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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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Free online agile training from HotPMO

HotPMO training is now live! Our very first course offering is a free agile training course. The course is designed to help you learn the agile ceremonies and get the most out of them. It includes an overview and history of the Agile Manifesto and provides a guide to Scrum. 
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The first 90 days are crucial to success post Covid19

In the wake of Covid-19, The world of work has changed, and you have 90 days to get to grips with it. Michael Watkins’s book, The first 90 days is the definitive book on how to traverse the transition period into a new leadership role. It contains proven strategies for getting up to speed faster, whilst getting…
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What does the PMO Acronym mean?

Shakespeare’s Romeo famously posed the question, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet?”. It would indeed, and this holds true for the PMO, just as it does with roses. What does PMO stand for? The PMO acronym is familiar to anyone who works in…
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The Accidental Product Manager

I was recently asked a question by someone who had accidentally become a Product Manager. “My situation is this: I’ve been working as a BI/analytics consultant at a small company for just over a year and I ended up leading most of our implementation engagements. Under my boss’s direction, I began work on an e-learning…
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Automation in a time of Covid19

Every business, charity and government body is currently being affected by the COVID19 pandemic. The crisis is putting enormous pressure on organizations to work differently. How quickly time flies! The beginning of the year already seems like a bygone era. Not that long ago, organizations were planning for growth and adopting strategies to expand their…
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Join PMO Professionals working from home at PMOwfh

Are you a PMO person working from home? Join us every Wednesday for #PMOWfh! With over half the world’s population now under some sort of lockdown, the majority of PMO analysts, PMO managers, and Portfolio managers have suddenly found themselves working from home. It is fair to say that some have taken this easier than…
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