Author Archives: Ken Burrell

Ken Burrell is a contract Project, Programme and Portfolio Office (PMO) Professional, who helps organisations to improve the way they change through engagements of his company Pragmatic PMO: sometimes by supporting the controlled delivery of change programmes, and sometimes by ensuring CxOs get the information they need to make strategic decisions about those change programmes.

How to Document Meetings – A Guide for the PMO

it’ll just take a minute…! In the project world, it is important to hold meetings so that problems and challenges can be discussed, and a way forward agreed. It is just as important that these meetings are documented accurately and concisely, and in a timely fashion. Have you ever been to a meeting that was not documented at all, or possibly ...

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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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Pragmatic PMO at Project Challenge

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Lessons Learned: How To Increase Their Impact

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So, You Want to Get into PMO Contracting?

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Project Resilience – What PMOs Could Learn

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