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 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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Revisiting PMO Service Catalogues

We revisit the PMO Service Catalogue on the #PMOwfh session. If you’ve not already seen the previous one, we really recommend you check it out before taking a look at the latest session. In the previous session, we got into the what is a service catalogue, what you can expect to find in it etc We also introduced the new ...

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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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