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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Improving Enterprise-Wide Portfolio Management

The world of the PMO is constantly changing – one of the more recent additions to its services is Enterprise-wide Portfolio Management According to the most recent Gartner study (Gartner Magic Quadrant for PPM May 2019), by 2023, 80% of organisations will have an enterprise project, programme or product management office (PMO). It is only fair to say that Enterprise-wide ...

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The PMO’s First 90 Days – Post COVID-19

In last week’s #PMOwfh we took inspiration from the bestselling book, The First 90 Days from Michael D. Watkins. John has done a great write up about the book itself and you should head over there immediately for a great read. The book specifically focuses on critical success strategies for starting a new role as a leader. We thought how ...

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The PMO Charter

I can’t believe we’ve not covered PMO Charters before at PMO Flashmob but last week on #PMOwfh that was the theme for the afternoon session. What is a PMO Charter? Well you can read on to have a listen to the video session; take a look at the slidedeck; find out what your PMO peers think and even download a ...

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Maturity in the PMO World

In last week’s #PMOwfh the 10-in-10 (10 slides in 10 minutes) was all about maturity. Organisational maturity; PMO maturity and your own maturity too. It’s a subject that often comes up when talking about challenges in delivery organisations – and of course in our own PMOs. In the session, we shared a number of detailed slides to cover the three ...

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Risk Management and the PMO

In last week’s #PMOwfh we tackled the subject of risk management – a pretty big subject we’ll admit but it’s actually the first time we’ve ever done a PMO Flashmob session on it. We framed the session first of all with HotPMO‘s John McIntyre when he took us through 10-in-10 – that’s 10 slides in 10 minutes – on the ...

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Developing Your PMO Career

We continue our weekly PMO Flashmob meetups on a Wednesday (with the delightful HotPMO as co-host!). Each week (even now eight, nine weeks later) feels slightly out of control as we have group chats; breakout sessions; quick-fire presentations; using different collaborative tools; show-and-tells and the odd jingle thrown in there. We started it, well, because we knew we wouldn’t be ...

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