Discuss the pitfalls of traditional PMO and Modern PMO that would be welcomed in todays world. Is Agile part of it and where does scrum masters reside, and how could an organization move from traditional to modern PMO

Learning Objectives:

Identify key characteristics of a Modern Successful PMO

Target Audience:

Executive / Management, Practitioners, Coaches, Product / Portfolio Management


Kirti Maheshwari

Kirti is a Senior IT Program Manager with a progressive leadership career at Motorola Solutions. Her expertise is across the entire IT program management spectrum – in M&A integration, business management, Supply Chain, IT and Infrastructure services. Currently, she is the IT Mergers, Acquisition and Divestiture Lead, with accountability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to on-board any newly acquired company employees and IT operations into Motorola Solutions. Kirti has consistently led teams to deliver complex global IT programs with unprecedented cost savings by leveraging broad IT and business functional knowledge. Her leadership strength is using a data-driven black belt quality approach and project management discipline to lead rapid change. Kirti holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Telecommunications. Her certifications include: Certified Scrum Master (CSM®), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Digital Six Sigma (6σ) Black Belt, and Project Management Professional (PMP®). Kirti has a passion for mentoring next generation leaders. She is the co-leader of Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Motorola Solutions Global Chapter