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…

data-visualisation

Visualising Data

This week’s webinar with PMO Flashmob was an opportunity to share some ideas with PMO practitioners around how to engage senior stakeholders more with the insights they are providing. Many were surprised when one of the polls during the session indicated that the most popular way of sharing information is via Microsoft PowerPoint. I must…

PMOImpactSummit

Driving PMO Impact 5

This is how I think about PMO; moving the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle to build the full picture. Before you start a puzzle, do you count how many pieces you have, to make sure you are not going to be wasting your time before you start? What happens if pieces are missing? Do you…