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Next PMO Flashmob Events

Really Learning Lessons – PMO Mini-Masterclass – 24th January – London

We’re kicking off the New Year with the first PMO Mini-Masterclass session in London on Thursday 24th January. We’re learning lessons and you’re invited. Most project management approaches incorporate a set of activities often referred to as lessons learned, in which project management professionals try to use the experience gained from running a project to improve the way that they run future projects. A lot of the time, organisations do little or nothing more than document their experience and perhaps file it away, so this is less like lessons learned and more lessons identified, or even worse, lessons ignored. Indeed, ...

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Agile Frameworks – The Implications for a PMO \\ 28th February – London

Which Agile Framework – Does it Matter? The Implications for a PMO All scaling frameworks share some common patterns: Scrum at the team level, many teams sharing the same backlog, planning done collaboratively across teams, and the general principles of pull, self-organisation and continuous improvement.  What does this mean for a PMO?  What are the differences between the main agile at scale frameworks; SAFe, Scrum@Scale, Large Scale Scrum, GDS, and so on.  How does a PMO know it is using the right framework? This interactive PMO Flashmob session will explore the mysteries of Agile at scale! The session is delivered ...

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PMO KPIs, Metrics and Measures – Project Challenge – 21st March

We’re back at Project Challenge this Spring with the usual exhibition stand with our squashy cushions and general red overload thing going on. You’re welcome to join us – just to visit the stand or grab a seat and chat to other people also attending the show. It takes place for just one day this time – Thursday 21st March and we’ll be holding a PMO Flashmob event later that evening in the same general area of the Olympia too. Why not make it a day of PMO-ness? We’re presenting again too – this time it’s all about the latest ...

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Top Ten Trends in PMO for 2019

It’s that time of year again when we take a look into the possibilities of PMO land next year. We’ve been doing these articles for a couple of years and we don’t tend to be too far out. Take last year’s for example: Here are last year’s trends (the full article can be found here): Agile PMO will continue to evolve and mature with a recognition that the primary areas of focus aren’t going to be easy Agility as an ability – the PMO makes a contribution to working in a VUCA world The penny continues to drop – the ...

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What Does an Ideal PMO Team Look Like?

It’s another of our 12 Stand Up for PMO Days Before Christmas and insights from the PMO Unconference earlier in the year. This is the eleventh (pipers piping) and it’s taken from the PMO Unconference Board. At the beginning of the day we asked attendees to post up some of the questions they would like to see covered during the day. In this post we take a look at just one of the questions, What Does an Ideal PMO Team Look Like? It wasn’t just one person’s question – with the powers of dot voting we could see that others ...

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Community of Practice Templates

Here we are with our tenth (lords a-leaping) 12 Stand Up for PMO Days Before Christmas and some further insights from our first PMO Unconference. In this post we share a couple of the templates we used during the Stand Up for PMO event, it’s the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire one and the Generation Game! You could easily amend both of these templates and use them in your own PMO meetings (community of practice meetups etc) or training events – especially the millionaire one. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not ...

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Top Ten Trends in PMO for 2019

It’s that time of year again when we take a look into the possibilities of PMO land next year. We’ve been doing these articles for a couple of years and we don’t tend to be too far out. Take last year’s for example: Here are last year’s trends (the full article can be found here): Agile PMO will continue to evolve and mature with a recognition that the primary areas of focus aren’t going to be easy Agility as an ability – the PMO makes a contribution to working in a VUCA world The penny continues to drop – the ...

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What Does an Ideal PMO Team Look Like?

It’s another of our 12 Stand Up for PMO Days Before Christmas and insights from the PMO Unconference earlier in the year. This is the eleventh (pipers piping) and it’s taken from the PMO Unconference Board. At the beginning of the day we asked attendees to post up some of the questions they would like to see covered during the day. In this post we take a look at just one of the questions, What Does an Ideal PMO Team Look Like? It wasn’t just one person’s question – with the powers of dot voting we could see that others ...

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Community of Practice Templates

Here we are with our tenth (lords a-leaping) 12 Stand Up for PMO Days Before Christmas and some further insights from our first PMO Unconference. In this post we share a couple of the templates we used during the Stand Up for PMO event, it’s the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire one and the Generation Game! You could easily amend both of these templates and use them in your own PMO meetings (community of practice meetups etc) or training events – especially the millionaire one. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not ...

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The PMO Soap Opera

We’re now on to our ninth (ladies dancing) 12 Stand Up for PMO Days Before Christmas and some further insights from our first PMO Unconference. [You can see the other 12 Stand Up for PMO Days Before Christmas here] In this post, we’re celebrating the vibes of Coronation Street, Crossroads and Emmerdale and taking a look at a real-life PMO soap opera. With our first three themes of Setting Up, Running and Closing Down a PMO, the stand up soap opera ran across three episodes. Delegates took a lot of learning from this session presented by Chris Walters, take a ...

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