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October 2019 – 2×2 Matrix

The 2×2 Matrix was a social night at PMO Flashmob – watch the short video and check out the outputs from the session.

> Two By Two – The PMO Matrix

October 2019 – Our Journey to Digitalising Our PMO

Digital PMOA one hour webinar from Guy Jelley at PPO and Richard Humphreys EPMO Manager from Aspen Insurance. A journey to maturity and digitisation of the ePMO.

> The Journey to PMO Digitalisation

September 2019 – The Realities of RPA in the PMO

RPA in the PMOJohn McIntyre from Hot PMO gave us a brilliant insight into Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and how it has been used within the PMO. If something like this can save us time, imagine what we could do with those extra hours?

> The Realities of RPA in the PMO

July 2019 – Toolkit Optimisation to Maximise PMO Maturity

ToolkitA sponsored webinar that gets into the detail of PMO maturity in some of the key areas of PMO. A great session for how you can maximise your current toolkits before looking to deepen the PMO’s maturity levels.
>Toolkit Optimisation and PMO Maturity

March 2019 – Project Data Analytics and the PMO

Project Data AnalyticsMartin Paver from the Project Data Analytics community gave a brilliant overview of something that many of us have struggled to get our heads around – project data and how technology is now enabling real insights into the data the PMO regularly gathers and manages.

> Project Data Analytics and the PMO

March 2019 – Inside PMO: KPIs, Metrics and Measures

Inside PMO: KPIs, Metrics and MeasuresEileen Roden and Lindsay Scott presented a session at Project Challenge about the latest Inside PMO Report on KPIs, Metrics and Measures the presentation and slidedeck are available for you to view alongside the report.

> Inside PMO: KPIs, Metrics and Measures

February 2019 – Agile Frameworks and the PMO

Agile Frameworks and the PMOJon Ward takes us through the Agile-at-Scale Frameworks that are the most popular in businesses today and looks at the implications for the PMO

> Agile Frameworks: Implications for the PMO

February 2019 – The Role of an Effective PMO in Successful Project and Programme Delivery

PMO Learning’s Eileen Roden presented a session at the British Computer Society (BCS) The Chartered Institute of IT’s offices in Covent Garden, London. We’ve added this session to the PMO Flashmob website because we think you might like the content.

> The Role of an Effective PMO in Successful Project and Programme Delivery

 

January 2019 – Really Learning Lessons

It’s an area of project management that brings much eye-rolling yet the basic premise of Lessons Learnt is something that we all agree is – if done well, will really make a difference to the successful project rate as well as improving performance (and morale) of people working on projects

> Really Learning Lessons

November 2018 – Agile PMO – Is the PMO Equipped to Support Traditional and Agile Projects?

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 then added insights from the Lean-Agile PMO one day course and speakers from the PMO Conference.

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

October 2018 – The PMO and Retrospectives

PMO RetrospectivesJohn McIntyre from Ticketmaster UK leads a session on retrospectives and shows how and where the PMO can get involved. The session included both presentation and interactive sessions (using a few different retrospective formulas).

> PMOs Do Retrospectives

 

October 2018 – Project Planners are like Gold Dust

Project PlannerPMO Flashmobber Sunchana Johnston takes to the stage at Project Challenge, talking about her career as a project planner. This is a story of transformation and discovery of what skills are important, of acquiring technical skillsets and finding the real confidence, of winning the first contract, of inspiring others and of making contracting in planning & control sustainable

> Good Project Planners Are Like Gold Dust

October 2018 – Get a Great PMO Role

Get a Great PMO RoleWe headed to Project Challenge – here’s the session overview ‘What do you need to think about to get a great PMO role? In this session, Lindsay takes a look at the CV, the social media present, reading adverts, training & development, knowing what you’re selling and understanding how employers hire PMO people. It’s a whistle-stop tour with lots of practical insights, tips and things you can put into practice straight away.’

> Get a Great PMO Role

September 2018 – PMO Uses Coaching Skills

Coaching Skills for the PMOWhat does that actually mean? Coaching is surrounded in misconceptions and in this session, we’re debunking some myths whilst we focus on developing our ability to be a valued partner to the business and to the people our PMO supports.

Find out what coaching skills we covered in this Mini-Masterclass session.

> PMO Uses Coaching Skills

May 2018 – PMO as a Facilitator

FacilitationThe PMO often has to facilitate meetings and workshops – how many of us know the science behind facilitation and the different approaches there are to getting the most out of those meetings and workshops?

