Author Archives: Lindsay Scott

Lindsay is the founder of PMO Flashmob. She's also the creator of London's first dedicated PMO Conference; Director of Arras People and PMO enthusiast

The Tipping Point for the PMO

Have you ever experienced a tipping point with your PMO? Has there been a single event, a point where you can look back and say, “Yes, it was here when things really started to change” It’s the APM awards soon and another of the finalists for the newly formed PMO of the Year Award is the Portfolio Office at the ...

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PMO Competency Framework Product Strategy

A quick update on where we are with the Working Group for the PMO Competency Framework. In the last meeting in late September we worked through the product strategy and started planning for the initial design. Essentially the product strategy covered what it is we are trying to produce – just so everyone has a clear idea about what we’re ...

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What PMO People are Talking About Right Now – The Recording

We celebrated International Project Management Day today (2nd November) with a little webinar all about what people in PMO are talking about right now There is a recording of the session – about 58 minutes and copies of the slides too Hope you had a good PM Day – you just need to register on the website to access this ...

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The Business Driven PMO

A couple of weeks ago we were in Manchester for an evening of The Value of the PMO The evening event explored three different insights that are focused on the value a PMO provides to an organisation. We looked at what P3O had to say; the PMO Value Ring (something we’ve written about before) and the Business Driven PMO. 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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