PMO Value Ring (PMO-CP)

Back in the summer of 2019 I received an invitation from Americo Pinto, Chair of the PMO Global Alliance, to attend a one-off session he would be running in central London after the annual awards ceremony. It was pitched as an opportunity to provide feedback on the PMO Value Ring (PMO-CP) certification, and included the option to take…

Actionable Insight

Actionable Insights

Influence decisions and drive change Would you like to create real business value from all that data and information you receive on a daily basis? What you need are actionable insights from data and information. Back in 2016, Forrester reported that 74% of businesses said they wanted to be “data-driven,” but only 29% are actually successful at connecting analytics to…

PMO Lifecycle

REVIEW: The PMO Lifecycle by William Dow, PMP

“The PMO Lifecycle: Building, Running & Shutting Down” by William Dow, PMP is my go-to book when setting up or improving a PMO, and I keep it close to hand on my business bookshelf for easy reference. It’s definitely a how-to manual, packed with checklists, diagrams and review questions to embed your learning. You can…

REVIEW: Data Analysis for Management (LSE, 2019)

Over the past 8 weeks I’ve been taking this short course offered by The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), focused on Data Analysis for Management and designed for busy professionals. The course is delivered via an online campus – in partnership with GetSmarter – and led by Dr James Abdey, Assistant Professorial…