Category: Life at PPO
Lessons from Montserrat: A PMO in the shadow of volcanoes
Martin Parlett, Head of the PMO for the government of Montserrat, a Caribbean island, recently shared his ‘Lessons in Focus’ for project management offices (PMOs), highlighting that, wherever they may be based, and whatever they may be trying to achieve, the challenges for PMOs across the globe are common.
BankservAfrica crowned as South African PMO of the Year
The enterprise project management office (ePMO) of BankservAfrica, the largest automated clearing house in Africa, has taken the title of South Africa’s top PMO for 2022, with Altron Karabina, a Microsoft digital transformation partner, being named as runner up. The South African PMO Awards is an annual competition managed by Project Portfolio Office, a project and portfolio management (PPM) tool and solutions provider committed to growing the project management profession, in order to identify and recognise PMOs in South Africa that are delivering value to their organisations.
Capitec beats global entrants to be crowned the World PMO of the Year, a South African and African first!
The project management office (PMO) of Capitec Bank has won the PMO Global Alliance’s (PMGOA) World PMO of the Year award for 2022, making the South African retail bank the first-ever African recipient of the most prestigious worldwide award for PMOs, projects and PMO professionals.
Taking ownership of your PMO career
The world of the project management office (PMO) has changed dramatically, shifting away from the PMO having an administrative or support role only towards adding real business value. This evolution has been similarly reflected in the career opportunities available within the PMO space.
Key trends and considerations for today’s PMO success
#PPOActive sponsors Helderberg Harriers annual 4x4x4 race event
Local PMO Forum events return to provide PMO leaders and execs with industry insights
Project Management South Africa (PMSA), with the support of Project Portfolio Office, a project and portfolio management (PPM) tool and solutions provider that is committed to growing the project management profession, has officially kicked off its Gauteng and Western Cape PMO Forums again for the first time since COVID-19 closed down face-to-face events in early 2020.
Announcing the semi-finalists for the 2020 South Africa Project Management Office (PMO) awards
10 PMOs, 15 judges, 16 hours of webinar sessions, 36 evaluations, 54 hours of viewing, and we have our finalists for the last stage of the 2020 South Africa PMO Awards competition! Today, we’re thrilled to announce the 4 semi-finalists moving on to the evaluation stage of the world’s largest professional competition for PMOs, their organisations, and leaders.