Monthly Archives: July 2015

Should the PMO have authority to stop projects?

Last Thursday was the second PMO Flashmob in Birmingham.  We met on a wetter than expected night in Le Truc in the Arcadian and took over a corner of the bar to discuss PMO roles and job titles.  I’d gone prepared with several sets of laminated cards to play ‘agree the hierarchy’ and ‘what role does what activity?’ to get ...

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What Role Do You Perform in the PMO?

At the last PMO Flashmob in June we produced a list of all the PMO service areas we could think of. The idea was to visually demonstrate just how many service areas are currently associated with PMOs today. It sounded like a good basis for conversations with the group. The service areas were taken from P3O, some of the work ...

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My First PMO Flashmob

As someone who has only been working on projects for a year, I’m full of questions, eager to make this my career, and am curious to meet other PMO professionals. Saying that, I almost didn’t go to my first PMO Flashmob event, which my calendar reminded me was happening later the same day. I was a little nervous, and imagined ...

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