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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DevOps and the PMO – Supporting Continuous Delivery

Consider this image we shared in a session a couple of years ago now. You might have heard the term ‘bimodal’ – adopted to demonstrate that the PMO supports both traditional waterfall projects and Agile-led projects. But that’s not the case, the term if anything should be ‘trimodal’ because the PMO is increasingly supporting DevOps too. The PMO is there ...

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Emotional and Personal Intelligence for PMO Professionals

We had a special event on Thursday 1st October to mark the Major Projects Association conference fringe which focused on events featuring emotional intelligence. We were delighted to have Geoff Crane join us to lead the session and it’s through Geoff’s work at The Trent University Emotion and Health Research Laboratory (EHRL) in Peterborough, Ontario that we were able to ...

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Scaled Agile and the (Portfolio) PMO

Scaled Agile is all about business agility – combining Lean, Agile, and DevOps principles, practices and skills. The PMO has got interested for a couple of reasons: PMOs have been supporting the adoption of Agile and Lean approaches at the project level over the last five years or so. DevOps – or continuous delivery, has also become a way for ...

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A Thinking Tool for the PMO

We talk a lot about PMO practitioners being curious – wanting to try different approaches and think differently about the work they do. It’s never easy to find the time to take a step back to think – even more so to find the time for the PMO team to come together with the sole aim of thinking about what ...

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PMO Music to Our Ears

Every so often it’s good to take a sideways view at PMO – think differently, a bit of lateral thinking, that kind of thing. During the pandemic on the weekly #PMOwfh sessions, we liked to throw in a few different things and in this article, it was all about what we can learn from music. So sit back whilst we ...

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Emerging from Lockdown with PMO Flashmob

Well, it’s been 23 weeks since we went into lockdown with the COVID-19 pandemic and we started up the weekly #PMOwfh sessions to keep us all sane and connected with each other. They came to an end last week – for a couple of reasons. It feels like a new term has started – children back to school, furlough coming ...

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