Author Archives: Lindsay Scott

Lindsay is the founder of PMO Flashmob and a Director a PMO Learning - the sister company to PMO Flashmob. She's also the creator of London's first dedicated PMO Conference; Director of Arras People and PMO enthusiast

The PMO Justice League

Here’s the fifth of our 12 Stand Up for PMO Days Before Christmas and some insights from our first PMO Unconference. [You can see the other 12 Stand Up for PMO Days Before Christmas here] In this session, we shared a Lightning Talk. These were five minute slots which were given over the PMO practitioners who wanted to get up ...

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Standing Up for Lessons Learnt

It’s another of our 12 Stand Up for PMO Days Before Christmas and some insights from our first PMO Unconference from Manchester. This is number four and we’re learning lessons. In this session, Ken Burrell told us not to give up on the whole lessons learnt recorded challenges we face. We can do better, we must do better if the ...

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PMO Room 101

It’s another 12 Stand Up for PMO Days Before Christmas – number 3! – this time we’re looking at shutting down a PMO. It’s not necessarily a bad thing of course – there are plenty of temporary PMOs out there that get closed down once the project or programme has been delivered. In this session from the PMO Unconference – ...

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Advancing Your PMO Career

Earlier in the week we hosted the Advancing Your PMO Career webinar. In this webinar we wanted to cover off the different employment types too – so permanent employees and contractors. We also wanted to look at the different career levels. We used the four levels that we’re using over at PMO Learning, so that’s Project Support, PMO Analyst, PMO ...

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Setting Up a PMO

It’s another of our 12 Stand Up for PMO Days Before Christmas and some insights from our first PMO Unconference from Manchester. With an Unconference the agenda of the day is set by the people who participate. When they arrived at the venue, they were asked to jot down their current challenges around the four areas – setting up a ...

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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 ...

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