The 12 Days of PMO Learning

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This December, we’ve been taking a look back at some of our favourite moments in 2019. In case you’ve missed them, we’ve gathered a list of our most notable posts this year. 1 – Getting Ahead in your PMO Career Back in September, Lindsay did a talk at Project Challenge on top 10 things you …

Hello World: PMO Learning Introducing Cyril Bot

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If you’ve been keeping up with us here at PMO Learning, you’ll know that we’ve been following the growing trend in project data analytics and automation for the last couple of years. After getting involved in the data analytics community and meeting tons of innovative people while sponsoring Project:Hack, we’ve teamed up with Projecting Success …

Enterprise-Wide Portfolio Management

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According to the most recent Gartner study (Gartner Magic Quadrant for PPM May 2019), By 2023, 80% of organisations will have an enterprise project, programme or product management office (PMO). As the individual focus might be different, reflected by the name itself or the scope of services provided, the commonality lies in the word “enterprise”. …

Using Coaching Skills to Avoid the PMO Police!

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We’ve been running our Coaching Skills for the PMO course for over six months now, to great success, but we still get asked why we think coaching skills are so important for PMO professionals. We get it – when you think about developing your PMO skills, your mind doesn’t jump to coaching and when you …

Portfolio Management and the PMO

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Although it is now generally accepted that the PMO is not just an admin department, the discussions seem to have moved to the other end of the spectrum – whether PMOs do or support Portfolio Management. In this one hour webinar, we explored the role of PMO in Portfolio Management and launched our new course …

What is Your Role in Benefits Management?

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How good is your organisation at Benefits Management? We think, definitely not as good as it could be. A few months ago, in October, Eileen gave a presentation on Benefits for All at the BCS Proms-G (Project Management Specialist Group). She introduced the Benefits Management Lifecycle and talked over the different responsibilities of the people …