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March 2019 – Project Data Analytics and the PMO
Martin 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.
March 2019 – Inside PMO: KPIs, Metrics and Measures
Eileen 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.
February 2019 – Agile Frameworks and 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.
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
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.
October 2018 – The PMO and Retrospectives
John 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).
October 2018 – Project Planners are like Gold Dust
PMO 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
October 2018 – Get a Great PMO Role
We 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.’
September 2018 – PMO Uses Coaching Skills
What 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.
May 2018 – PMO as a Facilitator
The 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
April 2018 – 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.
April 2018 – The Value of the PMO
Introduction to the PMO Value Ring
Other theories, practices and thinking around the value of PMOs
March 2018 – Your PMO Career
Video and presentation from Project Challenge
PMO training and development
What good PMO professionals do
March 2018 – Developing Your Skills for an 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
February 2018 – PMO Competencies in the Pub
An overview of the networking session we used – try it with your own team.
What are you good at?
What needs improving?
January 2018 – Serious PMO Games
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
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
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!
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
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
September 2017 – PMO Leadership
March 2017 – Resource Management
January 2017 – Marketing the PMO
October 2016 – Seven Habits Of Highly Effective PMO Managers
October 2016 – Evolving the PMO
September 2016 – Facilitating Learning, Not Lessons
September 2016 – Portfolio Prioritisation
September 2016 – The Agile PMO
August 2016 – Top Ten Talking Points from the PMO Conference
May 2016 – The Role of the PMO in Benefits Management
Missed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.
February 2016 – Agile PMO in Practice
November 2015 – Resource Management and the PMO
September 2015 – The PMO Career Portfolio
“Excellent presentation, full of information, well structured and engagingly presented. Lindsay informed, educated and challenged us