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How quickly can your PMO pivot?

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 [...]

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

Investing in Delivery Capability

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 [...]

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

New Financial Year… are you ready?

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 [...]

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

Risks and Issues are the same thing, right?

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 [...]

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

Integration of Change and Governance

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 [...]

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

Do you have Agile FOMO?

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) | [...]

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

What happens when you synergise Governance and Delivery?

One of the primary goals of the AMO Method is to harmonise the worlds of delivery and governance; unlocking the potential gains which are dissipating into the ether through unnecessary friction. Over the past five years, it’s been impossible to miss the seismic transition which has swept through organisations, leading to significant repositioning of [...]

By |2019-03-29T05:02:11+00:00March 29th, 2019|

Situational Agility – Agile is NOT prescriptive

There is a LOT to learn about Agile. There is so much that looks great on paper but falls short in practice of the ideals it is meant to deliver. When we think about Agile, we need to consider that it is NOT a prescriptive solution. So much time is wasted on debating definitions [...]

By |2019-03-05T22:04:24+00:00February 28th, 2019|

5 signs your PMO is doing more harm than good

Before I continue, allow me to preface this article by saying that very good PMOs DO EXIST, however I believe they are far and few between.  So, what makes a PMO problematic, or bad, even? What are the key contributing factors to a PMO that does more harm than the good that was originally [...]

By |2019-01-31T00:01:55+00:00January 31st, 2019|

Top 5 trends for PMO in 2019

Coming into 2019, we believe it is both an exciting but challenging time for PMOs. Throughout the past few years we have observed a fundamental shift in awareness of PMO and its value-add potential to delivery and BAU. Amidst the rapidly evolving landscape, PMOs have an opportunity to thrive if they can achieve the [...]

By |2019-01-22T01:41:28+00:00January 21st, 2019|