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 … Read moreREVIEW: The PMO Lifecycle by William Dow, PMP

Driving PMO Impact 1


A PPM solution is software designed to be an enterprise-wide, strategic tool which facilitates more effective project portfolio management. It’s a multi-million turnover industry, full of hundreds of options ranging from free and instantly accessible to costing thousands and taking months to configure and implement. Gartner’s Magic Quadrant is regarded as the go-to source of information on … Read moreDriving PMO Impact 1

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 moreFurther 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 moreThe PMO; a knowledge broker in project-based organisations