Project Challenge

Eight Things PMOs Need to Know About Project Leadership

Last month at Project Challenge we had the opportunity to record one of the presentations that we’ve been keen to hear about for a while, project leadership. Sarah Coleman is co-author of the new Project Leadership book and Sarah hosted a session on that subject. You can view the whole presentation (and I recommend you do) below. Here’s the eight ...

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PPM Tools: The solution, or just another part of the problem?

I recently spent a stimulating couple of days at Project Challenge*last month. One of the presentations I managed to catch was entitled “Stop Implementing a PPM Tool, and Start Solving the Problem“, given by Stephen Brown of Polarisoft, from which I thought you might appreciate me relating the key take-aways. This presentation highlighted the disappointment felt by many organisations after ...

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Plan Properly for Peak Project Performance

I spent two days at Project Challenge last month. One of the presentations I managed to catch was entitled “Better planning makes better projects”, and was given by Paul Kidston and Simon Taylor of the Association for Project Management‘s (APM) Planning, Monitoring & Controls Specific Interest Group (PMCSIG). You might think that this title is basic common sense, but organisational experience ...

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The Writings on the PMO Wall

Last week we had two days at Project Challenge, it was a first for us and we were delighted to have so many PMO people come and visit us. During the show we decided to give people a feel for what PMO Flashmob is like so we decided to have the PMO wall. Essentially we had three topic areas going. ...

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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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