Monthly Archives: December 2016

PMO Mini-Masterclass \\ Marketing the PMO – January 2017 || London

The first PMO Flashmob of the new year takes place on Thursday 26th January in Angel Islington and we’re kicking off the year tackling a subject that every single PMO can struggle with – stakeholder engagement and managing relationships. We were inspired to take a look at this subject because we keep hearing lots of conversations like: “The PMO is ...

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Two Learning Tools for the PMO to Use

Earlier this year we held our first session on “learning lessons from projects” in a PMO Mini-Masterclass held in Central London (you can take a look at the whole session here). The session looked at ways the PMO can get involved in that process we call “lessons learnt” (yet we all seem to dislike that phrase!). A framework was introduced, ...

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Sing When You’re Winning

Well done to everyone at the first PMO Karaoke the world has ever seen! It was a nerve-wracking thing for some people (me included!) who had never got up there before and sung in front of a crowd. The Introverts certainly did Unite! In true PMO style we did lots of group singing – we stick together when faced with ...

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Top Ten Messages from the PMO Symposium 2016

This year’s theme at PMI’s PMO Symposium was all about Benefits Management, a big change from last year where the talk was all about portfolio management. There were about 700-800 people in attendance over the three days – and the set up was the same as last year. Some opening keynote speeches – a learning excursion (I picked the hospital ...

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