REVIEW: The PMO Lifecycle by William Dow, PMP

PMO Lifecycle

“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 … Read more REVIEW: The PMO Lifecycle by William Dow, PMP

REVIEW: Learning Lessons From Projects by Ken Burrell

I read Ken Burrell’s “Learning Lessons from Projects” from cover to cover in one sitting – unusual for me, especially when it comes to business books. What I enjoyed most is Ken’s style of writing.  I felt that we were having a conversation, practitioner-to-practitioner on how things can be better. There’s been a lot of research … Read more REVIEW: Learning Lessons From Projects by Ken Burrell

Further resources for PMO Practitioners

Major Projects Knowledge Hub

For my final Friday Insights post of the month, I wanted to take the opportunity to signpost the community towards some resources that I find useful alongside the Major Projects Knowledge Hub in my day to day work as a PMO practitioner. Agile Business Consortium The Agile Business Consortium is a global leader in promoting … Read more Further resources for PMO Practitioners

The PMO; a knowledge broker in project-based organisations

Major Projects Knowledge Hub

The inspiration for this week’s Friday Insight post for the Major Projects Knowledge Hub came from the last PMO Flashmob online meetup of the summer, which included a discussion on a research paper originally published in the International Journal of Project Management back in 2013. Flashmob founder Lindsay Scott subsequently shared the highlights in “The PMO is the … Read more The PMO; a knowledge broker in project-based organisations