Author Archives: Lindsay Scott

Lindsay is the founder of PMO Flashmob and a Director at PMO Learning - the sister company to PMO Flashmob and the best training company for PMO people in the world! She's also the creator of London's first dedicated PMO Conference; Director of Arras People and PMO enthusiast. Loves dogs and gin.

PMO Competency Framework Review – Administrators, Co-ordinators and Analysts

After three years in the making, the PMO Competency Framework will be launched in early 2021. Driven by the countless conversations about the lack of a competency framework and assessment available to the people who work in PMOs, PMO Flashmob took action. Kicking off in 2017 we crowdsourced knowledge and experience from the PMO Flashmob community. Over 68 of you ...

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DevOps and the PMO – Supporting Continuous Delivery

Consider this image we shared in a session a couple of years ago now. You might have heard the term ‘bimodal’ – adopted to demonstrate that the PMO supports both traditional waterfall projects and Agile-led projects. But that’s not the case, the term if anything should be ‘trimodal’ because the PMO is increasingly supporting DevOps too. The PMO is there ...

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The PMO Study: Emotional and Personal Intelligence

>> Take part in The PMO Study: Emotional and Personal Intelligence One moment you’re focused on the executive team; the next, you’re worried about the project manager. Something in your world doesn’t “feel right” so you’re using all your senses to find that one thing that’s off. You don’t get to stop, though—fires are burning, and they need your attention. Once again, the organization’s goals ...

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Emotional and Personal Intelligence for PMO Professionals

We had a special event on Thursday 1st October to mark the Major Projects Association conference fringe which focused on events featuring emotional intelligence. We were delighted to have Geoff Crane join us to lead the session and it’s through Geoff’s work at The Trent University Emotion and Health Research Laboratory (EHRL) in Peterborough, Ontario that we were able to ...

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The Sponsor and the PMO || Thursday 26th November

We’re back with another evening session taking place on Thursday 26th November at 6pm until 8pm. The Sponsor (programme or project) is a key player in programme and project delivery, but many PMOs still aim their services at the Programme and Project Managers. Why is that? Is the PMO missing a vital customer – arguably one of the most important ...

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PMO Christmas Party in the Virtual Bar | Thursday 17th December

Christmas jumpers at the ready, please! We have a brilliant event lined up for you to come and help us celebrate Christmas and getting to the end of the year in what has been truly special, weird, scary and just about every other emotion you can throw in. Takes place Thursday 17th December 6pm-8pm Our Christmas Party really does take ...

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