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

Is the Modern PMO Achieveable?

I downloaded a white paper last week from ca technologies called Business Agility Begins with a Modern PMO: Change Agents. What a title, so much to unpick, so many buzz terms, how could you not want to read that – business – agility – modern – change – agents! The white paper is about the need for the PMO to ...

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The Role of the PMO in Establishing and Embedding the Role of the Programme and Project Sponsor \\ PMO Flashmob in the North

We have a new location for all those PMO Flashmobbers in the North of England – between Leeds and Bradford. The session will be held on Thursday 21st September. The session will be held at West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service HQ: Oakroyd Hall Bradford Road Birkenshaw BD11 2DY The session starts with doors open at 6pm, session starting at ...

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Use Cases for the PMO Competency Framework

The PMO Competency Framework Working Group held its first session last week in London. There were 20 PMO practitioners in the room – all bringing different – great! – experiences to the table. The first session was all about understanding what each person wanted to achieve from being a part of the working group and working through the Terms of ...

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PMO Flashmob at Project Challenge

New date for the diary this Autumn – PMO Flashmob is back at Project Challenge – which takes place on Tuesday 10th October and Wednesday 11th October at Olympia in West London. We have a stand again so it’ll be great to see you – stop by and pick up some of the latest ‘stuff’ we have plus have a ...

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PMO Competency Framework – The Working Group

Over the last few years at PMO Flashmob, we’ve had countless conversations about the lack of competency framework and assessment available to the people who work in PMOs. The project managers do alright, so do the programme managers (albeit fewer options than PMs)- they have options from their professional bodies – however the PMO is still without a generic competency ...

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London \\ Summer Nights Quiz Night – 20th July

Forward planning continues – and another date for the diary this summer in London. We’re back at Ticketmaster in London for our monster PMO Quiz Night – get the date in your diary now – Thursday 20th July. We have the perfect venue and host The event is hosted by the PMO team at Ticketmaster UK, located at: Ticketmaster UK ...

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