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Agile PMO Slides

Agile PMOI have uploaded the slides from my “Agile PMO” presentation and they can be accessed from the link below . I presented them last week at the Calgary APLN meeting and this week at the PMI-SAC Professional Development Conference. My session was well attended and I received good feedback; some of the slides are pretty sparse and really just visual reminders for me to tell a story about something. In the upcoming weeks I hope to post some more thoughts on the topic.

At the conference I attended some great sessions by Ed Merrow, Lee Lambert, and Jeremy Gutsche amongst others, that inspired some new directions of learning that I hope to write about too. Unfortunately release demos, and 2012 road-mapping sessions at my day job preventing me attending all the sessions I would have liked, but the event was very worthwhile.

Download The Agile PMO

The Agile PMO

Agile PMOOn Wednesday Nov. 16th I will be presenting on how “PMOs often Present Multiple Obstacles for agile projects yet can also Provide Many Opportunities”. This is for our local A(P)LN chapter and is a dry run for next week when I am presenting it at the PMI-SAC Conference. Anyone who is around Calgary this Wednesday is welcome to attend this free event. Please just register in advance so we know how many drinks to plan for.

In the presentation we will explore:
•    What is a PMO supposed to do anyway?
•    How agile projects are often a misfit for PMOs
•    A different kind of Game Theory to illustrate how PMOs can help
•    Characteristics of an agile aligned PMO
•    What are today’s PMO challenges?
•    A case study for an award winning agile PMO
•    Tomorrow’s PMO challenges and opportunities

I am looking forward to seeing some old friends and meeting some new members too, I hope you can make it along.