After you transition to Agile, what's the role of the Project Management Office? Mike Cohn explores the role of the PMO in an Agile environment.
Two processes stand out for me. PMO reduces waste and establishes communities of practice.
Community of Practice - A group of like-minded or like-skilled individuals.
These professionals are motivated to improve their craft.
I prefer to rename the PMO as the Agile Center of Excellence. And this name has the added benefit of a catchy abbreviation -- ACE.
When I've built an Agile Center of Excellence, here's some of the capabilities we ace.