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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 Challenges of a Hybrid Working Environment

Much like farm families had to deal with sons returning from World War I, companies worldwide are struggling with the Covid-19 impact on the workforce and workplace. Work was necessarily transferred from the office to the home, accelerating a trend that appeared in the 1970s with “telecommuting.” Despite rosy projections that telecommuting would be the…
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How PMO Leaders can build on the momentum from the pandemic

The past 12 months have shown how crucial the PMO Director role is: Now the focus shifts to enabling talent and building project portfolios that deliver growth. The PMO on the front line The PMO Director has previously been seen by too many organizations as the person who generates reports and shows how far behind…
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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 hopelessly 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 called Goal Setting for PMO Teams, 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…
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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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