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Lindsay Scotthttp://www.arraspeople.co.uk/camel-blog/
Director of Arras People, the programme and project management recruitment specialists. Also blogging at How to Manage a Camel. Lindsay has also launched The PMO Conference

The PMO Manifesto, guiding principles for the PMO profession, is launched at Ticketmaster’s HQ in London on Thursday 20th February.

The new Manifesto will invite PMO professionals from around the world to connect and unite; show solidarity and support to their peers whilst driving forward their profession and delivering the highest value to their organizations.

The PMO Manifesto was created to raise the profile of the profession of PMOs around the globe whilst creating guiding principles that lead to increased success of PMOs in organizations today.

Created by PMO Flashmob members led by Ralf Finchett Jnr and Lindsay Scott; the PMO Manifesto is the result of crowdsourced knowledge from some of the leading PMO professionals in the UK today.

About the PMO Manifesto

The PMO Manifesto was created by the attendees of the PMO Flashmob a monthly meetup in the City of London for PMO professionals to network and learn from each other. Based on the idea of the Agile Manifesto, it was agreed that PMOs would benefit from a similar concept.

PMO (Project, Programme and Portfolio Office) has increasingly become a career of choice within project management. Whilst there is a lack of recognition within the wider project management community of the true value of a PMO and the people that work within them – the community continues to raise awareness and champion the benefits of a successful PMO in organizations today.

The PMO Manifesto was written in Autumn 2013 and will be launched with the support of PMO enthusiasts – Ticketmaster, the leading on-line ticket purchase organisation.

Ticketmaster

About Ticketmaster PMO

Gerry McDonnell, SVP Technology at Ticketmaster, “We take the function of the Portfolio and Project Management Office very seriously at Ticketmaster and have shown the value it provides to the company both at project and portfolio level.  We’re therefore delighted to be hosting this event our new Angel offices to facilitate the great work of the PMO Flashmob and their launch of the PMO manifesto which will go a long way to help define the benefits of a well-structured independent PMO within an organisation.”

Ticketmaster is a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc company.  Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE-LYV) is the largest live entertainment company in the world, consisting of five businesses: concert promotion and venue operations, sponsorship, ticketing solutions, e-commerce and artist management. Live Nation seeks to innovate and enhance the live entertainment experience for artists and fans: before, during and after the show.

In 2009, Live Nation sold 140 million tickets, promoted 21,000 concerts, partnered with 850 sponsors and averaged 25 million unique monthly users of its e-commerce sites. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.

 

About the Launch Event

The launch event takes place on Thursday 20th February, 6pm to 11pm at Ticketmaster:

4 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9HF.

Anyone with an interest in PMO is invitng to come along to the launch event to learn more about the PMO Manifesto over pizza and beer in Ticketmaster’s new cool bar at their HQ.

To book your attendance please visit: www.pmoflashmob.org

For more information and booking your free place visit: www.pmoflashmob.org or www.pmomanifesto.org

Ticketmaster
The bar at Ticketmaster HQ – the venue for the PMO Manifesto

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