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My highlights of the PMI Annual North American Congress 2011 in Dallas — What were yours?

  I attended another great PMI conference (my third-in-a-row) in Dallas last week. If you attended also, Please share Your Highlights in the "Leave a Reply" box. 1. Keynote Speaker: Malcolm Gladwell, author of "Blink," "The Tipping Point" and "Outliers." Much of his talk was about Steve Jobs, and how he felt that Jobs epitomized the [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:36+00:00 October 29th, 2011|Agile, Books, knowledge|7 Comments

Upcoming Agile Events in NYC (end of September / October)

1) IIBA NYC Speaker: Emiliano Soldi, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM Topic: "Agile PM: A Tradeoff Between Proactivity & Reactivity" Emiliano Soldi, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM Day / Date:  Monday, August 13, 2012 Time: 5:30 - 9:00 PM Location: Microsoft - 1290 Avenue of the Americas (6th Floor: Tavern / Carousel) Key take-aways: Understanding how complexity can be reduced and faced [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:38+00:00 September 20th, 2011|Agile|0 Comments

Book Review: “Managing The Black Hole: The Executive’s Guide To Software Project Risk” (Gary Gack)

For Project Managers, Program Managers and IT Executives looking to make their projects more efficient and profitable, "Managing The Black Hole: The Executive's Guide To Software Project Risk (Business Expert Publishing) is a very practical and "deep-dive" book, with a lot of valuable suggestions and tips that I think will be fresh ideas to many readers. The [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:39+00:00 August 11th, 2011|Books, knowledge|2 Comments

5 Excellent Agile Events in September in NYC (4 offering PDUs)

5 Agile events in Manhattan this month (the first 4 offering PDUs for PMPs). 1) “Turbo-Charging Agile Software Development with Lean Methods and Systems Thinking” (presented by NY SPIN) Date / Time: Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 5:30 – 8:00 PM Location: 1290 Avenue of the Americas between 51st and 52nd St. (Microsoft Offices) PRESENTER: Satish Thatte To [...]

By | 2011-08-09T09:33:34+00:00 August 9th, 2011|Agile, knowledge|0 Comments

Top 10 Trainer’s Tips For PMs Giving Presentations

How many times have you attended presentations where the presenter knew the content, but the slides were too busy, or there were technical glitches which distracted the audience? I have given hundreds of classes and presentations, and also taught many Train The Trainer classes.  And I've put my best 10 tips into an article: "Top 10 Trainer's Tips For PMs Giving [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:39+00:00 June 21st, 2011|knowledge, podcasts|0 Comments