PMO Flashmob Articles

PMO Flashmob Articles is the area where we share some of the outcomes to the PMO Flashmob meetups.

It’s intended for both PMO Flashmob attendees and people interested in PMOs who have yet to join us.

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The Reporting Chasm Between Execs and the PMO

Many thanks to Rupert Taylor and the team from Kivue for the webinar on Bridging the Chasm Between Execs and the PMO today. There’s lots of food for thought when it comes to the PMO being able to provide concise and visual reporting to meet the needs of executives. Many were especially interested in the Bar (no surprise there then) ...

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Is Project:Hack for the PMO Practitioner?

Been hearing a lot about Project Data Analytics recently? Yes us too! It’s one of those things we see every so often in PMO (portfolio management, benefits, Agile have been just some of them over the years) which (a) we need to know about because it’s part of our job to know everything about project delivery (b) it has the ...

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Inside PMO: KPIs, Metrics and Measures – The Session

Over at Project Challenge we presented on the latest report from PMO Flashmob, “Inside PMO: KPIs, Metrics and Measures”. [The report is available to download here] In this session we looked at a few of the report’s findings. We kicked off with Eileen sharing: Why do we measure? What do we measure? How do we measure? When do we measure? ...

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Agile Frameworks: Implications for the PMO

Which Agile Framework – Does it Matter? The Implications for a PMO All scaling frameworks share some common patterns: Scrum at the team level, many teams sharing the same backlog, planning done collaboratively across teams, and the general principles of pull, self-organisation and continuous improvement.  What does this mean for a PMO?  What are the differences between the main Agile ...

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Practical Steps for Getting into Project Co-ordination

I held a careers coaching session the other day for someone looking to get into a project co-ordination role for the first time. I’m conscious that a lot of the PMO Flashmob topics and themes at events might not be newbie friendly and perhaps we should look into doing something like this in the future. What made me write this ...

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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 BCS PROMS-G event is the meetup for project management practitioners working in IT [ you can take a look ...

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