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Microsoft UK Tech4Good Scheme - PMDOS - Wellingtone PPM - FuturePMO

Microsoft’s MissionEmpower every person, every organisation on the planet to achieve more. 

On Friday 4th May, Wellingtone ran the first ever Project Management Day of Service (PMDOS) in London.

Partnering with Project Management for Change, this is the first event of its kind to be brought to the UK.

The first seminar of the day was from Emily Large at Microsoft who delivered a very inspiring and insightful presentation on their Tech4Good Charity Pathway and how Microsoft can help charities. Microsoft want to empower people with the skills, knowledge and opportunity to achieve no matter what their situation.

Charities that are more digitally mature are 28% more likely to report an increase in funding than those who aren’t.
Lloyd’s Bank UK Digital Business Index 2016

Did you know that part of the Microsoft UK Tech4Good Charity Pathway, they offer seminars, workshops and webinars to help up skill people digitally and also on software?

They have a lot of learning tools and resources available and also a technology donation portfolio. You may also be eligible for discounted or free licenses on particular Microsoft products.

You can find out more about what Microsoft offer to Charities, including where to go in the presentation below.

“This is a very interesting conference specifically tailored towards PMOs, it provides you with a chance to interact with PMO professionals from so many industries – if you are in a PMO – do not miss it!” Jaguar Landrover

“The last two continue to have been the best conferences I have attended and that its a great opportunity to learn, get tips, get inspired and network.” The University of Edinburgh

“Good conference without people trying to sell you stuff all day or get your contact details to sell you services after!” AON

“Great networking opportunities and interesting speakers, worth attending” Gate One

“FuturePMO is insightful, thought-provoking, fun and well worth attending!” KBR

“FuturePMO was an enjoyable day and great for sharing experiences.” Severn Trent Water

“You must attend the FuturePMO at LEAST once in your life!” Waltham Forest Council

“FuturePMO is a great conference and I look forward to returning each year. It is great for anybody working in a project environment but if you work for or within a PMO then it is a must-attend event.” JD Sports

“A great interactive conference, relevant to anyone working within a PMO or looking to set one up.” Victrex

“For a truly inspiring, involving and invigorating PMO experience, attend FuturePMO 2018!” University of Cambridge

“The 2017 event was exceptional – enjoyable and thought-provoking. Well worth the time investment.” Kings College London

“It’s a fun and informative event run by experts who are serious about PMOs.” South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

“It was really good to have an event purely focused on PMO. The structure of the day worked well and the length of sessions were good.” Yorkshire Water

“Overall there was a very good balance of plenary presentations, workshops, networking, and a well engaged set of attendees.” BOC

“FuturePMO is the best conference I’ve been to, you should definitely book yourself a ticket!” Compass Group