Articles and Previous Events
All the House of PMO and PMO Flashmob events are recorded and articles created to give you the highlights.
We include the decks and any other materials we think will make good resources for you and your PMO.
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Each year the House of PMO wants to capture how PMO practitioners have got on during the year and also capture what they're thinking...
Each year we published the trends we think will have an impact on PMOs for the coming year, these are the trends for 2022. In this session, we asked...
We had a new event launched in 2021 as part of the PMO Conference. It was a one-day learning event called PMOLearn! which took place before...
In our closing keynote from the PMO Conference in 2021, we welcome Ian Leslie, author of acclaimed books on human behaviour,...
In this quick article, we share all the polls we've taken over the year. It will be an interesting record to keep, to remind us of all the areas we...
There's a new book available for PMO practitioners - especially those that are interested in the Agile approaches to delivering change. From PMO to...
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...
As PMO practitioners, we face the challenge of running really effective workshops in what are often very stressful situations: with demanding...
PMOs are often left in a value quandary. Needed by senior management to help better decision making, but left just to provide no more than...
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A key topic area for many PMOs right now – working with the Agile approach.
There have been two prominent areas of learning, discussion and sharing of insights around Agile.
The first, how does the PMO support both traditional projects and projects which have adopted the Agile philsophy or approach? Questions like how to report on both; how to realise benefits; what happens with the business case?
The second, how does the PMO support Agile-at-scale, so focusing on the portfolio management level, what does the PMO need to do to support the business and help make all projects successful.
At the heart of what House of PMO is all about – helping PMO professionals to develop themselves in their careers.
There are so many different aspects of our careers and over the years we’ve shared lots of practical insights, advice and tips.
We’ve covered everything from practical tips on creating a great PMO CV; developing yourself in your role; courses to consider doing; continuous improvements; different career paths; networking – you name it we’ve covered it.
How many times do you hear the words “adding value” when it comes to the work the PMO does?
It’s one of those phrases that makes little sense until you start to dig into what the PMO does – do they do it successfully – and is it needed by the business?
The whole theme of metrics and measures was one of our Inside PMO reports and it’s an area we often revisit as PMOs are looking for the key to maturing their services and really delivering what is written in their mandate.
We grabble with the objective and subjective measures – the tangible and intangible – the metrics that belong to the PMO and the ones that are project and programme owned.
Then there’s the metrics and measures for the PMO team and the leader – which measures can be attributed fairly?