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ARCE LABRADA, Sigifredo  and  LOPEZ SIERRA, Hermes A. Considerations about company project management in Bogota, Colombia maturity level of project management. Rev. esc.adm.neg [online]. 2010, n.69, pp.60-87. ISSN 0120-8160.

This article aims at describing the maturity level of companies in Bogota, Colombia, being requested in two different dimensions: on one hand, the degree of fulfillment according with each process of standardization, measurement, control and systematic improvement of project management processes; on the other hand, the connection among portfolio, programs and projects. This research has an exploratory character to define the different investigation lines for project management programs. The population sample was conformed by 5,187 companies of more than ten employees and a sample of 226 companies. This study concludes that the maturity level of all these companies' projects is low; 46,9 % in big companies, percentage that is reduced to 24,7 % when it is related with big companies; 13,6 % in medium- size companies; 8,6 % in small companies, and 6,2 % very small companies. When the whole analysis ends, the methodology level, the tool level, the competence development level, the portfolio and programs methodology level, the project management office level, we can have a clearer idea about the culture of Bogota companies' projects.

Keywords : Project management; Portfolio management; Program management; Maturity level; Competence development of the projects office (PMO); Project management methodology.

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