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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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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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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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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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