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 Role of the PMO with Sponsors

If you’re working in a PMO today you’ll definitely have them. Sponsors. Sponsors of projects and programmes and sponsors of the PMO itself. These are the people who the buck stops with – the people who want and need the benefits that come from doing the project in the first place. Or in the case of PMO sponsorship, the benefits ...

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Have a Word with the Boss

Had a conversation the other day with someone who wanted to come along to the PMO Hackathon event we’re holding in October. They wanted to come along but it starts at 2pm – which of course means leaving work early and they didn’t think their boss would be OK with that. I get it. They pay the wages they want ...

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PMO of the Year – Icing on the Cake?

Are you proud about what your PMO has achieved? That’s the first step in taking part in something like APM’s PMO of the Year Award – you need to proud of your achievements and be ready to share the story with the wider industry and community. I caught up with Justin Byrd who has done just that. Justin is a ...

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PMO Flashmob at Project Challenge – 10th & 11th Oct

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 Thinking Stuff

A few months back I attended the PPM Forum – it’s a public sector forum for PPM practitioners, which surprisingly was FULL of PMO people. So far so good. The session was held at City Hall (rubbish view!) and hosted by London Fire Brigade. It was like a bigger version of a PMO Flashmob event – lasted all day, presentation ...

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The PMO Leadership Role \\ London – 28th September

The next PMO Flashmob in London takes place on the Thursday 28th September. The PMO Leadership Role is one which has two different angles – the leadership of the PMO and the PMO as an entity within an organisation which provides the leadership and link between strategy formulation and the delivery of programmes and projects. For both sides of PMO ...

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