of a website, which will become in 2016 the PMO TOOLS website , enters the air, offering automated templates to define the functions of the PMO (PMO MIX MANAGER) and assess the maturity of the PMO (PMO MATURITY CUBE). These models will become a few years later, the basis for the steps 1 and 6 of the PMO VALUE RING methodology.

Jan 2012

MORE AND MORE CONTRIBUTIONS ARE PUBLISHED

The first articles are published and presented about the models PMO PERFORMANCE MODEL and PMO COMPETENCIES MODEL, which is later become steps 4 and 5 of the PMO VALUE RING methodology.

Mar 2012

A COMMUNITY BEGINS FOR FORMING

The PMO MASTER CLASS group reaches 42 professionals, all with extensive experience in PMOs. Surveys are broadened and enhanced, the working groups are multiplying, and the results increasingly significant.

Oct 2012

DOUBLE PRESENCE PMI GLOBAL CONGRESS 2016 IN VANCOUVER, CANADA

For the third consecutive year, the PMI Global Congress - now in Vancouver, Canada - offers lectures on the results of our research projects. This time, they are presented by Americo Pinto and Ana Maria Costa. The PMO models MODEL PERFORMANCE and PMO competencies MODEL are presented at the congress, with great impact and success.

Mar 2013

A PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY IN PMOs BEGINS TO EXPAND

The PMO MASTER CLASS group now exceeds 55 professionals, all with a high level of maturity and experience in PMOs. New research fronts are initiated as previously published models begin to become popular in the world.

Jun 2013

MORE THAN 1,000 USERS IN 6 COUNTRIES

Through publications, lectures and an intense "word of mouth", the first test version of the website, which will become in 2015 the website PMO TOOLS, reached the mark of 1,000 users in 6 different countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada , USA, France and Mexico.

Oct 2013

NEW CONTRIBUTIONS IN PMI GLOBAL CONGRESS 2013 IN NEW ORLEANS, USA

The models PMO TUNE and PMO BALANCED SCORECARD are completed and published, both presented by Americo Pinto at PMI Global Congress 2013 in New Orleans, LA, USA. The two models in the future would become steps 2 and 8 of the PMO VALUE RING methodology.

Mar 2014

A PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY IN PMOs EXPANDS INCREASINGLY

The PMO MASTER CLASS group has surpassed 80 members and the results of their research work are becoming increasingly international dimension.

Sep 2014

THE PMO VALUE RING METHODOLOGY IS CREATED

After five years of intense work, the eight models resulting from a broad research program are integrated and consolidated in the new methodology PMO VALUE RING, in order to structure or redesign PMOs with a focus on value creation. The benchmarking concept is the basis of the new methodology. Each of its eight steps uses as a reference a database that brings together the expertise of dozens of PMOs leaders with great maturity.

Oct 2014

A NEW WEBSITE PMO TOOLS ARE ARRIVING

After more than ten months of negotiations with several companies and investors ultimately an important partnership was closed and, in a few months would be founded the PMO TOOLS TECHNOLOGIES, the startup responsible for developing the new website PMO TOOLS. In a few months all the steps the PMO VALUE RING methodology would be completely automated and made available on the Internet. And one important detail: all the methodology would be made available for free in its essence, as a contribution to the development of the international community of professionals in PMOs.

Nov 2014

THE PMO GLOBAL ALLIANCE COMMUNITY IS BORN

Our community of professionals in PMOs now exceeds 100 members and on November 12, 2014, officially born the PMO GLOBAL ALLIANCE, the first international community dedicated exclusively to professionals interested in the theme PMO. The first voluntary Board is elected, formed by ten professionals, responsible for establishing the foundations of this new organization. The PMO TOOLS TECHNOLOGIES becomes the main sponsor of this new community, contributing resources to keep it and support its expansion.

Nov 2014

NEW CONTRIBUTIONS ARE LAUNCHED

The models PMO PROCESS GUIDE and PMO ROI TOOL are completed and published. In the future these models would become steps 3 and 7 of the PMO VALUE RING methodology.

Jan 2015

THE PMO TOOLS TECHNOLOGIES IS BORN IN THE USA

It signed a partnership with an investor and startup PMO TOOLS TECHNOLOGIES is founded in the USA, with its headquarters in Newark, DE. The divisions Technology and Research are established its subsidiary in Brazil, in the city of Vitoria, ES.

