It is not always an easy task to become part of Captain Lindi Marvel’s agents as the standards she set is sometimes quit high. Recently the Captain has introduced, her now full time agent, to the team. Invisible Andisiwe. As the Invisible Woman, Andisiwe can render herself wholly or partially invisible at will. She can … Continue reading "Invisible Woman joins the PPO Super Hero Club!"
Excellent customer service agents are like superheroes. They use their powers for good, they live by a strong moral code and they have a motivation that has led them to be who they are. Here at PPO our support team, or the Super Six as we like to call them, are by day mild mannered individuals … Continue reading "Super six or super fix?"
As you know, we at Project Portfolio Office (PPO) are a a social bunch and would use any excuse to get together for some “off-the-clock” time with our fellow teamsters here in South Africa. That is why we used this past Valentine’s day as a good excuse to put the brakes on the fast pace … Continue reading "Spreading the love on Valentine’s Day"
It is the season of to-do's as the holiday season begins. Travel plans, preparation for the perfect festive lunch and that last minute shopping. With our mantra of Work Hard to Play Hard, Project Portfolio Office (PPO) kick-started the holiday season by wrestling the team away from their work stations to celebrate yet another year … Continue reading "Oh what fun the festive season can be!"
Project Portfolio Office’s (PPO) recent “Amazing Race” was an adventurous quest and treasure hunt with a technological edge. The hopeful teams made their way to iconic Pretoria Zoo in a minibus taxi each with a goal to finish as the number one team. But before the race could begin, teams loosened their limbs with some … Continue reading "PPO’s Amazing Race"
As part of its pledge to provide ongoing assistance and support to the residents of Boitumelo Children’s Home in Soshanguve, Pretoria, employees of Project Portfolio Office (PPO) came together in full force to collect blankets in order to provide the home with some much needed warmth over these cold winter months. More than 95 blankets … Continue reading "PPO shares the warmth this winter"
Fabulous food, FUN and games, (try spelling your name with your whole body...) as well as directing your own 3 minute masterpiece was on the line-up at PPO’s quarterly team building event. Each team worked together to write a script, produce, direct and act in the "Movie" using random props and clues. Just 45 minutes … Continue reading "LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!"
Valentine’s Day is abuzz here at PPO today. We challenged our team to dress for the occasion and offered a mystery prize for the best dressed. The teamsters in SA came dressed as their grand sparkly selves (as they usually do), with a little twist of romance. We decided in all fairness, that there were … Continue reading "PPO Celebrates Valentines Day"
Traditionally a roof wetting function or ritual involves wetting of the actual roof. This is done to check that the new roof is properly sealed off from the elements. At our roof wetting cocktail party we did no such thing...as we are on the 4th floor and health and safety regulations prohibit us from exploring … Continue reading "Our roof wetting cocktail party"
As the holiday season approaches, the thoughts of the PPO’ers turn to last minute travel plans, turkey dinners and sunny days on the beach. But before wrapping up the year and bidding each other adieu, we took the time to celebrate another great year over a festive meal and plenty of bubbly. The venue, a … Continue reading "Red hat lunch"