PMO Flashmob is the learning and networking group for people interested in PMOs. Based in the UK - events take place in London, Birmingham and Scotland on a regular basis.

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Next PMO Flashmob Events

Agile PMO: Fact or Fiction? \\ 25th Sept – London: Charity Night

We’re teaming up with Agile Business Conference in September for a special event – drinks, pizza and a PMO panel session. It takes place at our favourite spot – The Ticketmaster Bar, based in Angel Islington. Takes place Tuesday 25th September from 6.30pm. What its all about It’s the night before the Agile Business Conference kicks off (PMO Flashmobbers can grab a 10% discount on tickets with the code: FLASHMOB2018) and we thought what a great idea to bring one of the biggest subjects we’ve been talking about for the last few years and be a part of the lead ...

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3rd October – Your PMO Career – Edinburgh

We’re kicking off the PMO Flashmob events in Scotland in October – the first one is Wednesday 3rd October and we’re in Haymarket, in a pub, talking about PMO careers – what’s not to like? Whats it all about? We’re going to be taking a look at three different aspects of your PMO career: Understanding what you’ve got and what organisations want from PMO practitioners – it’s a form of personal stocktaking and understanding the bigger picture of what makes people get hired in PMO roles. Your PMO CV – we’ll be sharing real practical insights on how to create ...

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Challenges of Building Multiple PMOs to Deliver a £15 Billion Programme \ 4th Oct – Birmingham

We’re back in Birmingham on Thursday 4th October with a brilliant event featurng the PMO team at Highways England. The Challenges of Building Multiple PMOs to Deliver a £15 Billion Programme session sees four of Highways England’s PMO Directors sharing insights Some Background to the Challenges “At Highways England we are responsible for England’s motorways and major A roads. Although these make up just 2% of the wider road network they carry one third of all traffic, and two thirds of all freight.  By end of Road Period 1, £15 billion will have been invested to make our roads safer and ...

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Stand Up for PMO \ Manchester – 21st November 2018

A full day PMO event – Stand Up for PMO – heads to Manchester and the iconic Comedy Store for a day of PMO presentations; open mics and networking for you, the PMO professional. Stand Up for PMO is all about getting together with your PMO peers to listen and take part in thought-provoking insights to inspire you in your PMO role and career. It’s for those passionate about PMO, looking for PMO conversations; learning new PMO insights and meeting new PMO friends. We’ll be covering all those PMO challenge areas that we deal with every day, giving you a ...

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PMO KPIs, Metrics and Measures – PMO Manager’s Dinner – Manchester

We head to Manchester for our annual PMO Manager’s Lunch – actually a dinner this time – where we get PMO Manager’s around a table to discuss a certain PMO theme. We will then be creating the fourth Inside PMO Report We’re holding it in Manchester, the night before the Stand Up for PMO event – so that’s the evening of the Tuesday 20th November. We’re looking for your input for the theme: PMO KPIs, Metrics and Measures We’re looking to explore what current PMO practitioners have in place when it comes to demonstrating the value they add or the ...

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The PMO: Helping Project Management Thrive

Check out the article where PMO Flashmob gets a mentioned amongst all the project management stuff in the latest Project Management campaign from Media Planet which went out in the Sunday Telegraph on the 9th September. Take a look at There’s Never Been a Better Time to Work in a PMO and Building a PMO Career. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

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The PMO is the Knowledge Broker?

At the last PMO Flashmob Online, we thought it would be good to try out a little experiment. We asked people to take a look at a piece of published PMO research and then join in the virtual PMO Flashmob where we could have a chat about that research. The research we went for was ‘Project management office’ a knowledge broker in project-based organisations‘ [you can download and have a read of that yourself here] It’s a paper that was published in the International Journal of Project Management back in 2013 and touches on a few challenges that PMOs still ...

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Setting Up a PMO

In November it’s the full day PMO Flashmob – Stand Up for PMO – in Manchester. On the 21st November we’ll be covering the full PMO lifecycle in one day, kicking off with setting up a PMO. In the morning we’ll be kicking off with the good and best practices to PMO set up, drawing heavily on the PMO principles to guide us through the approaches that up the probability of designing and implementing a successful PMO. There’s been a lot of research and insights published recently that we will draw on – delivered in the style of QI which ...

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How PMO Flashmob Got Started

We get asked a lot about how PMO Flashmob came to be. At the last PMO Conference in London, original co-founder Ralf Finchett returned from Australia and we grabbed a bit of time to have a chat. PMO Flashmob was created originally to get people together who work in PMO – to meet up after work to chat about the work they do. It started because we found that at all the conferences we had attended, it was the interactive and networking parts where you got to meet others in the same boat as you, that had long-lasting benefits. Five ...

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