Category - PMO Conference 2022

PMO Conference 2022 \\ Building the PMO of the Future – Selfridges and P2 – Gary Stoneley

In this session, Gary Stoneley shares how P2 (Valcon) collaborated with Selfridges to support them during their PMO transformation journey - both the highs and the lows.  And how collaboratively, significant milestones were delivered, and competitive benefits achieved in what were turbulent times for retail.
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PMO Conference 2022 \\ Where to Play and How to Win: Our PMO Adventure – Kim Bree & Susie Palmer-Trew

This is a story of the University of Kent's PMO adventure (and some misadventure) as they transformed from a siloed delivery team to a pan university PMO. Taking disparate activities and delivering a multi-million-pound portfolio, re-writing the rule book on how we govern, lead and land changes in order to deliver the right changes in the best possible way. Part rags to riches, part Avengers this conference session will share a story that will resonate with many of you on a PMO maturity journey; they share with you all of their learning, everything they wished they had known and their plans for the winning the long game.
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PMO Conference 2022 \\ Professional Development in Your PMO Career – Eileen Roden and Carol Hindley

In this session, Eileen and Carol talk about the professional development available for all levels of PMO practitioners. They’ll be focusing on the four levels of qualifications from the House of PMO, PMO career paths, their own insights in how to develop yourself and your PMO team.
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PMO Conference 2022 \\ Mastering Lean Portfolio Management – Jon Ward

Lean Portfolio Management seeks to maximise the business value created from inward investments and as such is an essential part of the PMO toolkit in enterprises using agile delivery methods. This session will outline how Lean Portfolio Management uses Lean and systems thinking to provide new approaches for; strategy execution, funding of investments, portfolio operations, and governance. It will give an overview of how Lean Portfolio Management supports DevOps approaches by breaking initiatives down into smaller deliverables to increase Flow and create delivery efficiency. The session will include an introduction to Lean Portfolio Management theory illustrated with practical examples from implementing Lean Portfolio Management across a 6000 person technology team in a global financial institution with a budget in excess of £1 billion.
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PMO Conference 2022 \\ The Continuous Evolution of the PMO – Kerri Maciver

In this session we hear from Police Scotland about PMO journey in the last five years and what’s driving them forward to keep evolving. Growing in size and capability over five years, meeting and overcoming challenges to embed the changes required – we heard about the tough times and the pleasant surprises, the lessons learnt and find out what they’re focusing on right now and how that is setting themselves up for the next part of their journey.
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