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So far AMO has created 51 blog entries.

3 reasons why improving processes can lead to increased project delivery success

2020-05-27T05:26:36+00:00May 27th, 2020|

Process Improvement is challenging; especially when you are a Project Manager and dealing with owners who have a “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it” attitude. Yet improving a process (or suite of processes) could be vital to the success of your project and potentially vital for the organisation (especially if the Project is [...]

Celebrating women in project management featuring CEO Fatimah Abbouchi

2020-04-08T00:57:06+00:00April 8th, 2020|

Our CEO Fatimah Abbouchi was recently interviewed and featured by Elise Stevens, an incredible working with women in project management roles to reinforce within themselves their true value to their team, company and industry. You can read what Elise wrote about Fatimah HERE.

NOW is a good time to revisit how you work with information!

2020-03-31T03:09:52+00:00March 31st, 2020|

It is safe to say that we are in very interesting times right now. Amid the transition to working from home arrangements, opportunity has presented itself to refocus and reassess ways we can be more efficient. One way is to review the way we work with information. Our shift to remote working has presented [...]

8 most frustrating things about PMOs

2020-03-24T23:46:45+00:00March 24th, 2020|

Just like every person, every organisation has its good days and its bad days; and the Project Management Office (PMO) is not immune to this. I’ve seen it firsthand and I have been a part of it. Without continuously questioning everything we are doing (purpose, value, meeting stakeholder needs, etc.), we are choosing to [...]

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 [...]