Jun 2015

PMO TOOLS EXCEED 2.500 USERS IN 21 COUNTRIES

The first version of the website PMO TOOLS, with only steps 1 and 6 of the PMO VALUE RING methodology, reached 2,500 users in 21 different countries. This version is only experimental, and will be replaced by the new website PMO TOOLS in October 2015. The most amazing thing is that this result was achieved only from the disclosure "word of mouth" among professionals who knew and used the website.

Oct 2015

NEW PMO TOOLS IS LAUNCHED IN PMI GLOBAL CONGRESS 2016 IN ORLANDO, USA

The new website PMO TOOLS was launched during the PMI Global Congress, held in Orlando, USA. With a stand in the exhibition area of the main event in the world in the area of projects, the PMO VALUE RING methodology is put to the test in front of professionals from several countries. The audience of a talk given at the conference by Americo Pinto, Project Director of PMO TOOLS exceeds the capacity of the room, and a few dozen people watching, sitting on the floor, one of the most successful sessions of the event.

Nov 2015

PMO TOOLS IN PMO SYMPOSIUM IN PHOENIX IN THE USA

The PMO TOOLS brand presence in the most important event on PMOs in the world, the PMO Symposium 2016 held in the PMI (Project Management Institute in Phoenix, AZ, USA. This event brings together executives and PMOs leaders of various countries, and is known for prestigious award "PMO of the Year" offered annually to the best PMO world.

Jan 2016

OUR FIRST AMBASSADOR

Ricardo Triana, the Colombian who was Chairman of the Board of Directors of the PMI (Project Management Institute) to October 2015, and is CEO of Practical Thinking, becomes the first Ambassador PMO TOOLS in the world. The example of Triana, our ambassadors are world relevance professionals, irrefutable credibility and recognized experience and expertise in PMO theme. They have the task of "spreading" the new mindset, practices and techniques that support the PMO VALUE RING methodology, in order to support the development of BMPs in the regions of Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

Feb 2016

PMO TOOLS HAVE ALREADY 4.500 USERS IN 65 COUNTRIES

The website PMO TOOLS reaches 4,500 users in 65 countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Oceania. The PMO VALUE RING methodology acquires more supporters and is consolidated as a reference worldwide.

Apr 2016

NEW CERTIFICATES FOR PROFESSIONALS AND CONSULTANTS PMOs

Announced the first two international certifications PMO TOOLS for professionals and consultants PMOs . They will also be launched in 2016 and will be aimed at professionals and consultants . To obtain certification , the applicant must meet some important requirements , obtain a minimum score on an exam and prove experience in using PMO VALUE RING methodology.

May 2016

PMO TOOLS CONFIRM PRESENCE IN BARCELONA IN THE PMI GLOBAL CONGRESS EMEA 2016

One more time the PMO TOOLS confirm presence on a important global event, now in barcelona, Spain. With the lecture of Americo Pinto, Director of PMO TOOLS Project and a beautiful stand at the PMI Global Congress EMEA 2016, PMO VALUE RING consolidates its presence in Europe.

Aug 2016

PMO TOOLS to be at PMI-SAC's Professional Development Conference 2016 in Calgary

PMO TOOLS will be at PMI-SAC's Professional Development Conference 2016, hosted in Calgary, Canada, on November 22nd and 23rd. There will be lectures covering the subjects of Leadership, Strategic and Business Management, and Technical Project Management during the Conference. Americo Pinto, PMO TOOLS' Research Director, will present his lecture on the PMO VALUE RING methodology. Visit the event's website here!

Nov 2016

PMO GLOBAL ALLIANCE AND PMO TOOLS TECHNOLOGIES JOIN OPERATIONS

PMO GLOBAL ALLIANCE and PMO TOOLS TECHNOLOGIES merge to provide new solutions and experiences for the global community of PMO professionals. Americo Pinto, Chairman of PMO GLOBAL ALLIANCE, highlights the importance of this action for the community. "This union will allow greater synergy of our actions, ensuring solutions and services that impact organizations and their professionals positively." From now on, both technology tools and solutions for PMOs and their professionals, as well as other services and products targeted to the community, will be offered by PMO GLOBAL ALLIANCE.