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Meet Michael, one of many valued team members!

2020-01-29T00:57:45+00:00January 29th, 2020|

An important part of working with Agile Management Office (AMO) is knowing WHO you’re working with. So, with that said, we will be introducing some of our team members over the coming months, so you get an idea of who our people are and why they choose to work at AMO! Introducing… MICHAEL! Michael [...]

Aarhus University Partnership Update

2020-01-15T03:28:22+00:00January 15th, 2020|

Our Project Empire students at Aarhus University are in their final stages of exams. They've been learning everything from personal branding, project management communication and how applying the AMO Method can drive lean governance. We believe these students are going to be one step ahead of the practical application of skills used in real-time [...]

Top 5 Trends for PMO in 2020

2019-12-16T23:48:51+00:00December 16th, 2019|

It was a year of discovery for us at Agile Management Office. We spent much of 2019 listening, reviewing, understanding and developing a detailed overview of the key challenges facing PMOs. With the support of academic literature and practitioner interviews, we confirmed that PMOs need to change as old outdated methods are no longer [...]

Are our Government Agencies overwhelmed by governance?

2019-10-30T01:54:03+00:00October 30th, 2019|

As a result of the many corporate scandals that have taken place around the world, best-practice corporate governance guidelines have been developed in most countries. Good governance is central to ensuring that boards and committees are effective at leading the organisation they serve while also meeting their legal and compliance responsibilities. Although the question [...]

How quickly can your PMO pivot?

2019-09-01T08:46:11+00:00September 1st, 2019|

Agile management is about working smarter, not harder! It's about generating more value from less work. That way the client gets value sooner. Unfortunately, when it comes to the #PMO, they are often so burdened by politics and rigid processes, it makes working in an agile way very difficult because traditional governance practices are [...]

Investing in Delivery Capability

2019-09-01T08:15:57+00:00September 1st, 2019|

As we hurtle into the second part of the year, the AMO Team are taking a moment to reflect on everything we have learnt and achieved in 2019 and how that shapes us for our immediate and longer-term future. One of the pillars of the AMO corporate culture is continuous learning. We are starting [...]

New Financial Year… are you ready?

2019-07-31T04:34:14+00:00July 31st, 2019|

To welcome the new financial year, opportunities to make better decisions for meeting organisational goals through a pipeline of projects is well under way. Executives are directing organisations to kick start all new projects and pushing harder on existing projects; it’s all systems GO!Hold on – what about closing out the previous financial year? Should [...]

Risks and Issues are the same thing, right?

2019-06-03T00:28:52+00:00May 31st, 2019|

The short answer is NO! Hear me out… Over the last FIVE years I have had the opportunity to immerse myself with Risk Management, from both a Project and Operational lens, across SIX different organisations. What I found really interesting was the maturity level of risk management within each organisation as well as the [...]

Integration of Change and Governance

2019-05-31T07:30:06+00:00May 31st, 2019|

Here at AMO when we design governance structures for our clients, we often use models that integrate change with governance gates. I’ll discuss below a common flow that we open with to start a productive conversation; One Door to Change (1D2C) This represents an official entry point. This is often one of the biggest [...]

Do you have Agile FOMO?

2019-04-03T04:59:36+00:00March 29th, 2019|

FOMO. Fear of missing out! If you use social media, or are entrenched in trading platforms / forums, trawl a bit of reddit here and there, or are even remotely engaged in social environments, you’ll have heard of this term. However, if you haven’t, allow me to (controversially) reference Urban Dictionary: FOMO (noun) | [...]