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

Birmingham’s First PMO Flashmob

We’ve been asked for ages about plans to give PMO Flashmob a try in other UK cities. So here we go, PMO Flashmob is landing in Birmingham on Thursday 7th May and we’ve picked a great venue for our first outing in England’s magnificent second city. It is going to be held at Drop Forge on 6-10 Hockley Street, Jewellery ...

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PMO Social Networking Night in London

The next PMO Flashmob is all about social networking. In other words we’ve bagged ourselves a lovely upstairs private function room in a lovely pub. But it’s not just a case of turning up and walking into a room full of strangers wondering who to talk to. This is a PMO Flashmob social networking night and we’re going to help ...

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Starting the Conversation: PMO and Change Management

Does your PMO have any involvement with change management? At the March PMO Flashmob, held at Shell Centre on the Southbank, we wanted to find out more about Change Management and if there is a role for the PMO within that. We had Ranjit Sidhu with us and Change Management is totally her bag (have a look at ChangeQuest to ...

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Handy Guides for Learning

At last month’s PMO Flashmob held at QA there were a couple of handouts that caught my attention and I thought they would be worth sharing. They were both QA materials and before you say I’ve gone all salesy on you, read on and find out why I thought they were worth sharing. The PMO Role in Training Many PMOs ...

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The PMO Role in Change Management

This evening’s session is all about the role of the PMO in Change Management. It’s an area of conversation that has been popping up more and more frequently, the impact of changes on organisations and individuals, especially in the whole programme and project management world. What is interesting is that PMOs do not really have a recognised role in Change ...

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Stop, Do More Of and Start in the PMO

Last month’s PMO Flashmob was all about taking a look at our PMOs with a P3O lens. P3O, Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices, first created as a piece of guidance back in 2008 from the same stable as PRINCE2, and refreshed in 2013 is one of the more prominent literatures in this field. Many people within the PMO world have ...

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