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.

The PMO Meets Emotional and Personal Intelligence – Thursday 1st October – Virtual

In a special event on Thursday 1st October to mark the Major Projects Association conference fringe, PMO Flashmob gets emotional. We’re delighted to have Geoff Crane join us to lead the session as we go beyond emotional intelligence to personal intelligence. Geoff is a great friend of PMO Flashmob and joined the PMO Conference back in 2018. Here’s a little ...

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Principles for Project Success

In July 2020, the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA), a government organisation, released a white paper which focused on eight principles, “a quick guide for practitioners on things to get right for any project to succeed” The IPA is the UK government’s centre of expertise for infrastructure and major projects and is aligned with the Cabinet Office and the Treasury. ...

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Scaled Agile and the PMO – Thursday 24th September – Virtual

PMO Flashmob is back in its regular monthly evening sessions – still virtual for now but hoping we’re back on the road soon. We kick off Autumn 2020 with a session focused on Scaled Agile – SAFe® and the PMO. It’s an Agile framework which a lot of PMO practitioners have taken an interest in so we thought it was ...

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Portfolio Management – A Simple Process?

Portfolio management – a simple process? Perhaps you’re shaking your head at that but what if we said that intrinsically those portfolio management processes are simple – it’s just when people get involved that it becomes complicated. In this session we were joined by Lucy Loh, a consultant focused on organisation diagnosis, design and development, business architecture, strategy development, and ...

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Supporting Complex Projects

The Infrastructure and Projects Authority’s (IPA) have an initiative called Project X. Project X is a vehicle to engage contemporary research in project and programme with the ‘real-world’ issues that are manifest across the Government’s Major Project Portfolio (GMPP). Project X is ambitious, it seeks to promote and support methodologically rigorous research that is firmly grounded in clear pathways to ...

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Speaking to Senior Executives

Week 16 of #PMOwfh – four months of PMO chat, debate, a few laughs and lots of sharing during four months of the pandemic. There’s one thing we’ve definitely learnt during this time – there’s no limit to the subjects and themes we can choose to get into, the life of a PMO is such a varied and interesting one! ...

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