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 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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Scaled Agile and the (Portfolio) PMO

Scaled Agile is all about business agility – combining Lean, Agile, and DevOps principles, practices and skills. The PMO has got interested for a couple of reasons: PMOs have been supporting the adoption of Agile and Lean approaches at the project level over the last five years or so. DevOps – or continuous delivery, has also become a way for ...

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DevOps and the PMO – Thursday 22nd October – Virtual

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. DevOps is a combination of software development (Dev) and IT operations (Ops) and is focused on continuous delivery. ...

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A Thinking Tool for the PMO

We talk a lot about PMO practitioners being curious – wanting to try different approaches and think differently about the work they do. It’s never easy to find the time to take a step back to think – even more so to find the time for the PMO team to come together with the sole aim of thinking about what ...

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PMO Music to Our Ears

Every so often it’s good to take a sideways view at PMO – think differently, a bit of lateral thinking, that kind of thing. During the pandemic on the weekly #PMOwfh sessions, we liked to throw in a few different things and in this article, it was all about what we can learn from music. So sit back whilst we ...

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Emerging from Lockdown with PMO Flashmob

Well, it’s been 23 weeks since we went into lockdown with the COVID-19 pandemic and we started up the weekly #PMOwfh sessions to keep us all sane and connected with each other. They came to an end last week – for a couple of reasons. It feels like a new term has started – children back to school, furlough coming ...

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