Monthly Archives: October 2017

The PMO Principles

Last week was Project Challenge. We love doing this show for a number of reasons – mainly it’s about meeting PMO practitioners and finding out what they’re up to and telling them about what we’re doing at PMO Flashmob. At this Autumn’s show we were able to share details about a new booklet that Eileen Roden has been working on ...

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PMO Hackathon \ London – 18th October

Hackathons (literally Hack-Marathons) have been hugely popular in product development circles. The idea is that developers, designers and product managers collaborate over a short, intense period of time to develop prototypes, new features and new products. As Head of Projects at Ticketmaster, John McIntyre has been involved in such as this one below in 2016 and a more recent public ...

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The Value of the PMO \\ Manchester – 19th October

MEASURING AND DEMONSTRATING THE VALUE OF THE PMO TO THE BUSINESS PMO Flashmob comes to Manchester on Thursday 19th October and the evening session is all about the Value of the PMO. How do you measure the value of your PMO and how do you demonstrate its value to the business?  These challenges face every PMO, and doing it effectively ...

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PMO Tooling – Tricks, Tips and Things to Consider \ Edinburgh – 9th Nov

The next PMO Flashmob in Scotland takes place in Edinburgh on Thursday 9th November and is hosted by Sainsbury’s Bank at Edinburgh Park. We’ll be looking at the big topic of PMO tools. PMO tools is one of those subjects that frequently comes up as a big challenge for PMOs. Data, information, reporting – all of those things are the ...

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PMO Manager’s Lunch \\ Agile PMO – 17th November

It’s that time of year again when we stage the PMO Manager’s Lunch which enables us to produce the Inside PMO Report. The lunch will take place on Friday 17th November in London and the theme for the 3 hour lunch is Agile PMO Take a look at the registration criteria here: The lunch brings together 12 PMO Managers together ...

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The PMO as a Delivery Partner \\ 23rd November in London

The next PMO Mini-Masterclass takes place on Thursday 23rd November in the City of London from 6pm. “The PMO is a high-value and critical service in change execution”. That statement seems obvious, and true, to mature PMO practitioners but is in fact a highly contentious issue – not all PMOs are created equal – and many stakeholders feel that they ...

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