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Outsourcing the mundane PMO activities

Outsourcing the mundane, routine activities can help your team thrive. I’ve seen the same pattern across numerous PMO teams. Talented individuals are hired as PMO analysts because they have that certain spark, curiosity, drive, and creativity that defines the truly great analysts. But too often, those skills go underutilized as their time is spent on…
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What I learned about Pull Systems from playing MiniMotorways

So, my wife got a new phone. And with it came a three-month family subscription to Apple Arcade – Apple’s subscription games service that promises fun games, all ad-free. Two months in, and I am hopeless addicted to a strategy game called MiniMotorways. The premise is simple – connect houses to factories and ensure vehicles…
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Goal setting for PMO Teams – with PMOFlashmob

On Thursday 25th March, we had the opportunity to run an OKR session for the PMO meetup group #PMOFlashmob. Whilst they are more at home in the back room of a bar, the flashmobbers – like many other groups in times of Covid – had moved online. It led to a curious mix, with UK…
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Outsourcing the mundane PMO activities

Outsourcing the mundane, routine activities can help your team thrive. I’ve seen the same pattern across numerous PMO teams. Talented individuals are hired as PMO analysts because they have that certain spark, curiosity, drive, and creativity that defines the truly great analysts. But too often, those skills go underutilized as their time is spent on…
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The Cost of Sitting on the Sidelines

The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies. Napoleon Bonaparte History teaches that the future belongs to the bold, the few people and organizations who rise above setbacks and confusion to create new beginnings and opportunities. Five hundred years…
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Project management principles

Not a day goes by without a new whitepaper, book, or conference article published heralding a new delivery approach that is absolutely the only possible way that all projects should be delivered from hereon. How fortunate then that experienced project managers and PMO professionals don’t follow fads. Instead, they follow project management principles. Underpinning the…
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Preparing a Workforce for Automation

Spurred by the impact of Covid-19, companies, large and small, have embraced the necessity of redesigning and automating work processes to remain competitive. Advances in intelligent systems with the ability to think, learn, and work alongside humans enable lower costs, higher quality, and faster cycle times than previously possible. More companies are pursuing automation in an accelerated fashion as…
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