Change

Speaking to Senior Executives

Week 16 of #PMOwfh – four months of PMO chat, debate, a few laughs and lots of sharing during four months of the pandemic. There’s one thing we’ve definitely learnt during this time – there’s no limit to the subjects and themes we can choose to get into, the life of a PMO is such a varied and interesting one! ...

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The Tipping Point for the PMO

Have you ever experienced a tipping point with your PMO? Has there been a single event, a point where you can look back and say, “Yes, it was here when things really started to change” It’s the APM awards soon and another of the finalists for the newly formed PMO of the Year Award is the Portfolio Office at the ...

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PMO Flashmob at Project Challenge

There was a time when Project Challenge was all about projects and project management. More recently we’re seeing a lot more seminars and exhibitors that count PMO practitioners as their audience. The next Project Challenge takes place on the 6th and 7th October at London’s Olympia in Kensington. Why are we telling you this? Well, PMO Flashmob have taken a ...

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Starting the Conversation: PMO and Change Management

Does your PMO have any involvement with change management? At the March PMO Flashmob, held at Shell Centre on the Southbank, we wanted to find out more about Change Management and if there is a role for the PMO within that. We had Ranjit Sidhu with us and Change Management is totally her bag (have a look at ChangeQuest to ...

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What Makes a PMO an Enabler of Change?

The PMO Manifesto includes the line – Enabling Change over Restraining Delivery At the PMO Flashmob back in June, the World Cafe event gave us the opportunity to understand more about what this actually means. The idea behind this part of the manifesto is as a PMO function we prefer to be seen as an entity that enables our project ...

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My first ever PMO Flashmob ended up in a pub

My first ever PMO Flashmob ended up in a pub – which is no bad thing from a networking point of view! The format of the evening revolved around the typical word café menu. The menu included 5 topics of conversation to challenge PMOs and the PMO Manifesto. A musical chairs style atmosphere enabled all delegates to attend three discussions ...

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