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PMO Loves Books

We’re always reading and we love that you share your recommendations with us too:   I’m currently reading Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s book “Antifragile” – lots of interesting things in there about managing risks, even the black swans, and building antifragile systems that can survive such risks Patterns of Strategy from Patrick Hoverstadt and Lucy Loh – they were previous guests ...

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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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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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PMO Retrospectives – Mini-Masterclass

Retrospectives. We’re hearing a lot about this part of Agile based project and product development. It’s one of the main events or ceremonies in SCRUM – or perhaps you might just think of it as another name for a lesson learnt? In this session, John McIntyre and the team at Ticketmaster showed us the ropes and helped us to find ...

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