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PMO Trends for 2022

2021-11-22T20:59:58+11:00November 22nd, 2021|

As we move rapidly towards the conclusion of 2021, we are reflecting on the year that has been, thinking about the challenges and opportunities that came our way and creating some purposeful space to consider the areas we think we will need to lean into in 2022. Here’s our prediction for how 2022 may [...]

Who Project-Manages the Managers?

2021-11-18T20:55:09+11:00November 18th, 2021|

Most companies these days recognise the value of good project management. They know that keeping projects on track, monitoring productivity and addressing problems in a timely manner means better results and more profit.   Many companies even employ project management specialists to make sure that everything is planned, executed, and measured properly. Those people develop great plans, create detailed reports, [...]

10 Commandments for PMOs Introducing Agile

2021-11-11T05:15:00+11:00November 11th, 2021|

Thou shalt not leave anything up to chance. If there was a single statement that defined the PMO profession, that would be it. But we’ve come a long way. We’ve got all kinds of new tools, tricks, and techniques to help us plan, track and monitor everything better.   Agile is definitely one of the shiny new(ish) [...]

COVID Has Meant a Loss of Skilled Migrants. Now What?

2021-10-06T12:54:12+11:00October 6th, 2021|

COVID-based travel restrictions have run rampant globally, but these limitations have made themselves most prevalent in “Fortress” Australia.   A result of these restrictions has been a loss of skilled migrant workers in Australia. Closing the borders means less access to a broader pool of industry talent for businesses far and wide.   While some companies [...]

When Agile Trips You Up

2021-09-22T09:04:46+10:00September 21st, 2021|

We live in a world where people love to put flashy labels on things. If it’s popular online, it’s viral. Fast growing startup? It must be a unicorn. But labels don’t change the very nature of something. You can’t label a chicken a cow and get milk from it. Similarly, just because you call yourself agile, that doesn’t mean you [...]

Is Project Management Deteriorating?

2021-08-29T20:02:59+10:00September 2nd, 2021|

You would think, with so many new tools and technologies available in the project management field, that things would be improving. But, as the world becomes more fast paced and the need for good project management increases, there’s growing evidence that things are headed in the opposite direction.  Companies start, scale, and grow so [...]

Unleash the Power of Productivity 

2021-08-25T18:42:29+10:00August 25th, 2021|

Optimising your productivity is an ongoing process that you can achieve with the help of a few good habits. Below is a list of our 8 tried-and-tested tips for boosting productivity and saving the most precious resource of all: Time.  1. Don’t avoid the Ugly!  Most of us have that one task that [...]

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Hybrid Team

2021-07-15T17:17:06+10:00July 15th, 2021|

This guest post is brought to you by Karen Ferris - Change Management Rebel. Read Karen's article here. Also, listen to our Agile Ideas podcast with her here. The Inclusionary It sounds like a movie and maybe it should be as more people need to know about it than do now. The inclusionary is [...]

3-Step Recovery Plan for Business Owners Who Have Made Money Mistakes

2021-06-24T11:54:02+10:00June 26th, 2021|

Author: Julie Morris If you are an entrepreneur perusing the Agile Management Office website and blog, chances are you are looking for something. Maybe you’re looking for a new direction or a sense of purpose, or perhaps you’re looking for ways to transform procedures or boost team engagement. Perhaps you’re even looking for ways [...]

5 Business Lessons I Wish I Knew When I Started

2021-06-24T11:02:08+10:00June 24th, 2021|

As Agile Management Office is celebrating its 5th anniversary this month, we sat down with the CEO Fatimah Abbouchi and got her reflections from the start of her career as an entrepreneur and businesswoman. Listen to the Agile Ideas podcast episode on this topic with Fatimah here. This is what she had to say…  [...]

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