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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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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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Agile Roadmaps – Top Tips from a PMO Planning Consultant – Edinburgh 29th November

We’re back in Edinburgh for the next PMO Flashmob and we have Sunchana Johnston leading the session Full of enthusiasm, honest and practical advice, Sunchana describes ‘how to think big’ and successfully create Agile Roadmaps. Sunchana confidently guides the audience into creating Agile Roadmaps by sharing top tips and examples. She will be exploring the universal benefits of Roadmap planning, the potential obstacles, as well as the exciting possibilities of successful collaboration and creativity in business, technology and PMO. This is one for anyone working in PMO today – regardless of whether your organisation has Agile projects or not. At ...

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Agile PMO – Is the PMO Equipped to Support Traditional and Agile Projects?

We held a webinar as part of the AIPMO webinar week – it was a combination of PMO Flashmob and PMO Learning content all related to Agile PMO. The session, “Agile PMO – Is the PMO Equipped to Support Traditional and Agile Projects?” pulled together insights from the Agile PMO Inside PMO Report, which was released earlier this year, and then added insights from the Lean-Agile PMO one day course and speakers from the PMO Conference. We have had a lot of Agile-related stuff this year at PMO Flashmob and this webinar nicely pulls together what we’ve been learning about. ...

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PMO Retrospectives – Mini-Masterclass

Retrospectives. We’re hearing a lot about this part of Agile based project and product development. It’s one of the main events or ceremonies in SCRUM – or perhaps you might just think of it as another name for a lesson learnt? In this session, John McIntyre and the team at Ticketmaster showed us the ropes and helped us to find out about: What is a retrospective and does the PMO get involved in them? How are they planned and facilitated? If at all? What happens with the information or outputs from a retrospective? Is there anything the PMO can be ...

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Agile PMO – Is the PMO Equipped to Support Traditional and Agile Projects?

We held a webinar as part of the AIPMO webinar week – it was a combination of PMO Flashmob and PMO Learning content all related to Agile PMO. The session, “Agile PMO – Is the PMO Equipped to Support Traditional and Agile Projects?” pulled together insights from the Agile PMO Inside PMO Report, which was released earlier this year, and then added insights from the Lean-Agile PMO one day course and speakers from the PMO Conference. We have had a lot of Agile-related stuff this year at PMO Flashmob and this webinar nicely pulls together what we’ve been learning about. ...

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PMO Retrospectives – Mini-Masterclass

Retrospectives. We’re hearing a lot about this part of Agile based project and product development. It’s one of the main events or ceremonies in SCRUM – or perhaps you might just think of it as another name for a lesson learnt? In this session, John McIntyre and the team at Ticketmaster showed us the ropes and helped us to find out about: What is a retrospective and does the PMO get involved in them? How are they planned and facilitated? If at all? What happens with the information or outputs from a retrospective? Is there anything the PMO can be ...

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PMO Unconference – Stand Up for PMO

We’re kicking off with the first ever PMO Unconference – Stand Up for PMO – in Manchester next month. You’re all invited! I’ve been asked a few times – what exactly is an Unconference? Unconferences? Unconferences started to become an alternative to traditional conferences in the early 2000s. The format for them is less structured and more driven by the people who attend the unconference. The flow of an unconference day is based on something called Open Space Technology – which essentially means different approaches are used to help people learn from each other and exchange ideas [have a read] ...

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Good Project Planners Are Like Gold Dust

We recorded a few sessions at Project Challenge this year and we headed over to PMO Flashmob regular Sunchana Johnston as she gave a presentation on: Good Project Planners Are Like Gold Dust Here’s an overview of the session: Full of humour, honest advice and empathy, Sunchana describes her own journey from an unhappy employee to a successful freelance planning consultant.  Based on first-hand experiences post voluntary redundancy and a log term aspiration to become gold dust in project management terms, this is a story of transformation and discovery of what skills are important, of acquiring technical skillsets and finding ...

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