PMO Case Study

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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Megaprojects and the PMO

Megaprojects tend to be over the £1 billion mark in terms of budget and are often under great scrutiny - not just because of the politics but because many of these projects are investment projects - for communities, cities or countries. They also tend to take a long time to deliver, over years, decades and many organisations who run them - their project departments are huge in terms of the people working on them, and the third-parties and customers involved. Read on to find out what the PMO can learn from megaprojects
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The Art of the Possible – Making the Difference When it Matters the Most: Virgin Atlantic ePMO

I think we can all appreciate just how the aviation and travel industry was impacted in 2020 and still is today (at the time of writing in February 2021) Good news stories were hard to come by and we weren't expecting to hear one which specifically put the PMO at the centre. We had the opportunity to hear that story from Virgin Atlantic's VP of Transformation and Head of ePMO. Called the Art of the Possible, the PMO was all set with a kickoff event in January 2020 with the aim to support the organisation's ambitious plans, to do that they "needed real, rapid and reimagined organisational transformation, not only to the way we think about and plan but how we deliver change" This was the dream: imagine being able to see all of your demand in one place ranked by ease of implementation (RIICE) and the value to your organisation (BVI) that can be directly linked to bottom-line impacting KPIs with benefits that are traceable that everyone is aligned to what you are doing and understands the context of why Then the pandemic hit. Find out what happened and how they made it possible.
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