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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

Top 10 Reasons To Take Jeff Furman’s PMP Class

Top 10 Benefits of Jeff Furman's PMP class: 1. Highly-experienced PMP instructor - I've taught more than 85 weeks of PMP/CAPM (more than 550 students!) I've trained hundreds of PMs from private industry, US Federal Government, and NYC government (in Manhattan, Bethesda MD, Carlyss LA, Fremont CA, Houston TX, Philadelphia PA, Washington DC and Fort Hood TX for the US [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:37+00:00 October 6th, 2011|Books, knowledge|0 Comments

My next Presentation Skills / Train-the-Trainer class (MCT, CTT+, ACI certifications) will be Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

This popular class prepares instructors & presenters for 3 widely-recognized certifications for trainers: 1) CTT+ (Certified Technical Trainer)2) MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer)3) ACI (Adobe Certified Instructor) These certifications give trainers a strong edge on the job market, especially valuable in this economy.  And you'll sharpen your skills while enjoying networking with your fellow trainers, in a [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:38+00:00 October 2nd, 2011|Books|2 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

Interviewed about my book by Elizabeth Harrin as part of her “Summer of Books 2011” series

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by well-known London-based book author and blogger Elizabeth Harrin: "Getting some answers: an interview with Jeff Furman" which just came out as part of Elizabeth's "Summer of Books 2011" series, on her widely-read blog: "A Girl's Guide To Project Management." Here is a photo of Elizabeth (left) interviewing [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:38+00:00 August 12th, 2011|Books|2 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