ProjectWorld Day One Track E: Enterprise
Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Session Details To Be Announced
|2:30||Advance to Next Session|
The Secret to Deriving PMO Value: Aligning Your PMO Efforts and Governance Structure
In the Spring of 2003, TCH's IS group took a bold step. Under a new CIO, they stopped work – completely. It was clear to this new CIO that in order to successfully derive value from their PMO going forward, they must first formally align the efforts of their PMO with their organization's governance structure. So, work ceased and an all out effort began to correct the process by building the PMO from the bottom up and the governance structure from the top down. This unique approach would result in a standard work approach that would ensure the long-term success of the TCH PMO.
David Finn, CIO, TEXAS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
Avoiding the Risks of Risk Management
For years, project managers have been taught to identify, quantify and develop strategies for dealing with risks, yet risk management continues to be one of the weakest areas of project management. In today's challenging project environment, how can project managers manage risks effectively?
This session will define a process for extending the PMBoK risk management framework and integrating risk management into the project plan to provide real, proactive and ongoing management and tracking of risks, and will address ways to present your risk plan to management and customers as well as ways to get your team involved in the risk management process.
Tom Westcott, PMP, CEO, PROJECT SOLUTIONS GROUP
|4:45||Advance to Next Session|
Linking IT with Business Strategy and Goals
This case study will outline a set of best practices necessary to identify a link between organizational business strategy and projects, covering project portfolio management framework, supporting organizational structure, examples of project categorization and project prioritization methods, and the impact to the resource utilization.
The presenter will share with the audience the estimated cost of not aligning project with organizational business strategies in IT environment.
Mila Bozic, M Sc EE, P Eng, PMP, Senior Manager Project Management Office, SCOTIABANK GROUP
End of Day
Day One Track Sessions
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