30 Aug, 2020

063: Applying a Disciplined Agile Mindset to the PMO with Scott Ambler

2021-01-03T17:45:22-05:00August 30th, 2020|Methods, Podcast|

Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! PMI Talent Triangle: Strategic and Business Management Hi, there IMPACT Drivers! Have you heard of Disciplined Agile? I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Scott Ambler, the Vice President, Chief Scientist of Disciplined Agile at the Project Management Institute (PMI) and he’s introduced me to Disciplined Agile and I LOVE IT! It’s the perfect approach to putting common sense into common practice. It’s not a framework or methodology, but more of a toolkit of guidance and [...]

19 Jul, 2020

057: The Difference Between Adaptability, Agility and Agile with Angela Bunner

2021-01-03T17:45:25-05:00July 19th, 2020|Methods, Podcast|

Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! This week, we’re talking about adaptability, agility, and big “A” Agile. There are a lot of terms floating around these days that all seem to mean something similar. I’ve got Angela Bunner, VP Customer Experience at Clarizen, here with me to help clarify these terms and put them in context for the PMO. In our current environment, we’re all facing a lot of VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity) and this can put a strain on IMPACT Drivers. Our ability [...]

5 Jul, 2020

055: Untapped Agility with Jesse Fewell

2021-01-03T17:45:26-05:00July 5th, 2020|Methods, Podcast|

Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! Ohhhh, I’ve been so looking forward to sharing this since I first ready Jesse’s manuscript last year.   YAY!! I finally get to tell you all about it. :)  My dear friend, colleague, and partner in crime on keynote stages, Jesse Fewell has been working on this fun, thought-provoking, and insightful book that will help you understand why Agile transformations fail. This is a MUST HAVE book for ANYONE leading or participating in any transformation, Agile or not! You’ll discover (and maybe see [...]

24 May, 2020

049: Ways a PMO Can Support Agile Projects

2021-01-03T17:45:28-05:00May 24th, 2020|Agile, Building a PMO, Change Management, Methods, Project Management|

PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! NOTE: For the very best experience, listen to this episode on your favorite podcast provider here.   This episode is sponsored by Revolutionize Project Delivery through Agile Portfolio Management Download this whitepaper to respond faster to changing priorities, deliver strategic projects more quickly and accurately plan capacity through an Agile approach to portfolio management. DOWNLOAD NOW Show Notes: Hey there, IMPACT Driver! In this episode, [...]

8 Mar, 2020

039: Yes, the PMO CAN Drive an Agile Transformation!

2021-01-03T17:45:31-05:00March 8th, 2020|Change Management, Leadership, Methods, PM Practices, PMO Practices|

PMI Talent Triangle: Strategic and Business Management Learn how a PMO can drive Agile inside your organization.  This episode is sponsored by the Agile Leadership Journey Certified Agile Leader workshop: Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! NOTE: For the very best experience, listen to this episode on your favorite podcast provider here. LEARN MORE Show Notes: Hey there, IMPACT Driver! Before we dive in, I wanted to invite you to join Jesse Fewell for one of his upcoming workshops designed for leaders that want to [...]

1 Mar, 2020

038: 3 Techniques to Move Past the Agile vs. PM Discussion

2021-01-03T17:45:33-05:00March 1st, 2020|Agile, Building a PMO, Change Management, Methods, Project Management|

PMI Talent Triangle: Strategic and Business Management Master these 3 techniques for a productive path forward with Agile and traditional PM. Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! NOTE: For the very best experience, listen to this episode on your favorite podcast provider here. This episode is sponsored by: Agile Organizations Need Modern Governance Structures Download this Forrester research report to learn the importance for Agile enterprise PMOs to provide a macro view of performance. DOWNLOAD NOW Show Notes: Hey [...]

19 Jan, 2020

032: Sneak Peek into PMBoK 7 with Jesse Fewell

2021-02-22T12:08:47-05:00January 19th, 2020|Building a PMO, Change Management, Laura's PMO Articles Only, Leadership, Methods, PMO Practices, Podcast|

PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! This episode is sponsored by KeyedIn. Show Notes: Hey there, IMPACT Driver! Before we dive into today's podcast, I'd like to tell you a little about our sponsor, KeyedIn. They are a generous sponsor of our free event, the PMO IMPACT Summit, helping us bring high-quality, relevant, and IMPACTful content to as many PMO leaders and PMs around the world as possible. KeyedIn is a project and portfolio management software provider that is leading the way when [...]

8 Sep, 2019

014: Business Agility with Peter Taylor

2021-02-22T12:52:41-05:00September 8th, 2019|Methods, PMO Practices, Podcast|

Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! Today we are talking with a fellow thought leader in the PMO and project management space, Peter Taylor. He is a PMO expert who has built and led five global PMOs across several industries and has been a strategic advisor to many other organizations on Change Management and project strategy. He's also the author of the number one bestselling project management book, The Lazy Project Manager along with many other books on project leadership, PMO development, project marketing. Peter has been described as perhaps the [...]

1 Sep, 2019

013: Resolving the Methodology Wars with Mike Hannan

2021-02-22T12:53:08-05:00September 1st, 2019|Methods, PMO Practices, Podcast|

PMI Talent Triangle: Strategic and Business Management Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! Today, we are talking with one of my dearest friends, Mike Hannan. Mike and I have known each other for a very, very long time. He truly was a friend first, and then we found out how much we had in common with respect to helping organizations make a huge impact with PMO, project management, portfolio management. And both of us have a really strong passion in this space and have worked together on a lot [...]