Find out with this introduction session

> PMO as a Facilitator

April 2018 – Agile Project Governance

Agile Project GovernanceWhat the PMO Needs to Know – Agile Project Governance

How does the PMO engage with the agile ceremonies? What is Agile Portfolio Management? What Agile ceremonies does the PMO facilitate? What is the behaviour of the “Servant-Leading” PMO? What about the waterfall projects?

Using the context that many PMOs have both agile and traditional projects in their portfolio this session will compare and contrast the behaviours and processes required for project governance.

> Agile Project Governance

April 2018 – The Value of the PMO

The Value of the PMODemonstrating the Value of the PMO to the Business

Introduction to the PMO Value Ring

Other theories, practices and thinking around the value of PMOs

> The Value of the PMO

 

March 2018 – Your PMO Career

Developing Your PMO Career

Video and presentation from Project Challenge

PMO training and development

What good PMO professionals do

> Your PMO Career

 

March 2018 – Developing Your Skills for an Agile PMO

Agile PMO

Video and presentation from Project Challenge

The eight skill areas for you to think about

An overview of the latest Inside PMO Report on Agile PMO

> Agile PMO

February 2018 – PMO Competencies in the Pub

PMO Competencies

An overview of the networking session we used – try it with your own team.

What are you good at?

What needs improving?

> PMO Competencies

January 2018 – Serious PMO Games

Lego Serious Play at PMO Flashmob

The first PMO Flashmob of 2018 and we covered Lego Serious Play. An overview of the session.

How some of the Serious Lego exercises work

Inspiration for your own team exercises

> Serious PMO Games

November 2017 – The Lean-Agile PMO

The first PMO Flashmob session in Leeds. Access the presentation and the video session

What is a Lean-Agile PMO?

Things to think about in a bimodal PMO

> The Lean-Agile PMO

November 2017 – PMO Tooling – Tricks, Tips and Things to Consider

Missed the session held in Edinburgh? Access the presentation and the video session

Understand the pitfalls of using PPM tools

Really useful insights from someone who has done so many PPM tool implementations it hurts!

> PMO Tooling – How to Start the PMO Tool Implementation Challenge

November 2017 – Top Ten Things PMOs are Talking About Right Now

Missed the webinar session on International Project Management Day? Access the presentation and the video session

Get up to speed with what the PMO community are thinking about right now

> Top Ten Things PMOs are Talking About Right Now

October 2017 – PMO Principles

Missed the session about PMO Principles? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

Learn how principles can help guide a PMO to maturity and success

When there are no rules, how principles help you find the right path

> Access the session on PMO Principles

 

September 2017 – PMO Leadership

Missed the session about PMO Leadership? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

> Access the free session on PMO Leadership

 

March 2017 – Resource Management

Missed the session at Project Challenge about Resource Management? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

> Access the free session on Why Resource Management Continues to Be on the Too Hard Pile and How to Get it Off

 

January 2017 – Marketing the PMO

Marketing the PMOMissed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

> Access the Mini-Masterclass on Marketing the PMO

 

October 2016 – Seven Habits Of Highly Effective PMO Managers

PMO Flashmob heads to Project Challenge access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

> Access the Mini-Masterclass on Habits

 

October 2016 – Evolving the PMO

Evolving the PMOMissed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

> Access the Mini-Masterclass on Evolving the PMO (Free)

 

 

 

 September 2016 – Facilitating Learning, Not Lessons

LessonsMissed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

> Access the Mini-Masterclass on Lessons

 

September 2016 – Portfolio Prioritisation

Scorecard-EventMissed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

> Access the Mini-Masterclass on Portfolio Prioritisation

 

September 2016 – The Agile PMO

agile-pmo-edinburghMissed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

> Access the Mini-Masterclass on The Agile PMO

 

August 2016 – Top Ten Talking Points from the PMO Conference

Missed the PMO Flashmob webinar on the PMO Conference 2016?

> Access the webinar session

 

 

May 2016 – The Role of the PMO in Benefits Management

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Missed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

> Access the Mini-Masterclass on Benefits Management

 

February 2016 – Agile PMO in Practice

AgilePMOMissed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

> Access the Mini-Masterclass on Agile PMO

November 2015 – Resource Management and the PMO

mini-masterclass-resource-managementAccess the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

> Access the Mini-Masterclass on Resource Management

 

September 2015 – The PMO Career Portfolio

mini-masterclass-careerMissed the first PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the video, presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

>> Access the Mini-Masterclass on your PMO career

 

“Excellent presentation, full of information, well structured and engagingly presented. Lindsay informed, educated and challenged us

 

 

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