Tag Archives: PMO Hackathon

Using “Free” Tools for Multi-Project Management \ PMO Hackathon

I went to the recent PMO Flashmob Hackathon. For those of you that aren’t familiar with the concept of a Hackathon, it’s an event where programmers get together to write (or “hack”) some computer code over an extended period (hence “-athon”, from the ending of “marathon”) to solve problems posed by the attendees. PMO Flashmob decided to hold one of ...

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PMO Hackathon \ London – 18th October

Hackathons (literally Hack-Marathons) have been hugely popular in product development circles. The idea is that developers, designers and product managers collaborate over a short, intense period of time to develop prototypes, new features and new products. As Head of Projects at Ticketmaster, John McIntyre has been involved in such as this one below in 2016 and a more recent public ...

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Have a Word with the Boss

Had a conversation the other day with someone who wanted to come along to the PMO Hackathon event we’re holding in October. They wanted to come along but it starts at 2pm – which of course means leaving work early and they didn’t think their boss would be OK with that. I get it. They pay the wages they want ...

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