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 Service Catalogues

Back in February when the UK was normal and we were allowed to go into pubs, we had a ‘PMO Services in the Pub’ night at PMO Flashmob. We wanted to kick off a conversation, spark some debate and exchanging of ideas around a couple of things – what the service catalogue is; how you use it in your organisation ...

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PMO: Second Line of Defence – Integrated Assurance

What is integrated assurance? And what does the PMO need to understand and do with integrated assurance? That was the topic of the January 2020 PMO Flashmob with guest presenter Roy Millard. Roy is the founder and Chairman of the APM Assurance Specific Interest Group and talks to the PMO Flashmobbers with over 15 years experience in this specialist knowledge ...

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PMO Career Evolution

Another resource for you to check out if you’ve not already, the PMO Strategies podcast is now 37 episodes strong and the latest one features a bit of PMO Flashmob as we talk to Laura Barnard about careers in PMO. The podcast can be accessed through your usual podcasting places or you can listen right at your desk by [visiting ...

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Benefits Management – A Thinking Tool for the PMO

Many people do not fully understand benefits, see them as a side-activity unconnected to the main activities of project, programme or change management – or just do not consider them at all. Benefits management is not an activity, it is a mind-set. Described as ‘the golden thread’ from business case to business as usual, benefits are the reason we invest ...

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ONLINE – Evolving PMO Services to Support Waterfall and Agile – 19th March

PMO Flashmob is back in London on Thursday 19th March at the ‘Never Knowingly Undersold’ retailer and Christmas ad we all wait for – John Lewis. By popular demand, we have John McIntyre with us (recently did the session in Coventry that everyone wanted to see!). This session is very, very similar! This is what its all about: Many PMOs ...

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PMO Services in the Snug – 27th February – London

We’re back in the pub for the February PMO Flashmob which takes place on Thursday 27th February. We’re in the old Victorian pub – The Old Crown – which has a great little space for us on the second floor. The Old Crown can be found on the corner of Museum Street and New Oxford Street – 33 New Oxford ...

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