June 2023 Update from PMO Global Alliance India Hub


May PMO Insights Event with Cecilia D’Silva,

Upcoming PMO Insights event in June



By Sri Sudharshan M

Director – Communications
PMO Global Alliance India Hub

Bengaluru, India

 News Snippets

  • PMO Insights – May 2023

On May 5, 2023, PMOGA India Community Hub hosted an event on the role of PMOs in a fintech world. The event was led by Ms. Cecilia D’Silva, , Senior Vice President and Head of Project Management Office at Kinara Capital.

The PMO Insights event was a valuable opportunity for project management professionals to learn about the role of PMOs in the fintech world. Ms.  Cecilia D’Silva,  insights were informative and practical, and they provided attendees with a roadmap for implementing a PMO culture within their own organizations.

The fintech industry is growing rapidly, and with it, the risks associated with it. Fintech organizations handle sensitive financial data, and they must comply with complex and constantly evolving regulations. They must also maintain a positive reputation and continuously innovate.

Cecilia D’Silva,  shared her insights on some of the unique risks that fintech organizations face:

  • Cybersecurity: Fintech organizations are a prime target for cyberattacks because they handle sensitive financial data.
  • Compliance: Regulations in the fintech industry are complex and constantly evolving, making it challenging to stay compliant.
  • Reputation: In the age of social media, fintech organizations must maintain a positive reputation to attract and retain customers.
  • Innovation: Fintech organizations must continuously innovate to stay ahead of the competition, but this can introduce new risks.

She also shared her experience on, How PMOs Can Help?

Project management offices (PMOs) can play a vital role in helping fintech organizations manage risk.

PMOs can:


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How to cite this report: Sudharshan, S. (2023). June 2023 Update from PMOGA India Hub; report, PM World Journal, Vol. XII, Issue VI, June. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/06/pmwj130-Jun2023-Sudharshan-Update-PMOGA-India-Hub-report.pdf

About the Author

Sri Sudharshan.M

Chennai, India


Sri is a Project Management professional with CSM, SaFe Agilist 5.0, CBE, ITIL and SSGB certifications. He has more than sixteen years of experience in project management, PMO and has been responsible to deliver digital transformation projects. He holds a bachelor’s degree in public Administration, Master’s degree in Business Administration and an Executive Management Development Program in Project Management & Industry revolution 4.0 from Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode.

On a voluntary basis, he has been working for the PMO Global Alliance India Hub since July 2021 and he was elevated as Director of Communications from February 2023. His responsibilities include communication, public relations, and collaborations.

Sri can be contacted at indiahub@community.pmoga.world or via LinkedIn