PMO Services

The PMO Methodology \\ The Steps to Value Generation

At the beginning of March I went along to an APM PMOSIG event in London. It was a session by Americo Pinto – a PMO thought leader and researcher who comes from Brazil. I’ve seen Americo’s name popping up in places – his research papers, some Linkedin posts, bumped into him at the PMO Symposium, and finally with his work ...

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So, You Want to Get into PMO Contracting?

My name is Ken Burrell, and since July 2011 I have been operating as an independent contractor, providing my PMO services to various clients (mostly London market insurance companies) through short-to-medium-term engagements of my company, Pragmatic PMO Limited. I often get asked about contracting by the client employees I work alongside, and so I have written this article for PMO ...

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What Role Do You Perform in the PMO?

Thanks for landing on the page! The research has now been completed! At the last PMO Flashmob in June we produced a list of all the PMO service areas we could think of. The idea was to visually demonstrate just how many service areas are currently associated with PMOs today. It sounded like a good basis for conversations with the ...

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PMO Flashmob Bans “Added Value”

Last week it was the APMG Showcase, an annual event that showcases the APMG products. It’s a mix of expo, masterclasses, keynotes and something called “birds of a feather” sessions. These are just a roundtable discussion for about 45 minutes on a given topic. The PMO Flashmob hosted two sessions. We started out just getting an understanding of who people ...

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PMOs – The Walking Talking Lessons Learnt

Just like the first PMO Flashmob two years ago, the first PMO Flashmob in Birmingham was a cosy affair. We had the opportunity to speak together as one group which is certainly something we can’t do anymore in London because the network has become so much bigger. We’re sowing the seeds in Birmingham and its only a matter of time ...

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Stop, Do More Of and Start in the PMO

Last month’s PMO Flashmob was all about taking a look at our PMOs with a P3O lens. P3O, Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices, first created as a piece of guidance back in 2008 from the same stable as PRINCE2, and refreshed in 2013 is one of the more prominent literatures in this field. Many people within the PMO world have ...

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