Agile PMO

DevOps and the PMO – Supporting Continuous Delivery

Consider this image we shared in a session a couple of years ago now. 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. The PMO is there ...

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PMO Services for Agile and Waterfall Projects

The last full PMO Flashmob meetup we had was back in March which was also a virtual one, was all about PMO services for Agile and Waterfall projects. Here’s the overview: Many PMOs do not have the luxury of focussing solely on Waterfall or Agile projects. Their challenge is to evolve their service offering to support the Waterfall projects, whilst ...

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Agile Frameworks: Implications for the PMO

Which Agile Framework – Does it Matter? The Implications for a PMO All scaling frameworks share some common patterns: Scrum at the team level, many teams sharing the same backlog, planning done collaboratively across teams, and the general principles of pull, self-organisation and continuous improvement.  What does this mean for a PMO?  What are the differences between the main Agile ...

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Agile PMO – Is the PMO Equipped to Support Traditional and Agile Projects?

We held a webinar as part of the AIPMO webinar week – it was a combination of PMO Flashmob and PMO Learning content all related to Agile PMO. The session, “Agile PMO – Is the PMO Equipped to Support Traditional and Agile Projects?” pulled together insights from the Agile PMO Inside PMO Report, which was released earlier this year, and ...

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PMO Retrospectives – Mini-Masterclass

Retrospectives. We’re hearing a lot about this part of Agile based project and product development. It’s one of the main events or ceremonies in SCRUM – or perhaps you might just think of it as another name for a lesson learnt? In this session, John McIntyre and the team at Ticketmaster showed us the ropes and helped us to find ...

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My First PMO Flashmob

On the 17th May, I attended my first PMO Flashmob, the event on this occasion was more specifically known as PMO Serious Play, held in Manchester. The idea behind this session is to learn and explore the mindsets and behaviours of the PMO supporting Agile based projects and programmes through playing with Lego. Upon arrival, at the event, I received ...

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