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 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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PMO Cinema – Movie Night \\ PMO Flashmob in Scotland – 28/09/2017

New evening announced for Glasgow on Thursday 28th September. The session will be held at  Clydesdale Bank, which is just next to that rather little plaza, George Square! 30 St Vincent Pl, Glasgow G1 2EU The session starts with doors open at 6pm, session starting at 6.30pm and closing at 8.00pm. PMO Cinema – Movie Night! Earlier in the year ...

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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 with Programme and Project Sponsors \\ PMO Flashmob in the North – 21st Sept

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 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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