What does the EPMO do?

  • Reviews and assigns projects through the PROJECT INTAKE FORM  process and supports projects that may impact all 4 campuses.
  • Manages IT investments to maximize value, minimize risk, and ensure transparancy.
  • Facilitates project prioritization.
  • Conducts responsible project management; effectively managing, coordinating, and communicating:  Scope, Cost, Schedule, Risk, Issues, Quality, Outcomes, and Success.
  • Constantly communicating with Stakeholders, Vendors, Customers, Leadership, and YOU!

Does your project need a Project Manager?

  • Campus or Strategic Impact
    • Campus or Multi-Campus Impact
    • Projects relating to the MSU, Campus, or IT Community Strategic Plan
  • Regulatory or Legal Compliance
  • Impact to the delivery of Information Technology services, applications, and hardware for example
    • Significant upgrades or releases to software
    • New applications and functionality university wide
    • Any IT aspect to a larger project such as construction, remodels, or curricular development
  • Any faculty research project that that requires Information Technology resources or impacts the Information Technology operation of the university

Project Management is a progressive attempt to produce a result that includes a series of interrelated tasks that are planned for execution over a fixed period of time within certain requirements and limitations such as cost, quality, and performance.

The PM is responsible for the management of:

  • Risk
  • Issue
  • Stakeholder
  • Scope
  • Cost
  • Communication
  • Schedule
  • Quality

Email us at pmo@montana.edu!  We would be happy to consult.

The PMO reviews new project requests every Friday.  A PM from our office will contact you to discuss your project further.

Please fill out the Project Intake Form and we will follow up with you to discuss.

Visit the Enterprise Data Request page for more information on Data Stewardship Policies and the Data Request forms.