A few weeks back it was the PMO Flashmob in Edinburgh and the session was all about PPM tools. The session was held at Sainsbury’s Bank -thanks to Maggie McGreary for hosting it – and thank you to Nicole Reilly for letting us (hopefully) learn from her experience when it comes to the PMO gaining a brand spanking new PPM tool.
These sessions about tools can be either deathly boring or a sales pitch – but we found a third way. A practical session on what to think about and plan when it comes to you and your organisation implementing a PPM tool. This is the PMO’s view – from someone who has worked in many PMOs and has done many PPM tool implementations.
The honest questions to be asked and answered gives you a big insight into this session:
To see the full video session and presentation file, take a look at Getting Tooled Up here.
Maggie McGeary (Chartered Banker MBA; APMP) is a PMO practitioner with 15+ years experience of working in programme and portfolio PMO and project delivery roles, primarily in Financial Services industry. Maggie has experience of setting up and evolving a variety of PMO functions both as an employee and as a consultant. She is currently employed by Sainsbury’s Bank as Governance and Reporting Manager in SB Corporate PMO. [Linkedin]
Nicole Reilly is an independent senior PMO professional at Growth Through Knowledge, and has almost 25 years’ experience in operations and change across financial services, technology, transport, media & publishing. With a strong background in business analysis, her specialisms include process improvement, PPM tools (selection, implementation, administration) and project financial management