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.

Top Ten Trends in PMO for 2021

It’s that time of year again when we take a look into the possibilities and opportunities in the PMO world this year. We’ve been doing these articles for a couple of years and we don’t tend to be too far out. Take last years for example: Last year’s predictions – obviously made at a time when we had no idea ...

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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 PMO Supporting Sponsors

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 roles in the whole delivery chain? During this session, we took a look at some of ...

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PMO – Carrot or Stick?

Have you heard it been said about the PMO that they fall into two camps, carrot or stick? On last week’s session about the Sponsors and the PMO (full video etc ready soon), it was mention in relation to how the PMO can work with sponsors, and in the picture to the right, that was pulled from a session we ...

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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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PMO Christmas Party in the Virtual Bar | Thursday 17th December – Registration now closed

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. Registration now closed – Takes place Thursday 17th December 6pm-8pm Our Christmas ...

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