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Next PMO Flashmob Events

5th Birthday \ The PMO Book Club – London – 24th May

How time flies! PMO Flashmob celebrates its fifth birthday in May and you’re all invited to the party. We’re in the excellent The Yorkshire Grey pub in Grays Inn/Farringdon: 2 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8PN It takes place on Thursday 24th May – nearest station is Chancery Lane. We’ll be celebrating with a little present for you plus we’re having a night of learning from each other with The PMO Book Club. The PMO Book Club Here’s how it works. We all read stuff at some point that makes us think differently about the work we do in PMO. That ...

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Hybrid PMO – Agile, Governance and Stage Gates \\ Edinburgh 7th June

PMO Flashmob is back in Edinburgh on Thursday 7th June – kicking off with doors opening at 5.45pm. The session takes place at the Royal Bank of Scotland at Gogarburn, 175 Glasgow Rd, Edinburgh EH12 9SB Agile, Governance and Stage Gates This PMO Flashmob will equip you with a take-away model to tailor and implement in your organisation how to accommodate the control of projects with a mix of agile and traditional approaches. The session will also cover how to add stage gated governance to purely agile development efforts. If your organisation is Agile curious or agile reluctant, perhaps because ...

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PMO Conference 2018

Takes place on Wednesday 13th June at St Paul’s, Central London. It’s an opportunity to meet up with 400 of your PMO peers to listen and learn from thought-provoking PMO speakers across five streams of content. That’s 23 PMO sessions, all available for you to watch after the event too. Take a look at the overview and visit PMO Conference 2018 for more information and registration.    

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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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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 Project Governance

We headed over to Bristol last month, lovely weather to be tucked up inside learning about Agile Project Governance but definitely worth it. There were so many little gems I took away and I know that other PMO Flashmobbers there on the night had a lot of their questions answered. Essentially we were all there to find out what exactly changes when projects are being delivered in an Agile way – when compared to traditional projects. And if something changes what does the PMO have to know about – and what do they have to do about it? You need ...

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Love PMO Flashmob Competition

We’ve been running a competition for the last week or so to be in with a chance of winning a PMO Conference ticket which takes place on the 13th June in London. If you’ve missed the newsletters or you’ve not been signed up on the website before now, here’s your chance to get involved. Our first winner! It always makes us smile when a new photo drops into our inbox or appears online showing us where your PMO Flashmob stickers, mugs, postcards and t-shirts have ended up. See the one to the right, that entry won the first PMO Conference ...

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What To Do With PMO?

That was the blog title from a recent post on the APM website which was written in response to the current work being undertaken to refresh APM’s Body of Knowledge (BoK) (from version 6 to 7). The post – you can read it here – talks about how PMOs are not really mentioned in the BoK at all, instead they’ll get a mentioned in the area that covers off the different types of roles that exist in project management.(take a look at the proposed contents) And that – from the Chartered Body for the Project Profession –  dear PMO colleagues ...

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Demonstrating the Value of the PMO to the Business

How do you measure the value of your PMO and how do you demonstrate its value to the business? These challenges face every PMO, and doing it effectively undoubtedly helps the ongoing existence of a thriving PMO. In this PMO Flashmob – held in March 2018 – we introduce the Value Ring methodology to you and alongside that, provide further insights from other theories, research and thought leadership, all focused on how the PMO can demonstrate the value of the PMO to the business. The video of the session and the presentation are now available to view. You need to ...

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