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 Flashmob Becomes Part of House of PMO

How many PMO professionals are there in the world? PMI reckons there are 16.5 million project managers in the world – not counting programme managers or portfolio managers. If we were so bold to say there is one PMO professional for every Project Manager (they should be so lucky!) that gives us some idea. Even if we’re being very conservative, ...

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The PMO Competency Framework – Thursday 18th Feb 2021

The PMO Competency Framework has been launched in February and you’re invited to this evening’s session to explore what the PMO Competency Framework is, what it means for you and your career and how to get the most out of it. This free session takes place on Thursday 18th February from 6.30pm and closing at 8pm. With over three years ...

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Working Through PMO Behaviours

To be competent in our PMO roles we need knowledge, experience and skills. The fourth component – often overlooked – is behaviour. Behaviour is “observable activity of how one acts or conducts oneself, especially towards others.” In other words, we can see different types of behaviour in others and they can see it in us. An example in PMO might ...

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What We Learnt About Ourselves in 2020 – A Lessons Learnt Technique

In this article we’re not delving too far into what PMO professionals have learnt about themselves in 2020 – it’s more about a session we ran just before Christmas at our virtual party in Qube. We had chance to do a short retrospective – hopefully that’s something you’ll also be doing too to uncover the many lessons we’ve learnt over ...

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PMO Competency Framework Review – Managers and Directors

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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The Art of the Possible – Thursday 21st Jan 2021

We’re kicking off 2021 with a success story in the most extraordinary of times. Think of all the businesses who have been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and you’ll hard push to top the aviation industry. With 9 out of every 10 flights grounded during the first lockdown, the knock-on effects to airports, cargo, holidays and the thousands of ...

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