Monthly Archives: November 2017

Hold On Tight for the PPM Tool Project

A few weeks back it was the PMO Flashmob in Edinburgh and the session was all about PPM tools. The session was held at Sainsbury’s Bank -thanks to Maggie McGreary for hosting it – and thank you to Nicole Reilly for letting us (hopefully) learn from her experience when it comes to the PMO gaining a brand spanking new PPM ...

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The Lean-Agile PMO \\ Leeds – 30th November

The next PMO Flashmob in the North takes place in Leeds. We’re being hosted by our great friends and PMO Flashmob supporters, QA. The session takes place on Thursday 30th November – starting from 6pm and lasting until 8pm. The Lean-Agile PMO Evaluating project status – a new skill for the Lean-Agile PMO? The evening session starts with  a Pub-Quiz ...

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Using “Free” Tools for Multi-Project Management \ PMO Hackathon

I went to the recent PMO Flashmob Hackathon. For those of you that aren’t familiar with the concept of a Hackathon, it’s an event where programmers get together to write (or “hack”) some computer code over an extended period (hence “-athon”, from the ending of “marathon”) to solve problems posed by the attendees. PMO Flashmob decided to hold one of ...

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The Tipping Point for the PMO

Have you ever experienced a tipping point with your PMO? Has there been a single event, a point where you can look back and say, “Yes, it was here when things really started to change” It’s the APM awards soon and another of the finalists for the newly formed PMO of the Year Award is the Portfolio Office at the ...

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PMO Competency Framework Product Strategy

A quick update on where we are with the Working Group for the PMO Competency Framework. In the last meeting in late September we worked through the product strategy and started planning for the initial design. Essentially the product strategy covered what it is we are trying to produce – just so everyone has a clear idea about what we’re ...

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What PMO People are Talking About Right Now – The Recording

We celebrated International Project Management Day today (2nd November) with a little webinar all about what people in PMO are talking about right now There is a recording of the session – about 58 minutes and copies of the slides too Hope you had a good PM Day – you just need to register on the website to access this ...

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