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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PMO: Second Line of Defence – Integrated Assurance

What is integrated assurance? And what does the PMO need to understand and do with integrated assurance? That was the topic of the January 2020 PMO Flashmob with guest presenter Roy Millard. Roy is the founder and Chairman of the APM Assurance Specific Interest Group and talks to the PMO Flashmobbers with over 15 years experience in this specialist knowledge ...

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PMO Career Evolution

Another resource for you to check out if you’ve not already, the PMO Strategies podcast is now 37 episodes strong and the latest one features a bit of PMO Flashmob as we talk to Laura Barnard about careers in PMO. The podcast can be accessed through your usual podcasting places or you can listen right at your desk by [visiting ...

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Benefits Management – A Thinking Tool for the PMO

Many people do not fully understand benefits, see them as a side-activity unconnected to the main activities of project, programme or change management – or just do not consider them at all. Benefits management is not an activity, it is a mind-set. Described as ‘the golden thread’ from business case to business as usual, benefits are the reason we invest ...

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Cyril – The PMOBot

This is the session to take a look at if you’re a bit of a technophobe. You’ve probably heard about Artificial Intelligence and dismissed it as science-fiction that has no place in the workplace. To be honest, I was like that too, yet there’s definitely something in it and it probably will be changing the way we work in the ...

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The Benefits Landscape

Last week was the Benefits Management night over at Direct Line in Leeds. It was a stonker of a night and we’ve still not got the full video session done yet. Here’s a taster of what’s to come, the scene-setting for the night where PMO Flashmobbers were not only listening to a great session but also getting involved in a ...

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Top Ten Trends in PMO for 2020

It’s that time of year again when we take a look into the possibilities and opportunities in the PMO world this year. We’ve been doing these articles for a couple of years and we don’t tend to be too far out. Take last years for example: Here are last year’s trends (the full article can be found here): Project data ...

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