PMO Mob Yield

PMO Mob Yield is the area where we share some of the outcomes to the PMO Flashmob meetups.

It’s intended for both PMO Flashmob attendees and people interested in PMOs who have yet to join us.

We hope to see you at some of our future events.

 

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 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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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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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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Got the PMO T-Shirt?

Been there, got the T-Shirt? I bet there are a fair few of you out there that can say that when it comes to working in the PMO. A few weeks back we asked what you would like to see on a PMO t-shirt. Why? Well you’ve probably seen the project manager ones (there’s one to the right that seems ...

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